LSI designs semiconductors and software that accelerate storage and networking in datacenters and mobile networks. At Mobile World Congress 2013, LSI is introducing the Axxia 5500 16-core ARM Cortex-A15 to provide scalability, performance and low power consumption to meet the growing demand for mobile broadband.
Nvidia is building customer a GPU server platform that they call the Nvidia Grid for Cloud Gaming, to deliver advanced game streaming over the Internet. They are partnering with carriers and ISPs to install those Nvidia Grid servers on location near the gamers so that the performance of the streamed games is optimized minimizing the lag.
This is a tour of the Yota Devices booth at Mobile World Congress 2013, including overviews of their upcoming E Ink LCD dual-mode YotaPhone and their LTE modems and routers, they are releasing several new products including one LTE router with a large capacity battery that lasts up to 21 hours and can connect 8 devices to that LTE connection at the same time.
Fairchild Semiconductor supplies to 100% of all major smartphone and tablet manufacturers, they have at least 20 different components that go into every smartphone and tablet. They shipped over 1 Billion ICs last year into the smartphone market.
Allwinner released the Allwinner A31 quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 processor with SGX544MP2 back in December, and tablets have been shipping with it since January. Now at Mobile World Congress 2013, Allwinner announces the Allwinner A31S for use in Phablets, to support the modem module from ZTE and be optimized for Phablet use, Phablets are described as 3G/LTE phone devices between 5″ and 7″ in screen size. Allwinner also talks about the Allwinner A20 dual-core ARM Cortex-A7 with Mali-400 that is pin-compatible with Allwinner A10 tablet designs, thus the A20 is expected to replace all Allwinner A10 tablet designs from March onwards.
Check out this GoClever Hybrid tablet with keyboard dock. It’s similar to the Asus Transformer but for about half the price, selling at 299€ in 15 European countries. This device runs on the Rockchip RK3066 dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 and they plan to also release one featuring the Allwinner A31 quad-core ARM Cortex-A7.
Qualcomm talks about their release of the Snapdragon 600 in devices unveiled at Mobile World Congress that are the Asus Transformer Infinity, LG Optimus G Pro and HTC One. At MWC 2013, Qualcomm also detailed more about their upcoming Snapdragon 200 and 400 series and they are also talking about the upcoming Snapdragon 800 series that increases GPU performance by 50%, supports 4K video encode and decode and many other new advanced features for the fastest smartphones and tablets to come later this year.