There has been news about LG working to finish the preparation of its very own Odin processor, which the company is expected to launch with its new flagship model Optimus G2. The source of this news is Korean Times, which has added a new flare to the Smartphone market by revealing this news. The new LG Odin processor is expected to be mass-produced by the company with the use of a processing at the level of 28-nanometer. The processing at this level will be carried out with the application of HKMG (High-k Metal Gate Technology) by the company.
The cores of the Processor: The new LG Odin processor is revealed to be an 8-core processor with two different types of chips. The processor will contain 4 A15 chips of 1.8GHz frequency, while the other 4 cores will be covered by the A7 chip of frequency 1.2GHz. The whole architecture is designed on the ARM chip and is said to be providing a resemblance to the Octa design of Samsung’s Exynos-5. The A7 cores provided in the LG Odin processor are meant to support simple processing tasks, while A15 cores are meant to handle tasks involving intensive graphics related processing like 3D gaming.
With LG Odin processor, the company will make a debut in the market of manufacturers of chip related products and has an eye on a strong hold on the Smartphone market. To manufacture the LG Odin processor, the company has tied up its ventures with TSMC, a Taiwanese company for the manufacture of the 28-nanometer chip.
Samsung has already been known for its 8-core Exynos processor with Octa 5 chip, while details about Samsung replacing the use of Snapdragon 600 processor with its new chip are already leaked. This chip from Samsung is the only competition prevailing in the market for the LG Odin processor till now, which is likely to be released with the Galaxy S4 or after that.