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Samsung Orion dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 chip shown off

Samsung flex muscle, a little dual-core 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 falls to the ground and runs in front of

By Anthony Garreffa from Nov 11, 2010 @ 22:56 CST

Engadget have a sexy pic of Samsung's Orion chip - a dual-core 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 CPU and a quad-core Mali 400 GPU on-board.

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It was spotted at the ARM Technology Conference, running "Linaro" Linux middleware - as well as stock Android 2.2 - obviously at the moment it's early days, these are simple development boards, so they couldn't be shown off, or flexing their muscles through testing, etc.

But, a demo was shown running Futuremark's old Cyber Samurai benchmark.

This chip could end up in Samsung's future Galaxy Tab or the previously noted flagship phone ;)

NEWS SOURCES:Engadget.com


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