While Samsung and MediaTek is already introducing the true eight-core processor, Qualcomm as the one of chipset maker will not producing the eigh-core processor. Eager not to enter into a ‘core war’ that dominated the PC CPU industry, a Qualcomm executive branded eight-core processors manufactured by rivals as “dumb.”
On the interview, VP Senior Qualcomm, Anand Chandrasekher says they are not to enter into a ‘core war’ that dominated the PC CPU industry, a Qualcomm executive branded eight-core processors manufactured by rivals as “dumb” Because the eight-core processor is didn’t need by the user and Anand Chandrasekher predict that the eight-core processor will not success on the market.
“You can’t take eight lawnmower engines, put them together and now claim you have an eight-cylinder Ferrari,” said Chandrasekher. “It just doesn’t make sense.”
“So, clearly, great modem experience, great battery life, fantastic multimedia experience – all of that put together in a beautiful package that they can go buy, because these are all fashion statements in addition to being utilitarian devices.”
“That’s a dumb way to do it, and I think our engineers aren’t dumb.”
Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 600 and Snapdragon 800 parts are all quad-cored. Is now Qualcomm is would instead focus on delivering the best experience for users. This, he went on to say, starts by knowing what customer actually want.[source]