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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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Imagination Technologies announces new chips, including a PowerVR GPU and an octo-core SoC

by: Rob TriggsFebruary 25, 2014
Imagination Technologies has unveiled five new chips at MWC 2014, including new PowerVR GPU, two Warrior microprocessors, and a big.LITTLE octo-core SoC.
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MediaTek announces world’s first 4G LTE octa-core processor, can it challenge Qualcomm?

by: Gary SimsFebruary 11, 2014
MediaTek announces new Cortex-A17+A7 octa-core processor. Can MediaTek challenge Qualcomm since the new chip also has built-in support for 4G LTE?
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ARM’s new Cortex-A17 processor targets mid-range devices with clock speeds over 2GHz

by: Gary SimsFebruary 11, 2014
ARM has released details of the new Cortex-A17 processor for mid-range devices with clock speeds over 2GHz. At 60% faster than the Cortex-A9 and compatible with the big.LITTLE architecture, ARM sees its new processor as key for 2015.
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MediaTek tries to pretend that the Exynos 5420 doesn’t exist as it launches world’s first true octa-core processor

by: Gary SimsNovember 21, 2013
In a brazen attempt to look better than its competition, MediaTek has unveiled the MT6592, a processor which it is claiming is the world's first true octa-core mobile platform, all I object to is MediaTek's insistence that the Samsung Exynos 5420 doesn't exist!
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Samsung and ARM continue to highlight true 8 core multi-processing on Exynos 5420

by: Gary SimsSeptember 11, 2013
Samsung and ARM are continuing to underline the Heterogeneous Multi Processing (HMP) capabilities of the Exynos 5420 processor by releasing a set of videos which show how the different cores are used under different workload scenarios.
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Samsung releases OCTA-pella video to show that new Exynos 5 Octa can use all eight cores simultaneously

by: Gary SimsSeptember 10, 2013
Samsung has officially confirmed that the Exynos Octa 5420 used in the Galaxy Note 3 supports heterogeneous multi-processing (HMP). This means that the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will be the first true eight core device available to the general public.
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Do we really need eight core processors?

by: Rob TriggsJuly 30, 2013
MediaTek and Samsung are both preparing to launch their first true eight core processors, but do we really need so many cores, and will handset manufacturers leap at this new technology?
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