LG reportedly prepping an octa-core 64-bit chipset to take on the Snapdragon 810, it's not a NUCLUN17
Exynos offering, the 7420. Four Cortex-A72 and four Cortex-A53 are believed to be in the processing heart of this ARMv8-based chipset, all of which are most likely churning gears in accordance with the big.LITTLE architecture. The manufacturer of this piece of hardware is expected to be TSMC, which will make use of the 20nm technology.It is allegedly intended to be a Snapdragon 810 rival, similar to Samsung's most recent
There are only guesses about the GPU unit inside this mysterious LG system-on-chip, but speculations claim it will probably be a Mali one. Nevertheless, the release date of this SoC has been tipped to be sometime by the end of 2015, which might be a little too late considering the dynamics of the chipset market.
Interestingly, the rumor mill claims that LG has been forging on yet another chipset, but it too got canceled due to, once again, excessive overheating.