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Rockchip plans budget CPU for Android handsets

updated 04:35 pm EDT, Fri July 10, 2009

Rockchip Android CPU

Rockchip Electronics recently announced it is planning on releasing a new chip for use in mobile phones that would support Google's Android mobile operating system. At the same time, the company believes it could seriously undercut competing ARM-based chips used in other Android devices.

The RK2808 chip will first find its way into a portable media player sometime in July, while an official Android phone using the chip is expected to come sometime in October. [via PMPToday]

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