64-bit mobile processor is a new trend in smartphone and tablet industry. Therefore, popular semiconductor company from Chinese Allwinner Technology announced that its first 64-bit SoC (System-on-Chip) will be available in market in the late of this year. On official statement, Allwinner also said that the chip prototype will be displayed in October 2014 at Hong Kong Electronics Fair event.
The 64-bit mobile processor from Allwinner supports 4K video, H.265 and is designed for entry-level tablet. JakcLee, Chief Marketing Officer of Allwinner, said that 64-bit era had been a new trend. As a strategic partner of ARM, Allwinner will work together with ARM to be a leader in presenting affordable 64-bit tablet.
Technical information about the chipset hasn’t been announced yet. But Director of ARM Mobile Solutions James Bruce said that Allwinner uses ARMv8-A architecture for the company’s 64-bit chip. He said that ARMv8-A based processor offers some advantages including energy efficiency and 64-bit capability, while 32-bit application is also growing in the market today.
He added that Allwinner’s choice on ARMv8-A architecture will help them in giving solutions to advanced mobile applications for anticipating market dynamics, bring benefits to both producers and consumers all over the world.