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re: Rockchip tablet SOCs use both Mali, PowerVR graphics
kjdsfkjdshfkdshfvc   6/19/2013 3:51:35 PM
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Sounds awesome http://bit.ly/IC4m9t

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re: Rockchip tablet SOCs use both Mali, PowerVR graphics
eewiz   6/20/2013 4:09:17 AM
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indicates that the licensing cost itself of the GPU cores might be low. If you can pay royalty, then not much of upfront licensing costs involved. Is a good model IMO.

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re: Rockchip tablet SOCs use both Mali, PowerVR graphics
Robotics Developer   6/20/2013 1:06:29 PM
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I am wondering when we would see products from this or if we will see them here in the US? It makes a lot of sense to leverage a working SOC and I like the quad/dual core options. Looks like they will have a high and low end offering maybe even more various with differences in memory and storage features.

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re: Rockchip tablet SOCs use both Mali, PowerVR graphics
joyhaa   6/21/2013 3:41:17 AM
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There are many products based on RK3188/RK3168 that are out already, google is your friend.

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re: Rockchip tablet SOCs use both Mali, PowerVR graphics
ip2design   6/24/2013 1:29:17 PM
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have a look at Android tablets from PIPO brand. some of them are powered by Rockchip ICs.

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re: Rockchip tablet SOCs use both Mali, PowerVR graphics
Michael Dunn   6/29/2013 4:05:36 PM
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I just returned a Pipo 8" tablet. Real junk. Advertised as global 3G. Oops, not including North America. Battery life sucked – lasted a few days in standby – with ALL radios off. Less than a day with WiFi enabled. Etc.



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