Allwinner A33 is a quad-core CPU for just USD 4

Allwinner A33 is a quad-core CPU for just USD 4

The Chinese maker of mobile device processors Allwinner has announced that its latest A33 chip has entered mass production. A really peculiar feature of the new chip is that it costs just USD 4.

Allwinner believes that devices based on the A33 will cost USD 30-60 due to the very low price of the A33 processor. The chip has four computational Cortex-A7 cores and ARM Mali-400MP2 graphics. In addition to that the new piece of silicon can play and record up to 1080p video, power displays at up to 1280 x 800 resolutions and offer support for the SmartColor technology.

The new features of the A33 do not end here – the chip is electrically compatible with the older A23 processors and needs very little power – Allwinner says the chip needs less power than any other quad-core Cortex-A7 processor on the market. According to the company a tablet with a 4000 mAh battery and powered by the A33 is able to remain in standby mode for 300 hours, play video for 6 hours and play music for 8 hours.

The first devices based on the A33 should appear by the end of summer 2014.

Source: Allwinner

Related posts

Xiaomi prepares its first notebook

Xiaomi prepares its first notebook

We have become used to associating the Chinese company Xiaomi with smartphones but very soon we will start relating it with notebooks too. Xiaomi is currently working on its first notebook that is supposed to appear in Q2 2016. There are not too many tech details on the upcoming notebook but...

Intel plans to decrease Ivy Bridge power consumption

Intel’s Ivy Bridge negatively surprised customers and reviewers alike with higher than expected operating temperatures when the chips debuted in April 2012. Due to the thermal paste used and the integrated heat spreader Intel Ivy Bridge processors operated at a much higher...

Meze 11 Deco Earphones – Amazing Sound and Style

Meze 11 Deco Earphones – Amazing Sound and Style

Personally, I was always a fan of the loud, but not so top quality music. I didn’t understand people, who spend a fortune for hi-end speakers, until I heard a pair. The same applies to earphones; you will never know what “the perfect natural sound” is, unless you are ready to spend a little...

Leave a comment