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Oct 10 AT 2:52 PM Taylor Wimberly 39 Comments

Qualcomm demos 28nm Krait, expects to dominate Android devices in 2012

Pop quiz. Would you rather have a dual-core or quad-core processor inside your next Android device? Common sense might lead you to believe that more cores are better, but it’s actually a lot more complex than that.

Last week Qualcomm invited me to their headquarters for a briefing on their upcoming Krait architecture and I got ... Read More »

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Jul 21 AT 2:51 AM Taylor Wimberly 15 Comments

Qualcomm put on the gas, Krait sampled ahead of schedule, first commercial 28nm device this calendar year

Who will have the lowest-power, highest-performance mobile processor in Android devices by the end of this year?

Qualcomm tried to clear up any confusion about the launch of their new processor micro-architecture, code-named Krait, on today’s Q3 2011 earnings call. “We sampled the Snapdragon MSM8960 ahead of schedule this quarter,” said Steven Mollenkopf,  Qualcomm’s Executive ... Read More »

May 29 AT 9:51 PM Taylor Wimberly 27 Comments

Qualcomm’s next gen Snapdragon on track to sample next month, 28nm chip promises 75% lower power

NVIDIA will ship the world’s first mobile quad-core processor (Kal-El), but Qualcomm is on track to be the first to market with a mobile 28nm processor. Delivering up to twice the density of previous manufacturing nodes, 28nm technology allows chips to do far more with less power.

Qualcomm just announced that their next generation of ... Read More »