64-bit Android

  • Archos Launching 64-Bit Android Smartphone for Less than €200 ($250) Soon

    Start64!Not many have heard about French-based company Archos, maker of smartphones and tablets, which focuses on the low- and mid-range tiers. Although its products are mostly available in Europe, it’s worth mentioning that some Archos products can be shipped internationally.

  • 64bit, ATM7059 with Android 5.0 Lollipop, ActDuino S200 from Actions Semiconductor

    Start64!Actions Semiconductor launches their ATM7059 Quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 with Android 5.0 Lollipop support, at 1.6Ghz on 28nm on UMC's HLP 28nm process with a PowerVR SGX544 GPU, now showing ATM7059 samples in 10.1" 1280x800 tablet samples and shipping the platform through mass production in the first month of 2015 with Android 5.0 Lollipop support.

  • Cube T7 is a 64-bit ARM Android Tablet Powered by Mediatek MT8752 Octa-core LTE SoC

    Start64!That’s it! The 64-bit ARM era is upon us! ARMv8 servers have been available to companies for a few months, entry-level 64-bit ARM smartphones such as HTC Desire 510 are coming soon, and so are low cost 64-bit ARM development boards, Nexus 9 tablet leaks (Tegra K1 64-bit) are flooding the blogosphere, and Cube T7 tablet / phablet powered by Mediatek MT8752 octa core Cortex A53 processor will start shipping next month, and is available for pre-order right now for about $200.

  • Google Adds Intel x64 Support To Android Emulator; ARMv8 Support Still Missing

    Start64!Today, Google added the 64-bit Intel images (Windows, Mac OS X and Linux) to its Android emulator, signaling the fact that developers can now start testing their Android apps for 64-bit Intel-based devices. The support for x64 chips will increase the amount of addressable memory (devices will be able to use more than 3 GB of RAM), and developers will get access to more registers.

  • Samsung Exynos 5433 64-Bit Exists, but the Galaxy Note 4 Will Only Run in 32-Bit Mode

    Start64!Samsung launched its latest flagship Galaxy Note 4 phone at IFA 2014 a few weeks ago, and the handset has been said to be running on an Exynos 5433 chip (although Samsung has been quite restrained with the details).

  • Android development made easy for 64-bit ARMv8 platforms

    Start64!The latest Linaro 14.08 AOSP software build provides developers a unique pre-integrated Android software distribution that enables them to more easily conduct 64-bit development for Android on ARMv8-A based SOCs & platforms.

  • 64-bit Androids are here; should you care?

    Start64!When it comes to desktop and laptop computing, 64-bit is pretty much a given, though many apps are still stuck in 32-bit limbo, running quietly alongside their 64-bit siblings. What’s really nice is that you don’t even notice the difference whether they’re 32-bit or 64-bit, the apps just work. Now, 64-bit Androids are here – sort of.

  • Running 64bit Android L under QEMU

    Start64!When the Android SDK was first made available to the world, Google used QEMU as the basis for their Android emulator. They copied the source code to a custom repository in the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and made a number of invasive modifications to QEMU. Specifically, they added emulation of a specific board called goldfish for the purposes of emulating an Android phone.

  • HTC's Nexus 8 tablet to be an Android L poster boy: 64-bit Tegra, 4 GB of RAM and 8 MP camera

    Start64!We were wondering what's up with the Nexus 8, or the rumored premium Google tablet, made by HTC, and today a barrage of leaks might be hinting at an encroaching announcement. First we have a source claiming that the tablet, which has been referred to as Volantis or Flounder so far, is codenamed T1, and will feature an 8 MP rear camera, alongside 1.6 MP front-facer.

  • Wine 1.7.23 Brings Support for 64-bit Android Builds

    Start64!A new development version of Wine, 1.7.23, has been announced by Alexandre Julliard and it comes with at least one major new features, Android support.

  • Allwinner’s 64-bit Chip Will Bring Budget Android Tablets with 4K Video Capabilities Soon

    Start64!Low-cost tablets will be getting better and better judging by the announcement budget chip manufacturer Allwinner made this week. As Liliputing notes, the company said it is planning to make its 64-bit ARM processors a reality by the end of the year. That means low-cost Android tablets taking advantage of this architecture will be equipped with 4K video decoding capabilities.

  • Juno dev platform lays foundation for 64-bit Android on ARM

    Start64!The folks at ARM have a bit of a chicken-and-egg problem that any creator of a new CPU instruction set is likely to face. How exactly do they enable the creation of ARMv8-compatible chips, devices, drivers, and software without any functioning hardware available for testing?

  • Google Introduces Android L Developer Preview: Material Design, ART, 64-Bit Support, Volta

    Start64!Google has just taken the wraps off its latest Android version, which is called “L.” There's no Lollipop or Lemonhead or anything of that sort, it's simply called Android L.

  • Nexus 8 Coming with Qualcomm Snapdragon 64-bit Processor, Android 4.5 – Report

    Start64!After Apple’s WWDC, the next big thing in tech will certainly be Google’s I/O conference, scheduled to take place on June 25-26. - The event will most likely be the platform for the unveiling of anticipated new products. We speculated a while back that this might be the perfect time for Google to roll out the Chromebook Pixel 2, but that’s just hopes and dreams at the moment.

  • One of the first Android tablet with 64-bit processor it’s here, the Neso N810 i7 8-inch slate

    Start64!A couple of days ago, more precisely on May 15, Neso, a chinese producer released one of the first 64-bit based Android tablet, a model named Neso N810 i7. The processor found inside this device it’s an Intel Bay Trail Z3735E 64-bit chip built using the 22-nanometer technology clocked at 1.83 GHz.

  • Linux group builds 64-bit Android KitKat for ARM developers

    Start64!Google is being tight-lipped about when the 64-bit version of Android will be released, but Linux development group Linaro has built a version of the open-source operating system so mobile applications can be written and tested by manufacturers and developers rushing to catch up with Apple.

  • AMD to combine 64-bit x86 and ARM chip architectures in Project Skybridge

    Start64!AMD WILL UNITE 64-bit x86 and ARM architectures in its chips next year while bringing on board support for Android in a development effort dubbed "Project Skybridge".

  • Move to 64-bit Android phones accelerating, says ARM

    Start64!ARM tells CNET that the shift to 64-bit devices is taking place faster than expected. Part of the reason is that even 32-bit code runs faster on ARM's newest 64-bit chips.

  • The Mobile World Readies Itself For 64-Bit Processing

    Start64!We had heard that 64-bit processing will be finding their way into mobile devices in the future, but there did not seem much concern or a compelling need for it…that is, until Apple surprised everybody with a 64-bit processor in its new iPhone 5s this past Fall.

  • ZTE Apollo Rumored to Be the First 64-bit Smartphone Running Android

    Start64!Yesterday, Qualcomm unveiled to the world its next-generation mobile processors in the form of Snapdragon 810 and Snapdragon 808, and the first handset expected to be powered by the silicon has allegedly emerged online.

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