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STE unveils NovaThor L8580 chipset with quad-core A9 CPU

10 January, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
STE unveils NovaThor L8580 chipset with quad-core A9 CPU - read the full textIf you're the benchmark-obsessed geek than CES 2013 might be turning out quite exciting for you. After Samsung unveiled its latest and greatest Exynos 5 Octa chipset, NVIDIA announced Tegra 4 and Qualcomm lifted the curtain of its newest Krait-powered Snapdragon 600 and 800 series SoCs, it's now...

 

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> In reply to omid @ 2013-01-12 06:35 from arHp - click to readfor all that find it hard to understand - its called humour...

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  • 2013-01-14 16:22
  • vaPa

> In reply to mech0rn @ 2013-01-13 19:29 from Ish8 - click to readIt's not about who cares or not about the number o cores, but the title of this article. It seems to indicate that 8580 has four A9 cores (as in quad-core A9 CPU), while there are in fact only two. So, some more journalist correctness is required here.

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  • 2013-01-14 14:28
  • 2m{D

who really cares @ the number of cores present?
has there really been a task u have used a smartphone to do and really hoped "damn i wish this sob had more cores or was faster"!!!

the whole bottleneck on these SOCS is the GPU.
sgx544 will be a welcome addition and this soc will power many mid range phones with good power

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  • 2013-01-13 19:29
  • Ish8

> In reply to Norb @ 2013-01-13 11:28 from p3JN - click to readIt comes with a low-power eQuad processor with four Cortext-A9 cores, clocked at up to 2.5 GHz, the PowerVR SGS544 GPU and the ability to go low-power and run at 0.6V.

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  • 2013-01-13 14:32
  • Pc5P

> In reply to True knowledge @ 2013-01-12 22:21 from pvM$ - click to readIt comes with a low-power eQuad processor with four Cortext-A9 cores -> that means that the news are wrong, if they state that it has 4 A9 cores

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  • 2013-01-13 11:28
  • p3JN

People, this is dual A9, not quad! Nowhere in the press release or presentation STE said it has four A9. EQuad is a power-save technology, nothing to do with the number of CPUs. Read it carefully and don't put assumptions as facts.

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  • 2013-01-12 22:21
  • pvM$

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-01-11 17:05 from pddN - click to readHa. This 8580 is dual A9, not quad. STE fooled everyone with the EQUAD, it's just a technology trademark, not number of cores.

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  • 2013-01-12 22:08
  • pvM$

I seriously doubt this "eQuad" has four cores. Since when does ARM produce 4-CPU MPcore based on A9? This might be just a trick to fool people to think STE has some quad-core, which it doesn't.

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  • 2013-01-12 18:56
  • pvM$

Who cares about gazilion-core cpu's when there is no battery that enables the phone to last for more than a day or two on average use.

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  • 2013-01-12 11:56
  • svq5

please read information from krait 800 then write comment about it

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  • 2013-01-12 10:15
  • arHp

please read information of krait 800 then speak and say 4hr battery life

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  • 2013-01-12 07:38
  • arHp

> In reply to Cali @ 2013-01-12 01:19 from QCMw - click to readplease read more then speak

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  • 2013-01-12 06:35
  • arHp

> In reply to Cali @ 2013-01-12 01:19 from QCMw - click to readyou must read information from the conference qualcomm in ces then speak...4hr battery life?!!!! lol...please say yours comments to paul jacobs to laugh him!!!!

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  • 2013-01-12 06:35
  • arHp

4k video yeah!

...and 4hr battery life too. Get a real camera.

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  • 2013-01-12 01:19
  • QCMw

> In reply to omid @ 2013-01-11 22:20 from 3igY - click to readi'm not talking about megapixels i'm talking about what camera records 4k but that's it wont replay no more i know what i'm talking about

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  • 2013-01-11 22:56
  • Pc5P

> In reply to anonymos x @ 2013-01-11 22:11 from Pc5P - click to readjust the new and powerfull chipset like nvidia tegra4(wayne) and Krait 800 can capture and playback and Exynos . remember 808 pureview can record full hd with huge 41mp? so the power of cpu and gpu is more impornant than mp of a camera...when tegra 4 or krait 800 coming(800 coming in H2 2013)even a 13mp camera can record 4k like SGS iv

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  • 2013-01-11 22:20
  • 3igY

> In reply to omid @ 2013-01-11 21:50 from 3igY - click to readaja and which mobile camera is capable of that?

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  • 2013-01-11 22:11
  • Pc5P

sorry they can capture and playback 4k

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  • 2013-01-11 21:50
  • 3igY

> In reply to omid @ 2013-01-11 21:24 from 3igY - click to readsorry but they can play 4k resolution not record

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  • 2013-01-11 21:37
  • Pc5P

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