Smartphones Getting Dual-Core Chips

. January 13, 2011 . 0 Comments

High end smart phones will be getting dual-core chips in 2011, Current top end smart-phones have 1GHz processor, LG has announced what it described as the world’s first dual-core smartphone: the LG Optimus 2X. The 2X will have a Nvidia Tegra 2 1GHz processor, reports Silicon.com

“Dual-core chips enable more power to be squeezed out of the processor because the chips contain two 1GHz cores – meaning there are two 1GHz processors that can be used in parallel to speed up performance, provided the mobile software has been optimised to take advantage of the parallel processing power. It’s not as simple as saying a dual-core processor is twice as fast as a single-core processor, but dual-core chips should enable a noticeable speed and performance hike, particularly when it comes to multitasking”

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