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Qualcomm to introduce Adreno 400 in 2014

04 November, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Qualcomm to introduce Adreno 400 in 2014 - read the full textQualcomm's Adreno 330 GPU that powers the Snapdragon 800 is currently one of the most successful and powerful on the market. However, Qualcomm won't settle with resting on its laurels and the popular chipmaker is already working on its successor, the Adreno 400. The new GPU series is expected to...

 

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> In reply to abhijitbiswas @ 2013-11-04 18:06 from KxIZ - click to readIf you want Qualcomm to show that more cores do not equal better performance, why would you want them add two more unnecessary cores? Their quadcore Snapdragon 800 is already very competitive with the Octacore Exynos, and at a lower power level. Personally, I will be disappointed if they come out with a hexacore processor.

I hate Apple phones because of iOS and Apple's constant attempts to lock consumers in, but they are the only ones doing mobile CPUs completely right. Manufacturers should focus on fewer, faster cores, since we're not at a place where most apps effectively use more than two cores anyway. Now granted, this is not really Qualcomm's fault, since the Android spec marketing wars mean that even if you know better, you can't really get away with launching a premium Android phone with less than four cores (this is mainly Samsung's fault), but they don't need to exacerbate the situation.

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  • 2013-11-04 19:25
  • 7F7v

> In reply to Doc-Oc @ 2013-11-04 18:41 from xLm@ - click to readREally? How do you struggle? what's the effort you are putting into this... oah man, I bet you are so tired :/

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  • 2013-11-04 19:16
  • MFXa

Interesting to say the least I anticipate that the S5 or Samsungs new premimum line phone will carry this chip. I am struggling with the rumour that the S5 will be out so soon after the S4..

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  • 2013-11-04 18:41
  • xLm@

True, thank goodness other people know that IOS hides lag behind animations.

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  • 2013-11-04 18:35
  • nEU9

I hope Qualcomm comes up with a sixcore processor which will crush the competition's octacore processors, all of which will come out next year! Then I will become a diehard Qualcomm fan, show the world that more cores don't mean better performance like you have always done!!!

Huge expectations.....

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  • 2013-11-04 18:06
  • KxIZ

¿OpenCL?

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  • 2013-11-04 17:10
  • Etj@

ARM's Mali T760 GPU I want dat (which devices have this?)....man Adreno 400 doesn't support OpenCL too...awh.

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  • 2013-11-04 16:38
  • Ycpt

*correction to my original post: not primary vendor, but primary platform.

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  • 2013-11-04 16:33
  • kW5U

The Beta oS wp8 will have this 2016 lol

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  • 2013-11-04 16:01
  • 3srb

then Samsung introduce a new Galaxy s4 with the new chip inside it...

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  • 2013-11-04 15:55
  • t7EZ

> In reply to Mark Fauzi @ 2013-11-04 15:31 from Kicr - click to readYeah with just only 1 gb of RAM....failed

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  • 2013-11-04 15:49
  • 07Bh

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-11-04 15:42 from v0qJ - click to readiOS too, but is hidden behind the pretty animations.

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  • 2013-11-04 15:45
  • mVAc

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-11-04 15:36 from tReM - click to readWp lags too. You know that?

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  • 2013-11-04 15:42
  • v0qJ

> In reply to ROD JOS @ 2013-11-04 14:57 from 414x - click to readRunning android .. Opps .. lagged.

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  • 2013-11-04 15:36
  • tReM

Again, for incoming 2014 Apple will prepare 128 bit CPUs.

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  • 2013-11-04 15:31
  • Kicr

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-11-04 15:10 from v0qJ - click to readYeah, and not to mention it's 400% more energy efficient compared to their past flagship GPU, or so they say...

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  • 2013-11-04 15:27
  • 414x

Man, these rumors soon make Apple mad. Be careful, Lawsuit agains Snapdragon is on the way.

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  • 2013-11-04 15:24
  • Kicr

Hahaha so true lol

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  • 2013-11-04 15:21
  • nhvm

> In reply to ROD JOS @ 2013-11-04 14:57 from 414x - click to readThat's impressive.

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  • 2013-11-04 15:10
  • v0qJ

> In reply to ROD JOS @ 2013-11-04 14:57 from 414x - click to readWell,not if Tegra 5 have's something to say about that next year:http://www.extremetech.com/com...-its-amazi­ng .

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  • 2013-11-04 15:06
  • 0Ub8

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