Intel announces dual-core Atom, and OEM partners for future quad-core chips
0. phoneArena 25 Feb 2013, 03:13 posted on
Intel has made a number of announcements, perhaps the most interesting of which is its partnership with a number of OEMs to provide them with quad-core Intel chips in the future; also announced is the dual-core Intel Atom also known as the Clover Trail+, a 32nm processor available in 2.0GHz, 1.6GHz and 1.2GHz which will have "industry leading" performance...
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5. Topcat488 (Posts: 1396; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)
I wonder what the SAR level is, when this goes dual-core? Sh!t, 1 intel chip can kick 1.9GHz stand alone, if i'm not mistaken... What is it thats pushing that Motorola Razr i.
7. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)
Razr i has a single core 2 GHz processor
2. Captain_Doug (Posts: 997; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)
I think I'll be more interested when they hit 22nm. Unless they can wow me with power efficiency, there are better options.
3. Hemoroid (Posts: 72; Member since: 13 Feb 2013)
"this line could be produced using 8nm technology"
4. Captain_Doug (Posts: 997; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)
Serious? It says "could". They haven't done it yet. I don't buy hypothetical.
6. RaKithAPeiRiZ (Posts: 1488; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)
is there any issue of ARM apps not working on intel?
9. jove39 (Posts: 1858; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
Apps that use native api will have trouble working on x86 instruction set. For apps that use android sdk api only...will run just fine!
8. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)
apparently Android has "evolved" enough for use with multiple core processors... *scoffs*
10. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
Once we see chips on 14nm or even less, the power consumption and over heating won't be a concern any more.
Both Intel and ARM will be free to go all out, and the matter is only who gets there first.
In any case we will see some incredible processing powers on the go.
11. nlbates66 (Posts: 328; Member since: 15 Aug 2012)
"three times the graphics performance" compared to what exactly?
13. TylerGrunter (Posts: 1522; Member since: 16 Feb 2012)
Compared to Medfield, they have changed a PowerVR SGX540 to a PowerVR SGX544MP2