Rick Merritt, EETimes
4/24/2015 06:30 PM EDT
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — In the course of providing new details about its latest Cortex-A72 core, ARM provided a peek at its next-generation high-end core yet to be announced. The company also reiterated its support for its big.little multiprocessing technology although it has not yet been widely adopted.
“We’ve seen a big improvement in what phones can do, and I think we are about to see another improvement,” said Brian Jeff, director of marketing for ARM’s Cortex-A products in a talk on the A72 at the Linley Mobile event here. Jeff described three functional units in the A72 taken from a design of an unannounced “high-end core which was a brand new redesign.”
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