Xiaomi will unveil its own SoC soon

Xiaomi confirmed it is developing its own system-on-a-chip (SoC). The SoC will reportedly be named Pinecone and have eight Cortex-A53 cores. The company will introduce the SoC on February 28 at an event in Beijing. Further details are not yet given in the announcement on Weibo.  The Pinecone octa-core would be a 14nm-soc Read more…

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Lowest power WiFi for IoT

New IoT SoC “More Moore” or “More than Moore?” With Rockchip’s announcement of their new RKi6000 SoC China is making steps in both directions. The RKi6000 is an ultra-low-power WiFi SoC for IoT (internet of things) devices. This new SoC is going to provide WiFi connectivity at the power consumption levels of Bluetooth Read more…

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Intel and Rockchip partner on x86 SoC

Intel Corporation yesterday announced it has entered into a strategic agreement with Fuzhou Rockchip Electronics Co., Ltd. (Rockchip) to work on Intel® architecture and communications-based solutions for the entry-level Android worldwide market. Under the terms of the agreement, the two companies will deliver an Intel-branded mobile SoC platform. The quad-core platform will Read more…