Texas Instruments announces plans for Cortex A15-based OMAP 5
0. phoneArena 28 Sep 2012, 02:19 posted on
Texas Instruments just yesterday announced it’s pulling the plug on its mobile chips amidst growing competition and dwindling margins…
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1. Dr.Phil (Posts: 927; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)
Awesome. I can't wait to see what will come out of this chipset! Our only hope is that this chipset becomes a success and TI perhaps reconsiders leaving the mobile phone market. I disagree with their decision to pull the plug on manufacturing mobile chipsets and actually do not understand how they came to the conclusion that they were unsuccessful in the marketplace. Google chose their chipset for it's Galaxy Nexus device and Motorola has a longtime history of choosing TI chipsets.
2. achangavi (Posts: 21; Member since: 25 Jul 2012)
that's good news, I really don't want them to go, they're the most dev-friendliest and open-source chipsets out there.
3. wendygarett (unregistered)
May I join this tuition class??
May I know what make ti omap special compare with other?
I really wanna learn more about this chips >.<
8. neutralguy (Posts: 1152; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)
I think, compared to other manufacturer's offering, TI's OMAP is cheaper yet powerful enough to compete with others. And the graphics processors are awesome. Also, it's developers-friendly processor because there's a lot of support coming from TI.
*based on my own opinion, you can correct me if i'm wrong :)
9. wendygarett (unregistered)
Lol how can I correct you when I'm also dumb in tech...
Wait remixfa explainations :)
6. PapaSmurf (Posts: 8922; Member since: 14 May 2012)
Wow. They really want to stop making chips after all of this? TI, what are you smoking?
7. evil_slayer (Posts: 50; Member since: 23 Nov 2011)
thats really awesome
can't wait for these bad boys :)
11. Captain_Doug (Posts: 790; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)
I am so relieved. The 5430 goes into my dreamphone and the 5432 goes into my dream tablet. I really hope they have amazing sales sms reconsider leaving the mobile processor business. I think they still have lots to offer.