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When Google announced the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro in early August, the company said that the flagship smartphones would be powered by an in-house designed Tensor SoC. Unfortunately, Google didn't provide us with any specifications for the chip, other than that Samsung would manufacture it. Now, thanks to leaker Digital Chat Station, we're learning that Tensor could be a performance powerhouse thanks to its core configuration compared to existing flagship SoCs like the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888. The Snapdragon 888 features a single Cortex-X1 prime core clocked at 2.84GHz, three additional Cortex-A78 performance cores clocked at up to 2.42GHz, and four Cortex-A55 efficiency cores that can run at... Read more...
So far, 2020 is the year of the Snapdragon 865 in the Android world, which is Qualcomm's flagship SoC. The Snapdragon 865 powers everything from the Samsung Galaxy S20 family to the OnePlus 8 Series to the Motorola Edge+. But lurking behind the fancy marking name of Snapdragon 865 is a Kryo 585 CPU, which uses an Arm Cortex-A77 design. It's about that time of year again when Arm lays out the groundwork for its next-generation Cortex-A CPU which will power next year's flagships. And this time, as you might expect, the we're talking about the Cortex-A78. Cortex-A78: Delivering The Goods Over Cortex-A77 Arm is describing the Cortex-A78 as its "most efficient premium Cortex-A... Read more...