ARM, Globalfoundries outline 28-nanometer plans

ARM, Globalfoundries outline 28-nanometer plans

“The companies revealed the details Monday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Their system-on-a-chip platform is based on ARM’s Cortex-A9 processor and Globalfoundries’ 28-nanometer manufacturing process. The platform will be used in smartphones, tablets, and smartbooks.”

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So it looks like we will have devices that consume less power purely on a per-clock-cycle basis.  I’m guessing the new process won’t trickle down to actual commercial mobile implementation until at least 2013.

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