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Linus Valleij (ST-Ericsson) and Peter De Schrijver (Nvidia) talk about what they are doing at Linaro Connect 2013.
ST-Ericsson launches their new 3GHz NovaThor L8580 processor based on the FD-SOI process technology, to minimize power consumption and increase the performance of the ARM Cortex-A9 processor. ST-Ericsson claims 50% lower power consumption, 35% faster CPU and a 20% faster GPU and multimedia accelerator. You can read more about the ST-Ericsson L8580 in the press release
and you can watch the official videos:
ST-Ericsson to showcase 3Ghz ARM Cortex-A9 smartphone with superfast up-clocked 600Mhz SGX544 GPU and integrated 150mbitps LTE on a single processor using STMicroelectronics’ 28nm FD-SOI process technology at MWC.
Read more at: http://www.stericsson.com/press_releases/L8580_demo.jsp
Check back for my extensive video coverage of all the huge MWC news here on http://ARMdevices.net from February 24-28th.
There's a new dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 3G TD-SCDMA Android ICS phone on the Chinese market to be sold at around $200 (1299RMB) starting mid-july on Lenovo's Chinese website and China Mobile retail stores all over China. In addition to the Nova A9500, ST-Ericsson CG2900 and CW1100 connectivity solutions were also selected by Lenovo enabling GPS, Bluetooth, FM and Wi-Fi features. Maybe the screen size is 4.5" IPS, is it a qHD resolution 4.5" IPS screen? Let me know in the comments if you know more specs about this phone.
This could be a big deal if Lenovo and China Mobile plan to mass manufacture and mass sell this dual-core phone at sub-$200 price points all over China. That can help the ST-Ericsson A9500 platform reach a good position as a dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 solution for affordable Chinese Android smartphones, ready to compete with the upcoming dual-core MediaTek MT6577 platform.
Source: press release at stericsson.com
- Lenovo bringing two affordable Android 4.0 handsets to Chinese markets? (theverge.com)
- Lenovo LePhone K860 with Exynos Quad-Core CPU and 5-Inch HD Screen Spotted in China (news.softpedia.com)
- Lenovo LePhone S899t with ICS reportedly in the works for China Mobile (engadget.com)
Amber Graner interviews Patrik Klinger at Linaro Connect.
It's the OpenGL ES port that they have been working on for quite a while.
Mathieu Poirier talks about how Android came up on the ST-Ericsson A9500 Snowball platform.
ST-Ericsson ramps up their work with Linaro. Patrik Klinger, Program Manager at ST-Ericsson talks to Zach Pfeffer Linaro's Android Tech Lead about ST-Ericsson's work with Linaro to improve development on the ST-Ericsson A9500 Snowball development platform.
Zenithink shows their new ST-Ericsson U8500 Dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 based tablet designed by ontim with a built-in 3G HSPA+ modem, bluetooth, WiFi, and a decent 1024x600 screen resolution. The price is $150 for an order of at least 1000 units. They also show a $65 AmLogic based Android set-top-box with a built-in DVB-T tuner.