Start64!Apple may be the first company to introduce a smartphone with a 64-bit processor, but it may not be long before you start to see Android phones and tablets with 64-bit chips.

Samsung has already announced plans to release its first 64-bit chips next year, likely based on ARM’s upcoming Cortex-A57 architecture, and Intel’s Bay Trail chips support 64-bit processing, and they could soon support 64-bit Android apps.

But under the hood, Android is already capable of handling 64-bit processing.