Allwinner announces that the 64bit socs for budget tablets will release




Chinese chip maker has announced that it Allwinner 64bit socs for budget tablets will sell. Starting end of this year Further details of the soc makes the manufacturer is not yet known, such as number of cores, micro-architecture, clock speed and used gpu.

Allwinner wants a demonstration ready for a show in October, after which manufacturers soc may decrease and may turn into tablets later this year, says the maker. The processor maker saying only that the processor cores are based on ARMv8a architecture.

Supposedly used Allwinner Cortex A53 microarchitecture ARM itself; it is next to the more expensive Cortex A57 and own core Apple the only 64bit microarchitecture that is ready for mass production. Allwinner focuses on the Chinese market, and therefore it is likely that it will be a soc with at least four processor cores: Chinese manufacturers often choose as many processor cores in a soc because it is better on paper.

The race to deliver 64bit ARM socs ASAP began last fall, when Apple to the surprise of many companies in the telecom industry first 64bit-soc appeared to have ready for mass production: the Apple A7 in the iPhone 5s and iPad Air . Allwinner is known for his socs for inexpensive tablets, though big brands do not use the Chinese manufacturer to date. Allwinner processors can not produce itself: this is appropriate, for example, GlobalFoundries.

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