Thursday, February 21, 2013

LG Electronics will start mass production of 8-Core SoC(Codenamed Odin) For LG Optimus G2

LG electronics is planning to start mass production of 8 Core SoC,Codenamed Odin and will adopt the ARM Big-Little architecture.

In this SoC there are four big cores and four little cores.The four big cores will be based on Coretex A15 architecture and helps you to performing heavy tasks like surfing web,watching Full HD videos,3D gaming with less power consumption,While little cores are based upon Cortex A7 architecture and are used to perform the light tasks.

LG electronics plans to outsource production to TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company) which is being manufactured on 28nm HKMG(High -K Metal Gate ) process,while baseband chip(modem) is not integrated to SoC.

The specifications of LG electronics Eight Core SoC Codenamed Odin is almost same as that of Samsung Exynos 5 Octa and Odin will also compete with Qualcomm Snapdragon 600/800.

LG SoC Odin is likely to be implemented on LG Optimus G2


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