HTC working on an octa-core 64-bit smartphone

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HTC are currently developing what will be the worlds first octa-core 64-bit smartphone. According to Chinese site Weibo, HTC will be building their future on a Qualcomm’s next-generation 64-bit processor, of which the first is looking to be the Snapdragon 615. The higher powered ...

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HTC could announce a Snapdragon 615-powered Desire at IFA

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It hasn’t been too long since Qualcomm announced their new Snapdragon 615 processor. It’s projected to be available around the end of Q3 or beginning of Q4 2014, and we may already be seeing signs of it becoming available to the general public. According to the roadmap for the new ...

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MediaTek takes aim at Qualcomm’s high end with new 64-bit processor

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MediaTek on Tuesday unveiled its new high-end mobile processor, the 64-bit 8-core MT6795 chip. With speeds up to 2.2GHz, the CPU offers support for displays up to 1600×2560, slow-motion video capture at 480fps, and a 120MHz refresh rate for screens. Key features of MT6795: 64-bit True ...

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Qualcomm rolls out 8-core Snapdragon 615 CPU

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Qualcomm on Monday kicked off Mobile World Congress with a pair of new mobile processors. Today sees the chipmaker adding the Snapdragon 615 and 610 to its lineup. The Snapdragon 615 is the company’s first commercial octa-core CPU solution with integrated LTE and 64-bit capabilities. ...

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MediaTek sets sights on U.S. market with new octa-core chip

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Taiwanese chipmaker MediaTek announced a new processor on Monday which could have big implications in the U.S. and European markets. Making its debut later this year and into 2015, the MediaTek MT6595 chip features eight cores, four of which employ ARM’s A17 design. More notably, however, ...

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Huawei may debut Honor 4 as first octa-core smartphone on December 16

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Chinese phone maker Huawei recently sent out invitations to a December 16 event for what will most likely be the unveiling of its newest octa-core phone, the Honor 4. Also known in some markets as the Huawei Glory 4, the device is said to be the first “true” eight-core SoC since ...

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Gameloft’s Modern Combat 5 optimized for MediaTek’s octa-core processor

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Wanna see what Gameloft’s upcoming Modern Combat 5 looks like when optimized for the MediaTek octa-core processor. Of course you do! Modern Combat 5 is a fast-moving, visually exciting action game played across various terrains and conditions. MT6592 allows for continuous scrolling in ...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored with two versions; may arrive in Q1 2014

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The flagship smartphone may be offered in two versions: high-end metal case with flexible display and traditional plastic The Samsung Galaxy S5 could arrive in February or March 2014 and may feature some seriously next-level specifications. In fact, both models will. Yes, the Galaxy S5 is now ...

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Gameloft will optimize Modern Combat 5 for MediaTek processors

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Gameloft this week announced that their upcoming Modern Combat 5 game will be optimized for MediaTek’s MT6592 processors. As the “first true octa-core processor in the world”, this SoC will deliver “enhanced definition and stunning graphics” in games and other ...

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HTC One refresh rumored with octa-core CPU, 3GB RAM

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The HTC One may soon get a bump in processor and memory, if a newly leaked screen shot is to be believed. Reportedly, the image you see here shows the HTC One as having an octa-core processor and 3GB RAM. Both specs would be a first for the hardware maker. Other rumored details are alleged ...

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Samsung debuts new Exynos 5 Octa processor for mobile devices

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Samsung introduced a new mobile processor on Tuesday which could soon find a home in future Android smartphones or tablets. The newest Exynos processor is powered by four ARM Cortex®-A15™ processors at 1.8GHz with four additional Cortex-A7™cores at 1.3 GHz in a big.LITTLE processing ...

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