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ARM Unveils Mali-G51 GPU With Bifrost Architecture and Mali-V61 VPU

ARM on Sunday unveiled two new products – the Mali-V61 video processing unit (VPU) and the Mali-G51 graphics processing unit (GPU). The latter is scheduled to arrive in commercial devices from 2018. UK-based ARM Holdings, which has begun the process of being acquired by SoftBank, says the Mali-G51 is its most “area-efficient and energy efficient GPU till date.” Compared to ... Read More »

MediaTek Helio X30 Deca-Core SoC With PowerVR ZXT GPU Launched

The MediaTek Helio X30 is built on TSMC’s 10nm FinFET architecture, and sports a quad-core PowerVR 7XT GPU. MediaTek on Monday announced the Helio X30 SoC, its new flagship deca-core SoC for mobile devices that with its powerful GPU is considered to be especially appropriate for devices with virtual reality capabilities. It is expected to be seen in products shipping ... Read More »

Apple Says Not Making an Offer for GPU Firm Imagination Technologies

Apple said on Tuesday it had talked about buying its supplier Imagination Technologies but did not plan to make an offer for the British graphics chip designer at the moment. Shares in Imagination, which counts Applie amongst its top shareholders and whose technology is used in Apple devices including the iPhone and iPad, jumped earlier on Tuesday after website Ars ... Read More »

iPhone Graphics Chip Maker Launches GPU Aimed at Affordable Handsets

Imagination Technologies, the makers of graphics processors utilised in the A-series SoCs used in Apple’s iPhone models, on Monday unveiled its new PowerVR Series8XE GPU family targeted at the affordable mobile segment. The company believes that the new GPU family will set a new standard for performance, power, and area in cost-sensitive markets. “When looking at the current state of ... Read More »