Everything is bigger in Texas. Take for example Samsung’s 1.6 million-square-foot manufacturing complex in Austin. The plant first opened in 1996, but Samsung just finished a $3.6 billion upgrade that added a 300mm automated S2 fab, capable of producing 40,000 wafers per month.
Details are still scarce at this hour, but stories have begun to break from Korea that Samsung just announced their first mobile processor to feature ARM’s Cortex-A15 core. The new dual-core Exynos 5250 is built on Samsung’s 32nm-low power HKMG process, and it will run at speeds up to 2 GHz.
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What kind of mobile processor will you find inside the Samsung Galaxy S III? Chances are it will be one of Samsung’s own Exynos application processors, but we still don’t know exactly which model will be used. According to the latest leak, we might get a quad-core beast. Read on for ... Read More »
Last month at AsiaD, Andy Rubin mentioned that he wanted to see Android on every screen. This might very well be possible soon, even with screens that were not designed to run Android. FXI Technologies has recently showed off a little gadget code-named the “Cotton Candy,” (weighs the same as a cotton candy ... Read More »
Could you imagine an Android device with 10x faster graphics and 70% longer battery life? It sounds like some kind of dream device we might see by 2013 or 2014, but recent comments from ARM suggest this could happen as early as next year.
T-Mobile tonight announced the release date and availability of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus. Starting November 16th customers can purchase the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus for $249 down payment at T-Mobile. That deal requires a “$50 mail-in rebate, T-Mobile Value Mobile Broadband plan, two-year service agreement, and 20 interest-free monthly payments of $10 ... Read More »
Curious about which processor will be used in the Samsung Galaxy S III? Rumors have suggested that Samsung was working on a quad-core 2.0 GHz processor. That sounds crazy, but there is a small chance it might actually come true.
It’s been awhile since I reviewed an Android device, so let’s jump right to the point. The Samsung Galaxy S II is the best Android phone of 2011. At least for another week (maybe less). We often joke that new Android phones come out every week, but next week happens to be special. Google and Samsung ... Read More »
As we count down to a possible demo of Ice Cream Sandwich on October 11, more clues are beginning to appear about the specs of the fabled Nexus Prime. The latest tidbit comes from Samsung Semiconductor Inc., which just announced their new dual-core 1.5 GHz Exynos 4212 processor.
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New rumors about the magnificent upcoming Nexus device are all the rage right now. We may be so excited about the new Nexus phone that we’ve partly ignored the news about the Samsung Galaxy S III. If these rumors prove to be true, that phone will be quite the beast–even better than the ... Read More »