The A53 cores by virtue of being ARMv8 will still provide substantial performance gains even though the device is running a 32-bit OS. This exactly mirrored how the PC industry did things for years before the mass migration to Windows 7. Before that happened, everyone was running Windows XP which is a 32-bit OS and people still ran it on 64-bit hardware.
For a budget device, losing out on 64-bit isn't a big deal anyways, the underlying A53 will still being substantial performance improvements even at 32-bit.
Anonymous, 11 Jan 2015Looks like they are shying away from their own in-house SoCs to get in the trend of cheaper ph... moreSamsung is doing the same and is using Qualcomm (both low- and high-end) and in the past also Broadcom, ST Ericsson, TI etc.
RejZoR, 11 Jan 2015What's up with Huawei and their non existing software updates? Has anyone ever received any up... moreHere you have lots and lots of updates from Huawei: http://www.emui.com/plugin.php?id=hwdownload
Looks like they are shying away from their own in-house SoCs to get in the trend of cheaper phones and for a popularly abundant Mediatek. Does this mean Mediatek's SoCs cost cheaper than Huawei's HiSilicon Kirins? Wouldn't Huawei be much better off without those Mediatek licensing/taxes or some sort?
What's up with Huawei and their non existing software updates? Has anyone ever received any update on any Huawei device? Like ever?
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