December 07, 2012

Another Chinese Quad Core CPU Rockchip RK3188 based on ARM Cortex A9 was announced on Dec. 5 2012

As the hardware and components for mobile devices are getting better and better,mobile devices has jumped from single core to Dual Core to Quad Core. Samsung Exynos 4412,Huawei K3V2,Nvidia Tegra 3,Qualcomm APQ8064 are the few hottest Quad Core CPUs. Now,the Chinese household brand Rockchip announced its brand new Quad Core CPU RK3188 made in 28nm LP. This is the second Quad Core CPU made in 28nm in the world after Qualcomm APQ8064,the Chinese first Quad Core CPU made in 28nm LP. Rockchip RK3188 is designed mainly for Tablet PCs.

Chinese Quad Core CPU Rockchip RK3188 Picture 1

Advantages:

  1. Worldwide advanced 28nm LP
  2. Cortex A9 Architecture - much more powerful than Cortex A7
  3. Lower power consumption
  4. High speed InterChip USB interface
  5. 4G LTE

Chinese Quad Core CPU Rockchip RK3188 Picture 2

Chinese Quad Core CPU Rockchip RK3188 Picture 3

Features of Advanced 28nm LP

  1. Designed specifically for mobile devices
  2. Long battery life and moe powerful performance
  3. Reduce electricity leakage

We also see that RK3188(the picture shows wrong,it is not RK3146) and Snapdragon are made in 28nm LP,Samsung Exynos 4412 32nm LP,Nvidia Tegra 3 40nm LP,Huawei K3V2 40nm LP,Allwinner A31 40nm LP.

Rockchip RK3188 is based on Cortex A9 Quad Core Architecture,the official source cited that it is 35% faster than Cortex A7 in computing. Another news cited that Rockchip RK3188 is 30% faster than Nvidia Tegra 3 in CPU,40% faster than Nvidia Tegra 3 in GPU. More than these,the adopted latest 28nm LP results in 60% lower power consumption and 55% more powerful performance than the 45nm LP SoC.


As stated above,both Rockchip RK3188 and Qualcomm APQ8064 are made in 28nm LP,but Rockchip 3188 features HKMG technology,it performs much better in electricity leakage. And more important,Rockchip RK3188 also supports 4G LTE up to 480Mbps but with lower power  consumption.

Chinese Quad Core CPU Rockchip RK3188 Picture 4

Rockchip RK3188 provide the latest high speed communication interface which can be used to connect 4G(LTE FDD/TD-LTE) and 3G module to target high speed of data transition. The high speed communication interface supports up to 480Mbps data transition rate,100 folds as the current communicatin interface. 

Along with the announcement of Rockchip RK3188 is Cube Quad Core Tablet PC Peas which powers RK3188 and features a 10.1 inch 1920X1200 IPS screen. However,the release date of Cube Peas is not finalized and announced yet.

Chinese Quad Core CPU Rockchip RK3188 Picture 5

We are going to take pre-orders of all Tablet PCs powered by Rockchip RK3188 in the near future.

Please stay tuned and stay focused.

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Update on Dec. 11th 2012 in Shenzhen China.
The world's first ACT-ATM Quad Core Tablet Ainol Novo 7 Venus is released around Dec. 25 2012Ainol Novo 7 Venus will be Chinese first Quad Core Tablet PC as well. We are taking orders of Ainol Novo 7 Venus. Join our list to get the first bunch of Ainol Novo 7 Venus - the world's ACT-ATM Quad Core Tablet PC and the Chinese first Quad Core Tablet PC. We will start shipping from the end of December 2012. Any update will be posted on our website. We will upgrade the shipping carrier of all orders of Ainol Novo 7 Venus to express shipping by DHL so that you will receive it in 3~7 days. 

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2013/01/05

Marko said:

Go go china. I love competition !!

2013/01/20

Gavin said:

Any predictions for mass production of mini (stick) PC’s using a quad-core Rockchip?

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