Imagination Technologies has unveiled its new Warrior P5600 CPU and PowerVR6 GPU designs recently, but is this the company’s big break in the mobile space?
ARM and Intel are worlds apart when it comes to success in the mobile processor market, but could the move to 64-bit mobile challenge offer Intel a second chance?
New forecast data about the number of microprocessors shipments show that the global market for processors will rise to 1.50 billion chips by the end of this year, up from 1.21 billion in 2012. In the face of declining PC sales, the growth is due to smartphone and tablet sales.
From your smartphone, to your car, to your washing machine, there could be an ARM-designed Cortex chip in most devices that you use every day.
A new Antutu benchmark for MediaTek’s upcoming octo-core MT6592 processor places it in direct competition with Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 800 chip.
With 20nm processors expected to land in 2014, TSMC has stated that performance could be up 30%, whilst improving energy efficiency by 25%.
According to industry insiders, Samsung is interested in supplying chips to Amazon, NVIDIA, and Sony, to replace the company’s contract with Apple which is set to expire next year.
MediaTek appears to be working on a new octo-core Cortex A7 based processor, named the MT6592. The chip is set to go into mass production in November this year.
Imagination Technologies has just announced its new “Warrior” CPU cores, which will put the company head to head with ARM powered mobile processors.
Intel revealed its next generation mobile processor – Merrifield – at Computex 2013 in Taiwan. Battery life and performance are among the improvements.