TI Announces OMAP4440 Processor With 1.5 GHz per Core

Texas Instruments has announced their next generation processor today, the OMAP4430, which promises big things by the end of 2011. Featuring performance boosts all around, the new chipset is designed with future mobile needs (video chat, tablets) in mind. Notable specs include a 1.25x increase in graphics performance, a 30 percent decrease in webpage load time, a 2x increase in 1080p video playback performance and clock speeds as fast as 1.5 GHz per ARMĀ® Cortex-A9 MPCore. Other details include 1080p stereoscopic 3D (S3D), 1080p video conferencing and gesture recognition. Texas Instruments has set up a website for more details at The Texas Instruments landing page.

According to TI, theĀ OMAP4440 applications processor will sample in first quarter 2011 with production expected by the second half of 2011.