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LG working on 8-core chip called Odin, Optimus G II bound

24 February, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
LG working on 8-core chip called Odin, Optimus G II bound - read the full textThe LG Optimus G II is still some time ahead with an expected launch next fall, but the rumor mill is already in motion regarding its chipset, as the KoreaTimes reports. LG is probably heading down the route of a home-brewed chipset much like Samsung and Huawei. Their first chipset, dubbed Odin,...

 

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big.little would be useful for tablets. but phones are ok with cortex a7 alone.

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  • 2013-02-24 20:32
  • 6XaW

> In reply to Iskander @ 2013-02-24 19:56 from mA51 - click to readActually, there's nothing to do with raw graphics power. Games run better on closed platforms like iOs and Videogames consoles due to hardware standardization and better "coupled" software libraries.

More or less, is the same issue that we have on PC games vs Videogames consoles. They do almost the same on very limited hardware because programmers know what machines they're working while in PCs, you have no clue of how powerful or lame the machine will be, and still you have to keep it running in a enormous variety of configurations.

That's why all Windows Phone devices are basically the same, except for minimal brand customization, like maps or the camera. Standardization.

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  • 2013-02-24 20:13
  • Pnc8

Odin was the codename of Sony Xperia ZL! lg even copies names from others!

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  • 2013-02-24 20:07
  • HFeb

and it'll come with 2000mah of battery and only 16GB of storage as usual.

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  • 2013-02-24 19:58
  • iFqC

> In reply to euzair @ 2013-02-24 19:50 from Nvd} - click to readthe idea of 8 cores is to save battery.

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  • 2013-02-24 19:57
  • N5tM

> In reply to z @ 2013-02-24 18:57 from YbM6 - click to readIt's not the CPU why the games run ok on iGadgets, but the massive oversized GPU that Apple adds to the SoC.

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  • 2013-02-24 19:56
  • mA51

That's why it consumes more battery.

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  • 2013-02-24 19:50
  • Nvd}

> In reply to z @ 2013-02-24 18:57 from YbM6 - click to readOh really?
Let me tell you a little something about iPhone5, last Friday a friend of mine complained that is iPhone5 was too slow surfing the web, having my phone with same data plan and same network as his I cautiously let him do a face-to-face with my 2 years so called «laggy»
android with a single core and single gpu Xperia Arc ICS, expecting to loose, big time!
We opened a page I never visited and he used daily (so it was already on his cache) and guess what? Arc loaded it and we waited for the iphone... and it broke an image!
then, angry birds... again the Arc was faster and the iPhone loaded not the game but some webpage about the game (no idea why) and to make things worst, it played the angry birds music although it was put on silence... I was astonished... no comments.
Punch line... laggy and old android beats the all powerful and new smooth iphone5.
We also did some camera tests but that isn't even worth mentioning.

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  • 2013-02-24 19:48
  • nwhY

then be happy with ur iphones while we enjoy our 8 cores. is that fair enough?

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  • 2013-02-24 19:45
  • N5tM

will it support native video call?

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  • 2013-02-24 19:44
  • tA$4

Lg is pacing up its speed asap..!

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  • 2013-02-24 19:36
  • 7tIX

iphone 5 dont even need that kind of chipset and still run every games smooth and lag free.

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  • 2013-02-24 18:57
  • YbM6

a bit overkill much?

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  • 2013-02-24 18:39
  • q{W2

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