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Up close and personal: how the Samsung Galaxy S6 uses its octa-core processor

by: Gary SimsJune 22, 2015
The Exynos 7420 has an octa-core CPU, but how does the Samsung Galaxy S6 use it? We get up close and personal with it to see how it multitasks.
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Fact or Fiction: Android apps only use one CPU core

by: Gary SimsMay 25, 2015
Quad-core and octa-core devices seem to be the norm at the moment, but can Android apps use so many cores? I did some testing and this is what I found out.
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Why 8 and 10 CPU cores in smartphones are a good idea – a lesson from the kitchen

by: Gary SimsMay 13, 2015
Patrick Moorhead recently wrote an article for Forbes about why 8 core CPUs are a bad idea for mobile. I think he is wrong, so here is my rebuttal.
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ARM vs X86 – Key differences explained!

by: Gary SimsNovember 25, 2014
ARM is the top CPU designer for mobile, Intel is the big name in PCs. Both make CPUs for Android devices, but what is the difference between them?
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ARM’s Intelligent Power Allocation adds some more clever to thermal management

by: Gary SimsOctober 13, 2014
ARM has some clever tech which improves the thermal management of a SoC by controlling the CPU cores and the GPU to keep the chip within its thermal budget.
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Exynos Galaxy Note 4 outlasts the competition in battery tests

by: Rob TriggsSeptember 29, 2014
The Galaxy Note 4 comes in two SoC options. The Exynos 5433 version features more efficient ARM CPU cores which help boost battery life, according to this test.
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ARM & Qualcomm ready themselves for the 64-bit generation

by: Rob TriggsJuly 31, 2014
With Android L moving Google's operating system over to 64-bit, this also means big changes for the mobile market's leading processor companies. We take a look at what Qualcomm has planned for ARM's new architecture design.
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What to expect from smartphone hardware in late 2014 and into 2015

by: Rob TriggsJuly 18, 2014
Handset manufacturers have been attempting to keep stagnation at bay with water resistance devices, new build materials, and various gimmicks this generation, but late-2014 and 2015 flagships could take us back to a more traditional hardware arms race. Join us as we take a look at what to expect from hardware in late-2014 and into 2015.
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Galaxy Note 4 benchmark suggests that the Exynos 5433 outpaces the Snapdragon 805

by: Rob TriggsJune 23, 2014
According to AnTuTu, the octa-core Exynos 5433 SoC scores more than 40,000 points in the benchmark test, compared with the Snapdragon 805's 37,780 points.
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AMD announces first official Android chipset – just how good will the Cortex A53/A57 be?

by: Jonathan FeistMay 7, 2014
AMD will release a 20nm Cortex A57 based SoC next year that will be their first official Android SoC platform. Built on project Skybridge, which will also support x86 processors.
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