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Samsung to manufacture PS Vita CPU

Friday, 29th July 2011 06:11 GMT By Brenna Hillier

According to Andriasang’s translation of a Semiconductor Industry News report, Samsung will supply the PS Vita’s CPU.

The site also reiterates earlier reports that the chip will be produced using a 45 nanometer process, as are those used in the slim models of both the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

The two electronics companies have a strong working relationship, with a joint LCD manufacturing facility in Korea among other collaborations.

Sony is yet to set a release date for the new handheld, although it’s expected to reach Japan before the end of the year, with international launch to follow.

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  1. Christopher Jack

    Not surprising to me in the slightest.

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Renegade

    I dont know, Is it good news or bad? I personally dont like Samsung…

    #2 3 years ago
  3. Lounds

    Because Samsung do things cheaper!

    #3 3 years ago
  4. Maximum Payne

    But what about GPU ? If it is going to have samsung quad core cpu (forth core is reserved for OS) then GPU should be much better.

    #4 3 years ago
  5. Lounds

    @4 The 4th core won’t be just dedicated for OS, if programed correctly an OS shouldn’t use more than 10% of the CPU core.

    #5 3 years ago
  6. rrw

    @2 technically good thing. Samsung is one of the best mobile CPU manufacture and they do that cheaply.

    #6 3 years ago
  7. Erthazus

    SAMSUNG is the best TV and Smartphone CPU manufacturer along with HTC.

    Sony should be grateful to Samsung that they are going to do this job. IT’s a quality over quantity.

    #7 3 years ago
  8. mojo

    “SAMSUNG is the best TV manufacturer”

    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-CxmGbwOr9Fw/Ti7JKDK1AdI/AAAAAAAADp8/eSoUKVqNfYo/s1600/Jackie+Chan.jpg

    #8 3 years ago
  9. Razor

    This is good news.

    Still not going to stop Vita from a ginormous flop though :)

    #9 3 years ago
  10. Gama_888

    I think this is great, Iv got a samsung galaxy S2 And havent had the thing slow down on me in anyway at all since i got it.

    Have they said how many Ghz it will be? :-/

    #10 3 years ago
  11. el duderino

    @10 1 ghz if i’m not mistaken

    #11 3 years ago