Motorola revealed some more details about the X8 “computing system” that powers the Moto X and Verizon’s new Droid lineup. Extensive software optimization enables better performance with low battery consumption.
There have been octacores out there before, but there was always a caveat preventing them from being true 8-core processors. MediaTek has changed all that.
What makes the Motorola X8 different as an SoC? And is it really as groundbreaking as Motorola makes it out to be?
During the Verizon media event in which the new Droid models were introduced, Motorola officials mentioned for the first time ever the company’s own system-on-chip architecture, the eight-core X8 Mobile Computing System that will be found inside all the new Droids.