TI Unveils Dual-Core 1.8GHz OMAP4470 Processor

Texas Instruments unveiled a new applications processor this week at Computex, in the form of a dual-core OMAP4470.  Part of the OMAP 4 family, this new, dual-core1.8GHz chipset will amp up the mobile gaming performance while maintaining a low power consumption. These processors are expected to begin sampling later this year with products (phones, tablets, etc) arriving by the first half of 2012.

Features of OMAP4470 processor:

  • Dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 clock speeds up to 1.8 GHz per core
  • 80% increase in Web browsing performance
  • 2.5x boost in graphics functionality, via Imagination Technology’s POWERVR SGX544 core
  • Up to 2x more layered imaging and video composition
  • Simultaneous support for up to three HD screens, and up to QXGA (2048×1536) resolution
  • A new, unique hardware composition engine


Comparative data relative to the OMAP4430 processor

Read more at TI’s website.


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  • “Maintaining a low power consumption”

    We don’t want to maintain. We want more horsepower for less power 🙂 #getitdone