AMLogic Processor Roadmap: Quad core Cortex A9 (M8), and 64-bit ARM processors (M9)

2013-Dec-04 | Tags: arm

Start64!We already knew AMLogic is about to release a quad core Cortex A9 SoC, previously codenamed AML8726-M8, but recently renamed to M80X family with 4 different SoCs, but the company has now officially announced the new M8 family, as well as M9 that will feature 64-bit ARM Cortex A5X cores with Mali T7XX GPU. Onda V975m, the first tablet based on M802 processor, was also part of the announcement. Price: 999 CNY (~$164).

The new products line is divided as follows:


  • Quad core Cortex A9r4 @ 2GHz with Octo-core Mali-450MP GPU @ 600MHz
  • 4K2K video decoding, Full 1080p decoding (multi-codec), and 1080p H.264 encoding
  • Dual channel DDR3/LPDDR3 up to 4GB
  • 64-bit SDRAM bandwidth
  • HDMI 1.4 up to 4K2K
  • OS – Android 4.4 Kit Kat (Dec. 2013), Google TV version 4
  • BGA package, 28nm HPM