64-bit ARM

  • Samsung to release smartphone based on 64-bit chip next year; ARM confirms

    Start64!A senior official for ARM has confirmed that Samsung is on track to release a smartphone equipped with a 64-bit Exynos chip in 2014.

  • ARM and Samsung putting final touches on a 64-bit Exynos, 128-bit mobile chips fleshed out, too

    Start64!A "senior ARM official" has confirmed for Korean media that the chip architecture developer has been working with Samsung to bring a 64-bit processor to its smartphones and tablets next year.

  • Intel to make ARM Processors, firstly 64bit 14nm ARM Cortex-A53 ARMv8 for Altera

    Start64!Nathan Brookwood is an Analyst and Research Fellow at Insight 64, he is the source for the Forbes article The new Intel CEO has changed Intel’s policy, now deciding that it’s actually OK to manufacture ARM Processors in their Fab.

  • Irony alert: Intel to make quad-core 64-bit ARM chip

    Start64!In what can only be described as highly ironic, Intel is set to make what will easily be one of the first quad-core 64-bit ARM processors. On Tuesday, Altera announced that its Stratix 10 system-on-a-chip (SoC) will incorporate a "high-performance, quad-core 64-bit ARM Cortex-A53 processor."

  • Report: Samsung Prepping 14 nm, 64-Bit Exynos 6 Chip for Galaxy S5

    Start64!Samsung Electronics Comp., Ltd. (KSC:005930) -- the world's largest smartphone maker -- designs the system-on-a-chip for its smartphones in-house, much like its rival Apple, Inc. (AAPL). Samsung's chip line -- the Exynos -- has struggled, despite Samsung being a top leader in mobile chip manufacturing (Samsung manufactures Apple's latest and greatest A7, the brains of the iPhone 5S).

  • Intel's 64 Bit Weapon

    Start64!At the Intel Developer Forum, I attended a talk by Silvermont (that's Intel's latest low power microarchitecture) lead architect and Intel (INTC) Fellow Belli Kuttanna. Now, in addition to walking away very impressed with Mr. Kuttanna's sheer technical knowledge and ability to communicate that to a crowd, I also felt confident that Intel's mobile CPU cores would be best-in-class going forward.

  • Samsung's 64-bit Exynos chip ready to hit the conveyor belts, Galaxy S5 a prime candidate

    Start64!Samsung confirmed at its quarterly results press conference for investors today that the 64-bit Exynos chipset it hinted about is ready for the spotlight.

  • After Apple 64-bit A7 criticism, Qualcomm exec reassigned

    Start64!Formerly Qualcomm's chief marketing officer, Anand Chandrasekher has been moved to a new position in the wake of negative comments about Apple's 64-bit processor.

  • Why Apple's A7 Chip Will Really Shine in the iPad Air

    Start64!It's pretty clear the introduction of the iPad in 2010 marked a turning point in the computer industry, one where consumers began to pivot from buying PCs to tablets. As Apple CEO Tim Cook was quick to point out during Tuesday's press event, the company has sold over 170 million iPads to date. Various analyst reports over the past year have pointed to tablets being on the brink of overtaking PCs in sales.

  • Embedded Linux adds 64bit ARM support with Open Source innovations

    Start64!Wind River has expanded the hardware support in its embedded Linux for the latest ARM, Intel, MIPS, and Power architectures as well as updating the kernel, toolchain, and user space for the latest Yocto Project release.

  • Broadcom Tips Custom 64-Bit ARM Core

    Start64!SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Broadcom jumped into the race to deliver 64-bit ARM SoCs for servers and comms infrastructure gear with plans for a custom core initially made in a 16 nm FinFET process. Broadcom will present its plans at the Linley Processor Conference amid a handful of announcements, including a new Freescale ARM-based SoC for comms gear.

  • Samsung Galaxy S5 to Feature 14nm 64-Bit Exynos CPU

    Start64!South Korean mobile phone maker Samsung Electronics is expected to announce a new flagship Android-based smartphone in January next year, and some more info on it has reportedly emerged online.

  • Nvidia’s 64-bit Tegra 6 might power the first 64-bit Android devices in 2014

    Start64!Apple was accused of employing a marketing gimmick recently when it announced a new 64-bit processing core for the A7 ARM chip, which powers the new iPhone 5S. The benefits of moving to 64-bit processing on mobile devices aren’t yet clear, but that hasn’t stopped other ARM chip makers from lining up to mention their own 64-bit plans.

  • Allwinner roadmap includes 64-bit processors in 2015

    Start64!Chinese chip maker Allwinner is laying out plans for its upcoming processors and providing more details about two chips we’ve already heard a bit about: The Allwinner A23 dual-core ARM Cortex-A7 chip for budget tablets and the upcoming Allwinner A80 octa-core chip for higher-end devices.

  • Apple's 64-bit A7 chip a 'marketing gimmick', Qualcomm exec says

    Start64!Apple's 64-bit A7 processor in the iPhone 5s is more a marketing stunt than a technical enhancement and though it will not deliver any immediate benefits to smartphone users, there are other reasons to move to 64-bit, a Qualcomm executive said on Tuesday.

  • AMD plans eight core 64bit ARM chip for embedded designs

    Start64!AMD is planning a system-on-chip (SoC) for embedded designs using up to eight ARM 64bit A57 cores as well as two new x86-based devices.

  • The 64-bit future

    Start64!Apple's announcement of a 64-bit processor has the tech world debating just how far the mobile world is from upgrading its instruction set architecture - Apple Inc, in its not-so-glitzy launch show last week, made a new marketing pitch that wasn’t just about its sleek design or its funky interfaces. It announced an upgrade to the A7 microprocessor for the latest version of the iPhone, popularly called iPhone5.

  • Samsung in 'final stages' with a 64-bit Exynos processor, prime candidate for the Galaxy S5

    Start64!Samsung won't be far behind Apple with a 64-bit mobile chipset, it seems, as Korean media is reporting its own Exynos line has a 64-bit SoC in final stages of development, most likely utilizing the scorching ARM Cortex-A50 architecture, whose advantages you can see in the slideshow below.

  • Apple's 64-bit iPhone fuels new speculation on ARM-based Mac

    Start64!More than a year ago, a crescendo of rumors talked up the idea that Apple would shift the Mac platform to its ARM-based A-series processors. This idea appeared to go into hibernation, but with last week's release of the iPhone 5s and its 64-bit A7 processor, the rumor has gained traction.

  • 64-bit vs 32-bit iPhone: Do you need a 64-bit smartphone?

    Start64!The iPhone 5S uses a new Apple-designed A7 processor that has a 64-bit architecture. It runs a 64-bit version of iOS 7, which has 64-bit drivers. But why should anyone care about this? Does it really make it better than the 32-bit iPhone 5? Is the iPhone 5S twice as good? See: iPhone 5S vs iPhone 5C comparison review: what's the difference between iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C?