Chances are “high” that Apple will deploy dual-core processors in iPhone “soon,” say DigiTimes sources.
“The requirement for stronger capability to manage multimedia functionality including 3D games and HD video has pushed handset vendors to develop dual-core processors, the sources asserted,” Daniel Shen and Steve Shen report for DigiTimes. “Nvidia’s dual-core platforms have been adopted by LGE, Motorola and Dell, while Samsung’s devices have gained support from Apple in addition to being used in-house.”
The Shens report, “Sales of multi-core smartphones will account for 15% of global handset shipments in 2011 with the ratio likely to climb to 45% in 2015, according to an estimate by Strategy Analytics.”
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[Attribution: 9 To 5 Mac. Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn W.” for the heads up.]