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.
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.
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.
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.
AMD made history when it released the “Seattle” processor, since it was its first 64-bit ARM-based processor made for servers and one of the first 64-bit ARM chips, period. It also happened to be a much stronger chip than what the ARM architecture is known for.
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 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.
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.
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.
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".
While Apple is the only major mobile device manufacturer to have a 64-bit processor inside its high-end smartphones and tablets (the A7 powering the latest iPhone and iPads), its rivals will be able to join the party thanks to Qualcomm's new top-of-the-line 64-bit processors.
When computer users think of the buzzword "64-bit", usually the first thing that comes to mind is the Windows operating system, which comes in two flavors; 32-bit or 64-bit. Like a computer, a smartphone or tablet also has an operating system, (usually Android OS, iOS, or Windows), and to run as 64-bit, it needs a processor that is built to do so.
When configuring a high end PC, chances are you are going to choose a 16 GB memory kit. We tested 13 different kits, which according to the manufacturers are well suited to be used in combination with a Haswell processor.
Apple’s 64-bit processor debuted in the iPhone 5s last year, and was predictably ridiculed by the Android faithful, who secretly prayed to the great Google god: “Please Sir. Can we have some?”
Chinese chip maker MediaTek will bring to the market some of the first mobile processors out there to be based on the 64-bit Cortex-A53 from ARM, leaked info that emerged on the matter on Monday unveils.