Rockchip touts ARM Cortex-A17 for Android and Chrome




Rockchip’s RK3288 processor already powers a number of Android-based tablets and TV boxes. 



Rockchip designs a quad-core ARM Cortex-A12 RK32xx chip

Rockchip is perhaps best known for its reasonably priced ARM-based chips targeted at a wide range of devices, including tablets, TV set-top boxes and PC sticks. The company's current flagship processor? The ARM Cortex-A9 RK3188.

Rockchip does multitasking for Android

Rockchip has upgraded its multi-window system for Android, allowing users to more easily mutitask on tablets running the OS.

Waxberry Pi2 dev board is powered by Rockchip's RK3066 chip

CubieTech and Olimex may be working on low cost Rockchip development boards, but the Waxberrry Pi2 (WB-RK3066) is already in the wild.

Rockchip (ARM) RK3188 overclocked to 1.92 GHz

Rockchip’s RK3188 quad-core processor is probably one of the most powerful pieces of ARM Cortex-A9 silicon on the market today.

Quad-core Rockchip processor powers this Android mini-PC

Kingnovel's $96 Android mini-PC is powered by Rockchip's RK3188 1.6 GHz quad-core processor, which is paired with ARM's Mali-400 MP4 GPU.

GoNote Mini: A 7-inch touchscreen Android netbook

Ergo Electronics has introduced a 7-inch touchscreen netbook dubbed the GoNote Mini which measures 7.9″ x 4.7″ x 0.9″ and weighs 1.5 pounds.

These Android set-top boxes boast front-facing cameras

The Chinese technology market has been on full tilt when it comes to producing Android-powered set-top boxes and mini PCs.

Pipo Max M9 Android tablet ships with a quad-core Rockchip processor

Rockchip processors currently power a number of Android tablets and mini-computers.

Rockchip preps quad-core ARM processor

Chinese processor manufacturer Rockchip remains on track to launch its RK3188 quad-core SoC in February. The chip - manufactured using 28nm HKMG process technology - is built around an ARM Cortex-A9 design clocked at 1.8-2.0 GHz.

These PCs-on-a-stick run Ubuntu Linux

A developer by the name of AndrewDB is currently in the processing of modding Ubuntu Linux so that it runs on inexpensive PCs-on-a-stick powered by Rockchip RK3066 processors.

Devs port Ubuntu to Rockchip (RK3066) devices

Rockchip’s stalwart RK3066 can best be described as a dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 chip with clock speeds up to 1.6 GHz.

New MK802 Android PC-on-a-stick ships with Jelly Bean

The MK802 Android PC-on-a-stick series has been quite successful thus far, with a recently upgraded version of the device boasting an Allwinner A10 processor, multiple USB ports and a full size HDMI port.

Rockchip samples 28nm HKMG RK31xx processor

Rockchip is currently sampling a 28nm HKMG RK31xx processor, just months after shipping its RK3066 dual-core chip with a quad-core Mali-400 GPU.

AOC debuts Rockchip-powered Android tablet

AOC will be showcasing a Rockchip-powered Android tablet this week at CES 2011 in Las Vegas.

Android desk phone spotted in the wild

A prototype Android-powered "desk phone" designed by Rockchip was recently spotted in the wilds of IFA 2010.

$88 Android tablet spotted in the wild?

A very reasonably priced Android-powered tablet was recently spotted making the rounds at Computex 2010 in Taiwan. But does the 5-inch device have what it takes to make it in the crowded and Apple iPad-dominated marketplace?

Eken touts $240 Android tablet

Eken has debuted an Android-based tablet that is powered by a 600 MHz Rockchip 2808A processor, 128MB of RAM and a 8-inch TFT touch-screen (800 x 480).

Android-powered iPad clone spotted in the wild

A Chinese-based company has introduced an Android-powered iPad clone that can be purchased for as little as $130-$198.