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In-depth look: Just how good are the Cortex-A72 and Mali T880 in the Kirin 950?

One of the key CPU core designs for 2016 (and beyond) is the Cortex-A72, and we are now starting to see the first smartphones with SoCs using the Cortex-A72. One of the first is the ...
by Gary SimsFebruary 5, 2016

Custom cores versus ARM cores, what is it all about?

You have probably come across the term "custom core." So what is a custom core? Why do people make such a fuss about them? And, who designs them? Let's find out.
by Gary SimsJanuary 7, 2016

High-end Huawei Kirin 950 SoC spec sheet leaked

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.
by Robert TriggsJuly 7, 2015

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, 2015
 
 

ARM lead architect talks to AA about the Cortex-A72

The Cortex-A72 is ARM's second generation 64-bit processor and Mike Filippo was its lead architect, see what he had to say about the new design.
by Gary SimsApril 29, 2015

A closer look at the ARM Cortex-A72

At ARM’s TechDay 2015 in London, the company divulged additional details about its latest high-end Cortex-A72 processor.
by Robert TriggsApril 24, 2015

Qualcomm announces four new mid-tier SoCs with high-end performance and features

Qualcomm has announced its Cortex-A72 powered Snapdragon 618 and 620 SoCs and low-end octa-core, LTE capable Snapdragon 415 and 420.
by Robert TriggsFebruary 18, 2015

ARM announces 16nm Cortex-A72 CPU and Mali-T880 GPU

ARM has announced a new CPU and GPU for its mobile processor line-up, the Cortex-A72 and Mali-T880, which both offer huge increases in energy efficiency.
by Robert TriggsFebruary 3, 2015
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