Allwinner is slated to launch its very first octa-chip this year, with the company planning to show off the new silicon at CES 2014 in Las Vegas (January), alongside tablets based on the current lineup of A23, A31, and A31S processors.
Chinese chip maker Allwinner has published a roadmap detailing its upcoming ARM-based processors, including the dual-core ARM Cortex-A7 chip for entry-level tables and the A80 octa-core SoC for higher-end devices.
The Android-powered MK805 II or MINI XPlus H34 carries a sweet $60 price tag. Key hardware specs include an AllWinner A20 dual core SoC (1.2GHz), Mali-400 MP2 GPU, 1GB RAM, 4GB Flash and Android 4.2.2. (Jelly Bean).
The US netbook market has been stagnating for some time due to the onslaught of Android-powered tablets and the meteoric rise of Apple's iPad lineup.
Chinese chip vendor Allwinner Technologies might have sold more application processors for tablets in 2012 than Intel and Qualcomm put together.
China-based chip manufacturer Allwinner recently launched a quad-core processor targeted at phablets, or 5-7 inch tablets with cellular connectivity options.
Norhtec has introduced a $90 cloud-centric mini-PC powered by an Allwinner A10 ARM Cortex-A8 processor.
China-based chip manufacturer Allwinner recently introduced two new processors: the dual-core A20 and the quad-core A31.
We first covered the Android-powered Cubieboard - which is targeted at devs and modders - last week.