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How far we’ve come: a look at smartphone performance over the past 7 years

by: Rob TriggsJuly 31, 2015
Android smartphone performance has gone from sluggish single core CPUs to talks of deca-core behemoths in less than a decade. Here's how it happened.
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IBM announces the world’s first working 7nm chip

by: Rob TriggsJuly 10, 2015
Researchers from a consortium led by IBM have unveiled the world's first 7nm chip with functioning transistors.
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TSMC and Samsung race to 10nm FinFET

by: Rob TriggsJuly 9, 2015
Local sources expect that TSMC may be edging ahead of Samsung in the race to reach 10nm finFET manufacturing.
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High-end Huawei Kirin 950 SoC spec sheet leaked

by: Rob TriggsJuly 7, 2015
A leaked specification sheet for an unannounced Huawei Kirin 950 mobile SoC points to an octa-core Cortex A72/A53 design, Mali-T880 graphics and plenty of high-end features.
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Elephone P9000 may be the first 10 CPU core smartphone

by: Rob TriggsJune 23, 2015
Rumors from China suggest that the Elephone P9000 could be the first smartphone powered by MediaTek's 10 core Helio X20 SoC.
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ARM and Samsung sign long-term deal for next-gen Mali graphics

by: Rob TriggsJune 4, 2015
ARM has signed an expansive long-term graphics technology agreement with Samsung, which will make use of the latest Mali-T8XX range and future Mali GPU designs.
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Xiaomi partners with Leadcore in pursuit of its own chipset

by: Rob TriggsMay 18, 2015
Xiaomi has chosen Leadcore to parter with, as the growing smartphone company looks to develop an in-house mobile chipset for its products.
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Deca-core MediaTek Helio X20 specs spotted

by: Rob TriggsMay 6, 2015
A leaked spec sheet reveals details about an unannounced 10 CPU core MediaTek Helio X20 SoC and compares it to Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810.
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Samsung rumored to be developing a custom mobile CPU core

by: Rob TriggsMarch 18, 2015
According to sources in the semiconductor industry, Samsung may be working on its own CPU cores to replace the Cortex designs it licenses from ARM.
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A closer look at the Galaxy S6’s Exynos 7420 SoC

by: Rob TriggsMarch 5, 2015
The Galaxy S6 drops Qualcomm's Snapdragon series in favour of a new in-house processor from Samsung. We examine what the 14nm Exynos 7420 SoC is capable of.
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