Apple was the first company to launch a device with chip 64-bit ARMv8, We talk about iPhone 5S chip Apple A7. Since then it seems that it has been created some pressure on the market Android and the ecosystem of manufacturers of SoCs for approaching Google’s operating system 64-bit.
Samsung already announced that this next year will be a chip of 64-bit Exynos, that will presumably come with Galaxy S5. According to reports Android Authority citing it seems that Qualcomm, NVIDIA y Broadcom they are ready to launch processors quad – core 64-bit during the first half of 2014.
The company MediaTek, which just launched its chip octa – core MT6592, could be preparing his own solution and that would come to the market for the second half of the year, as well as Allwinner.
Be that as it may, Google He is preparing and conditioning your operating system to support chips from 64-bit What will bring a greater capacity of management of RAM and a noticeable increase in performance. Intel already showed a team that ran a chip Atom Bay Trail on a 64-bit kernel Android.
The next year 2014 will be the year of the arrival of the 64-bit in Android, step that we already live in x 86 a few years ago.