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MediaTek’s new 6nm Kompanio 1300T chip is built for 5G tablets

MediaTek on Tuesday announced the Kompanio 1300T, the company's latest chipset designed for computing devices. A direct successor to the Kompanio 820, the new chipset mainly targets tablets this time around rather than Chromebooks and claims to deliver powerful performance and a premium multi-media experience along with 5G capabilities. The MediaTek Kompanio 1300T is built on...

ARM announces the Cortex-A78C CPU for laptops with up to 8 big cores

In May, ARM announced its latest IP for mobile in the form of the Cortex-A78 CPU, Mali-G78 GPU, and the Ethos-N78 NPU. The company also announced its Cortex-X Custom (CXC) program, with the Cortex-X1 being the first CPU core under the program. The program allows for customization and differentiation beyond the traditional roadmap of ARM's...

Future ARM big core CPUs will drop support for 32-bit apps

In May 2020, ARM announced its 2020 CPU lineup, consisting of the ARM Cortex-A78 A-series CPU core and the new ARM Cortex-X1 core, the first coming under the Cortex-X custom CPU program. The new cores haven't made their way to any shipping devices yet - users will have to wait for early 2021 to see...

ARM announces the Cortex-A78 CPU and Mali-G78 GPU designs for high-end Android smartphones

As part of its TechDay 2020, ARM has made three major announcements. The headline major announcement is the Cortex-X Custom program (CXC), containing the new Cortex-X1 CPU core. The Cortex-X1 brings to bring higher peak performance than any Cortex-A series CPU, while breaking the envelope of the Cortex-A series' PPA. The other two announcements that...

ARM’s Cortex-X custom CPU program may finally make Android flagship performance competitive with Apple

Each year in May, UK-based ARM, owned by Japan-based Softbank, announces its new Mobile IP (intellectual property) for use in mobile devices. This IP consists of new CPU cores as well as new GPUs. ARM's instruction set is used in every smartphone in the world - it's a crucially important company. In terms of CPU...