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BlackBerry smartphone developed allegedly with eight core processor

2014-03-21  |  Comebuy News

According to a report by N4BB BlackBerry is working on a Smartphone with an OCTA-core processor. This should be a 64-bit chip from Qualcomm. The launch is planned in summer 2015 but supposedly only.

The processor should be a Snapdragon MSM8994 manufactured in the 22-nanometer process with high-K metal gates (HKMG). Each core has 4 MB level 2 cache and clock is running up to 2.5 GHz. 4 GB LPDDR3 RAM to the page should be the CPU.

In addition, BlackBerry continues fast graphics chip type Adreno 430 according to a 500 MHz the report. He should be a pixel fill rate of up to 6 Gigapixels per second. It also supports Open GL ES3. 0, DirectX 11 and OpenCL 1.2.

The development of smartphones started according to the sources from N4BB, under the direction of former CEOs Thorsten Heins. Yet says nothing about a cancellation had been the staff responsible for carrying out this and other projects. However, Chen had announced late last year his company will concentrate 2014 on BBM and business customers. A high-end Smartphone with eight core processor now seems to exceed the requirements for a business smartphone.

A model developed under the code name "Ontario" in the trade should come before 2015, based on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800. He has four processor cores, which are quickly up to 2.3 GHz. N4BB according to the device appeared recently in first benchmarks.

[with material by Jessica Dolcourt, News.com]

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