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 has upgraded its multi-window system for Android, allowing users to more easily mutitask on tablets running the OS.
CubieTech and Olimex may be working on low cost Rockchip development boards, but the Waxberrry Pi2 (WB-RK3066) is already in the wild.
Rockchip’s RK3188 quad-core processor is probably one of the most powerful pieces of ARM Cortex-A9 silicon on the market today.
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.
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.
The Chinese technology market has been on full tilt when it comes to producing Android-powered set-top boxes and mini PCs.
Rockchip processors currently power a number of Android tablets and mini-computers.
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.
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.
Rockchip’s stalwart RK3066 can best be described as a dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 chip with clock speeds up to 1.6 GHz.
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 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 will be showcasing a Rockchip-powered Android tablet this week at CES 2011 in Las Vegas.
A prototype Android-powered "desk phone" designed by Rockchip was recently spotted in the wilds of IFA 2010.
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 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).
A Chinese-based company has introduced an Android-powered iPad clone that can be purchased for as little as $130-$198.