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06.06.14
Huawei's first octa-core chip promises faster LTE than its rivals
06.06.14

Huawei's first octa-core chip promises faster LTE than its rivals

While MediaTek's trotting its way into the premium smartphone market with an LTE octa-core chip la...

By R. Lai,   06.06.14
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02.25.14
China's Allwinner also has an octa-core chip, touts powerful graphics
02.25.14

China's Allwinner also has an octa-core chip, touts powerful graphics

Samsung, MediaTek, Huawei and even Qualcomm are now in the octa-core SoC game, but there's always...

By R. Lai,   02.25.14
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02.11.14
MediaTek's new octa-core processor to compete with Qualcomm over the premium LTE smartphone market
02.11.14

MediaTek's new octa-core processor to compete with Qualcomm over the premium LTE smartphone market

MediaTek, a chipset manufacturer based out of Taiwan, has been making some huge moves lately. Just...

By B. Molen,   02.11.14
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01.16.14
Huawei joins the octa-core club with a high-spec mobile chip of its own
01.16.14

Huawei joins the octa-core club with a high-spec mobile chip of its own

It's been a year since Huawei's Richard Yu's teased his company's octa-core HiSilicon system-on-ch...

By R. Lai,   01.16.14
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11.20.13
MediaTek launches world's first true octa-core mobile chip, first devices due end of year
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11.20.13

MediaTek launches world's first true octa-core mobile chip, first devices due end of year

Qualcomm's nightmare has finally come true. Earlier today, MediaTek officially introduced the worl...

By R. Lai,   11.20.13
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09.11.13
Exynos 5 Octa demos 8 cores working at once and other feats of CPU strength (video)
09.11.13

Exynos 5 Octa demos 8 cores working at once and other feats of CPU strength (video)

Just in case yesterday's news that Samsung is ready to enable new features on its Exynos 5 Octa ch...

By R. Lawler,   09.11.13
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09.09.13
Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa CPUs will be able to use all eight cores at once in Q4
09.09.13

Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa CPUs will be able to use all eight cores at once in Q4

We'll have to change our terminology for Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa mobile chips now. We've been call...

By R. Lawler,   09.09.13
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07.29.13
MediaTek's MT8135 SoC does dual-core big.LITTLE MP, packs PowerVR Series6 GPU
07.29.13

MediaTek's MT8135 SoC does dual-core big.LITTLE MP, packs PowerVR Series6 GPU

It'll be a while before MediaTek's true octa-core SoC makes its glorious arrival, but for the time...

By R. Lai,   07.29.13
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07.27.13
MediaTek confirms true octa-core processor in the works
07.27.13

MediaTek confirms true octa-core processor in the works

Earlier this month there was a whisp of octa-core colored smoke coming from MediaTek. Today it's m...

By J. Trew,   07.27.13
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