When is a quad-core processor not a quad-core processor? When it’s a “100-core” processor. ZiiLabs’s new ZMS-40 model away with that moniker by squeezing in 96 StemCell Media Processing cores alongside the four main 1.5GHz ARM Cortex-A9 CPUs, which combined promise to double the performance of the company’s previous ZMS-20 processor while also cutting power consumption in half. The processor is also specifically optimized for Android 4.0 devices (tablets, in particular), some of which will on display at CES (in one form or another). Complete specs can be found in the press release after the break and at the source link below.
ZiiLabs debuts ‘100-core’ ZMS-40 processor optimized for Android 4.0, you can call it quad-core originally appeared on Engadget on Thu, 05 Jan 2012 22:04:00 EST.