LG rumored to bake its own custom-made processor in its G3 smartphone

It is being rumored that LG will use its own custom processor in its upcoming flagship smartphone, the G3.

@anthony256
Published Thu, Apr 17 2014 2:41 AM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

LG's successor to the already awesome G2 smartphone could feature a custom-made processor made by LG. We reported about LG's custom processor known as Odin last November, but the Korea Herald is reporting that LG could be making its own chips very soon.

LG rumored to bake its own custom-made processor in its G3 smartphone | TweakTown.com

A spokesperson for LG has said that it will be mass-producing application processors "soon" but other than that, there's no more information. An industry source familiar with the situation told the Korea Herald that production on LG's custom processor would start in the coming months. The new chips would be designed in-house at LG, but manufactured by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC).

Industry insiders believe that LG will bake this custom-made processor in its upcoming G3 smartphone, which is shaping up to be quite the beast of a smartphone.

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Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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