Featured Articles

TSMC: Volume production of 16nm FinFET in 2H 2015

TSMC: Volume production of 16nm FinFET in 2H 2015

TSMC has announced that it will begin volume production of 16nm FinFET products in the second half of 2015, in late…

More...
AMD misses earnings targets, announces layoffs

AMD misses earnings targets, announces layoffs

AMD has missed earnings targets and is planning a substantial job cuts. The company reported quarterly earnings yesterday and the street is…

More...
Did Google botch the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9?

Did Google botch the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9?

As expected, Google has finally released the eagerly awaited Nexus 6 phablet and its first 64-bit device, the Nexus 9 tablet.

More...
Gainward GTX 970 Phantom previewed

Gainward GTX 970 Phantom previewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Monday, 25 February 2013 15:57

LG working on its own Octa-core chipset called Odin

Written by Slobodan Simic

lg logonew

To be the heart of Optimus G II


Although we are still far away from the launch of the Optimus G II rumored for next fall, Korea Times reports that LG is already working on an octa-core chipset called Odin that should be a main part of the next-gen Optimus G.

It is, of course, a logical move and LG will probably follow the footsteps of Samsung and Huawei by making its own in-house chipset. LG apparently already plans to outsource the manufacturing to TSMC and might end up to be quite similar to Samsung's big.LITTLE architecture by combining four low-power Cortex-A7 cores with four Cortex-A15 cores.

The Odin is apparently heading for smartphones but might be easily used for future tablets as well, a part of the market that LG has not been focusing on.

More here. (via GSMArena.com)


Last modified on Saturday, 09 March 2013 18:39
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments