Xiaomi is reportedly developing its own processors for smartphones

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It looks like Xiaomi may soon start making its own processors. According to a latest report from the Wall Street Journal, the Chinese smartphone maker is planning to move away from Qualcomm processors as its primary chip provider.

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AMD 7th Gen high-end A-Series APU processors announced, are 56% faster

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AMD has announced its full 7th Generation AMD A-Series Processor lineup which is aimed at productivity and entertainment performance. Previously codenamed “Bristol Ridge” and “Stoney Ridge,” the 7th Generation AMD FX, A-Series, and E-Series Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) show major improvements in performance compared to the previous generation, including double-digit gains in gaming, video rendering, and file compression performance. Continue reading “AMD 7th Gen high-end A-Series APU processors announced, are 56% faster”

Why you should consider buying an Intel Skylake powered computer

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When you think of processors, Intel is the first name that comes to mind. That is because Intel has a long history of manufacturing industry leading processors for computing. Their journey began in 1971 when they created the Intel 4004* 4 bit processor which was one of the first commercially available microprocessor.

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Mediatek Helio X12 SoC coming soon – Update to the Helio X10

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Qualcomm and Snapdragon are already hard at work on their next-gen processor for 2016. It seems that Mediatek too is rolling up its sleeves as it plans to introduce the Helio X12 which is an updated version of the Helio X10.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 to support 8GB of RAM

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Although we are yet to see a device with the Snapdragon 820 powering it, rumors have already began flowing about its successor, the Snapdragon 830. The Snapdragon 830 first came in the news when it was rumored to be based on a 10nm manufacturing process. Now, a new rumor indicates that the chipset will support upto 8GB of RAM.

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Huawei’s Kirin 950 processor might be more powerful than Samsung’s Exynos 7420 chipset

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Only one day to go before Huawei announces their latest Kirin 950 SoC based on the big.LITTLE architecture. We already showed you the leak of the Mate 8 and it’s specs on a benchmark page however, we didn’t get any scores until now.

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Is Qualcomm preparing a deca-core (10-cores) Snapdragon 818 SoC?

According to latest report, Qualcomm is making its first 10-core CPU just like the MediaTek’s new deca-core Helio X20 series processor.

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Quick Look : Texas Instruments

We bumped into the team from Texas Instruments at the MobileFocus Global event last night. Texas Instruments takes us through some of their products at MWC 2012 and explains why optimization is more important than having faster processor and more cores.

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Nokia Windows Phones to be Powered by Dual-Core ST-Ericsson U8500

Forbes magazine has reported that Carlo Bozotti (CEO of STMicroelectronics) said that Nokia will be using the dual core ST-Ericsson U8500 chips to power some of their Windows Phones.

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