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Three octa-cores and two more quad-cores to enhance the Allwinner SoC portfolio in the next two and one year respectively

Now after The Allwinner A80 eight-core big.LITTLE SoC is to come with an Onda tablet in November or December [‘USD 99 Allwinner’, Sept 30, 2013] there are further related news: Allwinner announced that their upcoming Allwinner A80 Octa-core SoC with four ARM Cortex-A15 cores and four ARM Cortex-A7 cores configured in a big.LITTLE HMP (when … Continue reading


Allwinner A31 SoC is here with products and the A20 SoC, its A10 pin-compatible dual-core is coming in February 2013

With it even Qualcomm was left significantly behind (see the latest status of its SoCs intended for the 2013 market in: Qualcomm quad-core Cortex-A7 SoCs with Adreno 305 and 1080p coming for the high-volume global market and China [Dec 9, 2012]) Update: A31 Introduction by Allwinner Technology Co., Ltd [ARM Partners site, March 13, 2013] … Continue reading


Is low-cost enough for global success?

Or, what Allwinner et al. and the device vendors around them will need in addition to the low device costs made possible by the SoC vendors themselves? (The new SoC market sweetspots established by Allwinner: the A10 is available @ $7 and the A13 is @ $5). In some markets, yes: Here Comes the First … Continue reading