“TI sure does have impeccable timing. Not 12 hours after we published our LG Optimus 2X and NVIDIA Tegra 2 review, complete with a discussion of the 2011 SoC space, did TI announce its OMAP 5 SoC.
OMAP 5 will go into production in the second half of 2011 and ship in phones during the second half of 2012. It’s a 28nm SoC with significant architectural upgrades compared to the OMAP 4.”
Here is some more Tech News from around the web:
- Intel to unveil 22nm Ivy Bridge CPUs at Computex 2011, says paper @ DigiTimes
- ‘Mark-of-the-Beast’ bug topples Java apps @ The Register
- HTC to invest $40 million into OnLive to help with games on smartphones @ Engadget
- Windows 7 Jump Lists Fix and Tricks @ Techspot
Drop by AnandTech if you want a complex diagram of the new OMAP 5, a SoC which will be using a pair of 28nm Cortex A15s. According to TI you can expect a 50% increase in processing power at the same clock speed compared to the previous generation A9. The new OMAP 5 will also sport a pair of ARM Cortex M4 which should help speed video encoding and decoding. If you are into these tiny stand alone systems then head over for a look under the hood.