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Cubieboard4 octa-core mini PC launches for $125

The maker of the Cubieboard line of mini-computers and dev boards have released the most powerful version to date. The Cubieboard4 is a single-board computer with an Allwinner A80 octa-core processor, Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI and VGA ports, and USB 3.0 support. Cubietech has announced the the Cubieboard4 (also called the CC-A80) is now available for about […]

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Allwinner shows Android 5.0, Android TV on its chips

Allwinner Technology is giving an early look at Google’s latest Android software running on its chips. The company says Android 5.0 Lollipop will be available for tablets with Allwinner A33 quad-core and Allwinner A80 octa-core processors. Allwinner has also demonstrated Android TV running on a device with an A80 chip. It’s not surprising that Google’s […]

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Rikomagic introduces TV boxes with Allwinner A80, Amlogic S812 chips

Rikomagic recently launched the MK902 II Android PC/TV box with a speedy Rockchip RK3288 quad-core processor. Now the company has a few new models featuring different chips. The Rikomagic MK80 TV box has an Allwinner A80 octa-core processor, while the MK12 has an Amlogic S812 chip. All of these devices run Google Android 4.4 KitKat with custom, […]

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Tronsmart Draco AW80 TV box has octa-core CPU, up to 4GB RAM

Google’s $99 Nexus Player is now available for purchase and it should ship in early November. I’m just starting to test the TV box and while I really like the new Android TV user interface, until more third-party developers adapt their apps to the platform, there’s a relatively small number of things you can actually […]

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Zero Devices Z8C is a TV box with an Allwinner A80 octa-core CPU

Zero Devices plans to launch one of the first TV box/mini PC devices featuring Allwinner’s new 8-core processor. The Zero Devices Z8C sports an Allwinner A80 processor, support for USB 3.0, HDMI and SPDIF output, and more. The Allwinner A80 processor features 4 ARM Cortex-A15 CPU cores, 4 ARM Cortex-A7 cores, and PowerVR G6230 graphics […]

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Onda V989 is the first tablet with Allwinner’s octa-core chip

Chinese device maker Onda has unveiled the first tablet featuring an 8-core CPU from Allwinner. The Onda V989 is an iPad-sized Android tablet with an Allwinner A80-T octa-core processor. It’s expected to launch soon for about $177. The Onda V989 features a 9.7 inch, 2048 x 1536 pixel display, 2GB of RAM, an 8MP rear camera, […]

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Lilbits (5-05-2014): Meizu, Huawei, and Xiaomi

May is looking like a big month for Chinese device makers. Xiaomi has announced it’ll hold a press event to launch new products on May 15th, and Huawei is holding an event the same day. Meanwhile, competitor Meizu is promising to deliver something new soon… and it’ll be little… or big… or something. Update: Meizu’s […]

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pcDuino8 dev board with Allwinner A80 in the works

The makers of the recently-launched pcDuino3 single board computer are already working on a next-generation model with a more powerful processor. LinkSprite and Allwinner have announced that the upcoming pcDuino8 will features an Allwinner A80 octa-core processor. The pcDuino platform combines the features of a Raspberry Pi-like single board computer or developer board with support for […]

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Allwinner chips to support Windows RT, Ubuntu, Firefox, Chrome OS (and Android)

Chinese chip maker Allwinner sells more ARM-based chips for Android tablets than just about anyone, but the company is starting to look beyond the Android space. At the HKTDC show in Hong Kong, Allwinner is showing off products based on its A31 quad-core and upcoming A80 octa-core processors — both of which the company says […]