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Polar M600 review

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Best Android phones (December 2016): our picks, plus a giveaway

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Moto puts smartwatch development on the back burner

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Exynos 7420: Multitasking, multi-core and multiprocessing

The Exynos 7420 has an octa-core CPU, 4x Cortex-A53 cores, and 4x Cortex-A57 cores. But how much parallelism is there between the cores? We dig deep and find out.
by Gary SimsAugust 31, 201538

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

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.
by Gary SimsJune 22, 201522

Fact or Fiction: Android apps only use one CPU core

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.
by Darcy LaCouveeMay 25, 201582

Tronsmart Draco AW80 review

The Tronsmart Draco AW80 turns your TV into a powerful Android smart TV. At its heart is the octa-core Allwinner AW80 with its 64-core PowerVR GPU.
by Gary SimsNovember 16, 201415

Review of the ThL 5000, the octa-core smartphone with a 5000mAh battery

The ThL 5000 has lots of high-end features like a HD screen, 2GB of RAM, and an octa-core CPU, but it also has something very special, a 5000 mAh battery.
by Gary SimsJuly 27, 2014128

E-Ceros One review – 5.5 inch octa-core smartphone

The "One" moniker is clearly a popular choice among smartphone makers at the moment, you have the HTC One and the OnePlus One. The latest "One" is the E-Ceros One, a 5.5 inch, octa-core ...
by Gary SimsJune 3, 201411

ThL T200 full review – hands-on with a 6 inch octa-core smartphone

The ThL T200 is a large and powerful phone. At 6 inches some would call it a "Phablet". Not only is this device big on the outside, it is also big on the inside. At its heart is a ...
by Gary SimsMay 7, 201416

MediaTek is riding high, how far can it go?

MediaTek has a very healthy SoC business and it's looking to expand, but can it compete with the dominance of Qualcomm? We take a look at MediaTek's history and its prospects.
by Simon HillApril 25, 201434

HTC Desire 616 spotted with octa-core Mediatek processor

A new mid-range HTC handset, the Desire 616, has been spotted in China and appears to be packing a 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592 processor.
by Robert TriggsMarch 27, 20148

ThL W200S full review and hands-on

The ThL W200S is a new octa-core Android smartphone from the Chinese handset maker. The specs are good with a 720p HD display and 32GB of internal storage, but what is it like to use ...
by Gary SimsMarch 13, 201431
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