Motorola introduces Snapdragon S4 Plus based X8-soc




Motorola has announced the X8 under its own name a SOC for mobile phones. The chip is based on the Snapdragon S4 Pro-soc Qualcomm and will probably be used for the upcoming Moto X smartphone.

The X8-soc was presented at an American event where telecom provider Verizon and Motorola handsets announced for the U.S. market, so reports The Verge. The X8 contains eight cores according to Motorola, but only two are application processors, making it a dual core is in fact. These are likely to create a custom Qualcomm MSM8960-soc. Of the other cores, there are four of the built-adreno-GPU, one for the processing of speech commands, and for a contextual computing.

According to Motorola, the X8-soc admittedly based on a Qualcomm soc, but it is indeed a customized design. Possible, the cores for contextual computing and processing of speech input to ensure that the application processors have less to do, which makes for battery saving. It is likely that Motorola X8 also want to use for the upcoming Moto X: it left the manufacturer already know that it had found to the problem of short battery life in smartphones to solve one way.
During the event with Verizon announced the Motorola Droid Ultra Mini Droid and Droid Maxx for the U.S. market. These should include the Razr Maxx HD and HD monitor. It is striking that the battery of the Maxx would hold. 48 hours from All three devices feature the X8-soc. The screen diagonals amounts 4.3 “for the Droid Mini and 5” for the Droid and Droid Maxx Ultra. All three have a screen resolution of 1280×720 pixels. Further, it would only difference between the Ultra Droid Maxx and the battery life, wherein the Maxx is a millimeter thicker.

Although the devices not intended for the European market, it is possible that Motorola eventually does come to Europe with variants. In the Netherlands were already several devices in the Razr series from.

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