Buzz: Samsung Orion is a Hummingbird with two brains

by Jerry D on September 8, 2010

Modern smartphones are certainly fast. But they’re about to get even faster. The new Samsung Hummingbird processor (known as Orion) is based on a 1GHz dual-core ARM Cortex A9 CPU, which delivers greater graphical oomph and 1080p video decoding.

Here’s what the Internet chatter has to say on the subject:

Samsung’s Orion is the 1GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 we’ve all been

We still consider Samsung’s Hummingbird application processor to be among the very best for mobile computers, but this morning Sammy itself is…

Samsung Orion 1GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex A9 Chip Announced

The Samsung Galaxy S has a fast CPU inside that allows it to shift three times the amount of triangles when compared to a Nexus One and iPhone 3GS. The chip…

Samsung develops 1GHz dual-core Cortex A9 Processor for Mobile

Orion is designed using Samsung’s 45nm low-power process technology that comes with two Cortex A9 cores running at 1GHz with 32KB of data cache, 32KB instruction cache and 1MB L2 cache. Orion will offer great multi-tasking support along …

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