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1/8/2013 12:46 PM EST
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Peter Clarke
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re: ST-Ericsson shows FDSOI smartphone processor
Peter Clarke   1/10/2013 12:06:53 PM
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@lola159 Who is your source? If that happens it would be shame but probably the FDSOI technology would find another home.

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lola159   1/10/2013 1:43:08 PM
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After STMicroelectronics decision to exit the JV, many speculations have been spread lately in the net about the company.

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jwtech   1/12/2013 8:36:52 AM
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It's not a quad core, but a dual core. Read the NOTES TO EDITORS under the press release.

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eemikee   1/14/2013 1:25:32 PM
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According to STE's press release the processor is actually dual-core running in either high performance or power save mode: "This is achieved by transistor-level electrical bias switching to allow each of two physical cores to run in two different modes, creating an electrically-enabled quad core." Quoted from http://www.stericsson.com/press_releases/L8580_eQuad.jsp the section Notes to Editors, eQuad.

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Peter Clarke   1/14/2013 1:52:57 PM
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@eemikee You are quite correct and thanks for pointing it out. ST-Ericsson references to Quad are to a virtual quad-core based on a physical dual-core. I have amended the copy to reflect this.

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