Significantly faster thanks to Armv9 CPU cores and Mali-G615 GPU
MediaTek has announced its newest Dimensity 8000-series SoC, the Dimensity 8300. The new SoC is both faster and much more efficient thanks to the fact it is manufactured on TMSC's 4nm manufacturing process and comes with Armv9 CPU cores and the new Mali-G615 GPU.
Octa-core CPU with Cortex-X4 and Cortex-A720 cores and ray tracing-capable GPU
Mediatek has officially announced its flagship Dimensity 9300 SoC which should be coming to phones pretty soon, at least in China. This 4nm+ SoC brings an "all big CPU design", combining four Cortex-X4 and four Cortex-A720 cores and a 12-core Immortalis-G720 GPU with hardware ray tracing. Mediatek promises impressive performance gains across the board, including CPU, GPU, and AI with the new 7th gen APU.
Octa-core CPU with single Cortex-X4 Prime Core and Adreno GPU with Ray Tracing
Qualcomm has officially announced its latest flagship SoC, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, promising better performance and higher power efficiency all across the board, and plenty of other improvements.
Claims 70 percent faster CPU and Xclipse 940 GPU with AMD RDNA 3
During its own LSI Tech Day 2023 event, Samsung revealed details about its upcoming Exynos 2400 SoC that will most likely power the next Galaxy S24 series smartphones, promising impressive performance figures and confirming AMD RDNA 3 architecture for the Xclipse 940 GPU.
Thinner, new hinge, better screens, quad camera system, and more
After all the teasers and leaks, Xiaomi has officially announced its new Mix Fold 3 smartphone, refining the design, and equipping it with better screens, a quad-camera system, and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC.
4nm SoC with support for LPDDR5 3,200 memory and UFS 3.1 storage
Qualcomm has unveiled its latest Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 SoC for entry-level smartphones. This one is manufactured on a 4nm manufacturing process and brings the same core configuration as its predecessor but with some improvements, including LPDDR5 memory and UFS 3.1 storage support.
No one wants Macbooks
Fruity cargo cult Apple has been forced to suspend the production of its super-hyped M2 systems on a chip because no one wants to buy the Macbook for which it was designed.
Loongson LS2K2000 system-on-chip (SoC) unlikely to teach the West much
Loongson is about to release an SoC which has a GPU on board.
And then Tsar Putin invaded Ukraine
Russian chip maker Baikal Electronics was halfway to having an SoC series from eight cores to 48 before Tsar Putin invaded Ukraine and crippled the entire industry.