Samsung Announces True 8-Core Exynos Ahead iPhone 5S’s A7 Processor

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Ahead of Apple’s debut of the iPhone 5S that will usher in a new Apple-designed, ARM-based A7 processor, Samsung is trying to one-up Apple by announcing an update to its Exynos 5 processor line that would allow all 8 cores to be fired on simultaneously. Current Exynos 5 processors on the international variant of Samsung’s […]

ZTE Planning Octo-Core Apache Smartphone for 2013 Release

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While quad-core processors may be all the rage today, enter 2013 and ZTE is planning a high-end smartphone with an 8-core processor, at least according to some rumors. While the Chinese smartphone-maker has been historically known for its more affordable budget-oriented smartphones, it looks like ZTE is trying to break free of being pigeon-holed in that […]

Benchmark Confirms Dual-Core Exynos 5 CPU on Nexus 10 Tablet

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It’s been rumored that the Nexus 10 tablet will be coming alongside the debut of Android 4.2 Key Lime Pie and the LG Nexus 4 smartphone, and now we know that the Samsung-made Nexus 10 will debut with a new dual-core Exynos 5 CPU. The tablet along with LG’s smartphone and Google’s Android 4.2 OS […]

LG Creating Its Own ARM Chips in the Future

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Like its South Korean rival Samsung, LG has signed a deal to license ARM designs for mobile processors in the hopes of creating its own in-house chips. The company would compete against Texas Instruments, Samsung, Apple, Qualcomm, Marvell, and others with ARM mobile chipsets. ARM Holdings, the body behind the ARM reference design, has announced […]