64-bit ARM

  • Huawei Teases Upcoming 64-bit Processors

    Start64!Everyone seems to be jumping on the 64bit bandwagon these days. Apple started the 64bit race with the introduction of Iphone 5S last year. Now major processor manufacturers Samsung, Qualcomm and MediaTek are rushing towards the 64bit era. As you probably know by now, Huawei makes their own processors under the HiSilicon brand name and until now we didn’t had any information about Huawei’s plans regarding the 64bit processors.

  • Adopting the 64-bit ARM Architecture

    Start64!The ARM RISC architecture was introduced with the advent of ARMV4 and ARM7. This architecture could handle minimal instructions, and almost had no ability to perform mathematical calculations. With the inception of ARMv7 architecture, the processor design is drastically changed and immensely popular. One of the major segments in which the ARM operates, is in mobility devices. ARMv7 has facilitated its foray beyond the traditional ARM market. ARMv7 has three different profiles: Application, Real-time and Microcontrollers.

  • Samsung Galaxy A7 Specs Include 5.5-Inch FHD Display, 64-Bit Processor

    Start64!The most powerful smartphone in the Alpha lineup has yet to be officially introduced. Samsung hasn’t confirmed the Galaxy A7 and we don’t know when this will happen, but judging by the flow of rumors we’re not that far from an official reveal.

  • 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.

  • ARM 64-bit processors could come to multifunction printers too

    Start64!From smartphones, tablets and servers, ARM's 64-bit processors could soon spread to multifunction printers, storage and networking devices. Chip maker AppliedMicro early next month will announce a new family of ARM-based chips called Helix, which is targeted at embedded devices and appliances used in data centers and offices. The company will share more details about the product family during a session at the ARM TechCon conference in Santa Clara, California, early next month.

  • 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.

  • HTC Desire 820 with 64-Bit Snapdragon 615 Chipset Gets Confirmed Ahead of IFA 2014

    Start64!Qualcomm confirmed earlier this month that the first smartphones equipped with a 64-bit chipset should make it to market by the end of this year.

  • HTC Desire 820 with 64-Bit Chipset Inside Gets Teased Ahead of IFA 2014

    Start64!If you though that the One M8 for Windows would be the only smartphone that HTC would bring on the market this fall, then think again. Shortly after introducing the said device at Verizon Wireless, HTC sent invitations to an event scheduled for September 4.

  • Leaked roadmap shows Qualcomm could bring out its 64-bit processors by this year's end

    Start64!It seems Qualcomm doesn't have much idle time to spare. The silicon slinger's 2014-2015 product roadmap that popped up on China's Weibo social network shows the company is preparing to give its lonely Snapdragon 600 chipset some 64-bit company.

  • Mediatek releases 64-bit octa-core LTE SoC in Europe

    Start64!CHIPMAKER Mediatek has announced the availability of what it claims is the "world's first" 64-bit octa-core LTE smartphone system on chip (SoC) with 2K display support in the UK. The first smartphone in Europe to feature MediaTek's fresh chip will be Vodafone's Smart 4 Power, which runs the latest Android 4.4 Kitkat operating system and has the functionality to stream videos in HD, play enhanced audio and make HD voice calls.

  • Red Hat aims at standardization with Linux for 64-bit ARM servers

    Start64!Red Hat has developed a version of the Linux operating system that can be used to test chips and associated hardware based on the ARMv8-A 64-bit architecture for servers with the aim of standardizing that market. Based on the company’s Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), the Linux distribution is part of a partner program that Red Hat launched Wednesday for potential ARM hardware vendors.

  • 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.

  • ARM develops second wave of 64-bit processors

    Start64!ARM is developing its second wave of 64-bit processors as it tries to maintain its edge over Intel in smartphones and tablets. The chips—called Maya and Artemis—are already being licensed to chip makers, said Simon Segars, CEO of ARM, during a webcast earnings press conference on Tuesday.

  • MediaTek launches 64-bit, octa-core smartphone chip

    Start64!As expected, Chinese chip maker MediaTek has unveiled its first 8-core, 64-bit processor for smartphones. But that’s not all. The company has also revealed that it’s new chips can support super slow motion video recording and high resolution displays with fast screen refresh rates.

  • Will Via’s 64-bit Isaiah II run both x86 and ARM code?

    Start64!Leaked benchmarks show Via’s 64-bit Isaiah II edging out AMD’s Kabini and trouncing Intel’s Atom Z3770, amid speculation it may run both x86 and ARM code.

  • HTC Volantis tablet rumoured to have 64-bit Tegra K1, 5GB RAM

    Start64!A couple of weeks ago, a render was revealed that claimed to show the new Nexus 9 tablet. Said to be built by HTC, the device was referred to by its development codename, Volantis, and the leak even disclosed details of its specs.

  • Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 Tipped with 5.9-Inch HD Display, 64-Bit Processor Snapdragon 410

    Start64!There are lots of rumors surrounding Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Mega phablet, but most of the details we got are probably referring to some of the prototypes that are now being tested in the wild.

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