Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 chip with ARM Cortex-A73 CPU cores leaked

Qualcomm may be developing one of the first processors to use ARM’s new Cortex-A73 architecture. Details about an unannounced Qualcomm 653 chip have been posted on Chinese social network Weibo. If the specs are accurate, we’re looking at an octa-core processor with four 2 GHz ARM Cortex-A73 CPU cores, four 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A53 cores, […]

ARM unveils Cortex-73 and Mali-G71 graphics for VR and augmented reality

Smartphone chips have to walk a fine line between power efficiency and blazing-fast performance. And the way they do this without literally catching ablaze is usually to offer performance in short bursts: the processors hit top speeds for a brief period to help you get things done, and then slow down after a little while […]