Mobile processor manufacturer from China, Rockchip finally announced the first quad-core processor to market and it’s named Rockchip RK3188. According to the plan, the company will begin sending the processor to their partners starting next February. If the plan goes through, then there will be smartphones and tablets with quad-core processor from Rockchip in March or May of 2013.
This processor is a processor which based on 28nm ARM Cortex-A9 with speeds up to 1.8 GHz. In this processor, there are four core Mali 400 GPU with speeds up to 500 MHz. The processor also supports for OpenGL 2.0 and Open VG 1.1. Furthermore, the RK3188 is also able to provide support for 1080p full HD video display at 60 fps. In addition, the processor is also capable of displaying two panels with resolutions up to 2048 x 1536 pixels.
Some manufacturers of Android smartphones and tablets often used the Rockchip processor, one of them is the Archos. In addition, there are also some Chinese Android tablets that also use Rockchip processor.