Taiwan's MediaTek has launched a new quad-core ARM processor for tablets that is slated to be used in an upcoming IdeaTab device from Lenovo. The MT8125 chip features a quad-core processor built with ARM's Cortex A7 CPU and can run at up to 1.5 GHz. It has a dedicated graphics processor with support for 1080p high-definition video playback and image capture from cameras with...
(21 days ago)
Lenovo has announced new 7-inch and 10-inch tablets with quad-core processors and Google's latest Android 4.2 operating system, becoming one of the few companies to offer that version of the OS in tablets. The S6000 tablet has a 10-inch screen and is being marketed as a "mobile home entertainment center" by Lenovo. The A3000 tablet with a 7-inch screen is for entry-level...
(3 months and 25 days ago)
Mobile start-up Sion has developed a quad-core Android smartphone named the V1sion that it hopes to bring to the market unlocked and without a contract for under US$299. The company claims its performance bests that of a Galaxy S3 thanks to its Samsung Exynos 4 Quad (aka Exynos 4412) processor. The company says that the compelling bank-for-buck ratio is possible using...
(1 month and 19 days ago)
A press image of the ZTE Grand X Quad has been leaked by the kind folks over at @evleaks today, alongside some specs which shed more light on the company's mid-range offering. The ZTE Grand X Quad stands right below the company's flagship - the Grand S - and comes with a 5" gapless TFT display of 720p resolution. It's powered by an undisclosed 1.2GHz quad-core processor...
(2 months and 30 days ago)
Combining a dual-core ARM Cortex A15 CPU and quad-core ARM Mali T604 GPU, the Samsung Exynos 5 Dual SoC provides superlative graphics, whether in a chromebook or tablet.
(2 months and 26 days ago)
Filed under: Investing The latest word on the street was that Microsoft will issue an update to its Windows Phone software later this year that brings 1080p compatibility and support for new quad-core processors. The Verge first reported on the possible changes, along with the rumor that Microsoft will introduce a 5-inch displays or greater, which would push the Windows...
(2 months and 12 days ago)
China woke up to two new Android phones from Samsung. One is the Galaxy Win that leaked yesterday - a quad-core droid with a 4.7" WVGA screen. It's a single-SIM phone, unlike the one that leaked. The Samsung Galaxy Trend II, the second new device, does have a dual-SIM version, though. Samsung Galaxy Win The Samsung Galaxy Win runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on a 1.2GHz quad-core...
(2 months and 17 days ago)
Qualcomm has just announced a quad-core edition of its Snapdragon 400 chip, which comes with full LTE support. The chipmaker says the new quad-core Snapdragon 400 is fully compatible with Android and Windows Phone 8, making it the first quad-core CPU available for the Microsoft mobile OS. This would not only bring Windows Phone 8 back in the game in terms of the number of...
(15 days ago)
Love it or hate it but the implementation of the two processors – the Snapdragon 600 and the Exynos 5 Octa-Core – in the new Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone has indeed created some kind of perplexity among potential buyers. Amid the confusion regarding which variant of the Galaxy S4 will get the Snapdragon and which will get Exynos, a new report has hit the web Monday saying...
(2 months and 26 days ago)
Samsung's new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S 4, has different chipsets in the U.S. and international versions of the phone. So while the U.S. S 4 has a 1.9GHz quad-core chip, the international version gets a 1.6GHz octa-core chip. The difference is likely down to LTE variation between markets. But beyond that, the octa-core and quad-core chips aren't so very different,...
(3 months and 6 days ago)
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