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AMLogic Announces AML8726-MX Dual Core Cortex A9 Processor

Amlogic AML8726-MX Cortex A9 | Mali 400 SoC

Amlogic AML8726-MX (via redtabletpc.com)

Amlogic announced the availability of the AML8726-MX, a SoC based on a dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore processor clocked at 1.5 GHz with a Mali-400 MP GPU. It is the successor of the similarly named AML8726-M with a single core Cortex A9 @ 1 GHz.

The company explains this SoC is particularly suitable for Over The Top (OTT) delivery, 3D Gaming and other Internet applications and targets the tablet, set-top-box and smart-TV markets.

AMLogic AML8726-MX include 10/100/1000 Ethernet, 2x USB interfaces, 3-in-1 Card Reader support, Analog and digital video outputs, LVDS and T-CON (Timing Controller) with backlight control, digital video and camera interfaces. Wi-Fi is supported via external chipsets.

Here are the highlights of the AML8726-MX family provided by AMLogic:

  • A dual-core Cortex-A9 processor achieving over 7500 DMIPS of performance
  • Direct to panel connection with advanced scaling, de-interlacing and picture quality enhancement
  • Industry leading power management technology to extend battery life in mobile applications
  • The ability to run Android 4.0 (ICS), Linux 3.X, OpenGL ES 2.0

Android-sale has published benchmark results (Sunspider + other?) which show AML8726-MX being noticeably faster than TI OMAP4460 and NVidia Tegra 2 (frequencies used are not mentioned however), and slightly faster than as Apple A5X (IPAD 3 processor). Those test were done with a Ramos W70 PRO 7″ Tablet which should cost 199 USD once it is available.

AMLogic Processor Benchmark

AML8726-MX vs Tegra 2 vs OMAP4460 vs Apple A5X

Amlogic AML8726-MX chips are available now for sampling and a reference development platforms running Android 4.0.3 will be available later this month.

  1. June 8th, 2012 at 17:12 | #1

    Dear Sirs.
    Are you able to give me a contact person for Amlogic AML8726-MX?
    Thanks and best regards

    Roberto Fornasiero

  2. June 8th, 2012 at 17:27 | #2

    @ Roberto Fornasiero
    Sorry, I’ve not been in contact with the company. The only contact info I have are on their website http://www.amlogic.com/contact01.htm

  3. Gabe
    October 8th, 2012 at 02:23 | #3

    New Android Mini PC stick with Amlogic AML8726-MX Cortex A9 Dual Core 1.5GHz:
    http://www.kimdecent.com/newrelease/76.html

  4. unixos hypercomputing
    May 4th, 2014 at 21:01 | #4

    Who has the linux version and I age that runs in devices with this processor?
    I am interested

  5. Abhishek Tiwari
    May 29th, 2014 at 13:24 | #5

    how many core does my Gpu Mali 400MP have and no no is written after MP help needed

  6. May 29th, 2014 at 13:27 | #6

    @Abhishek Tiwari
    It’s an Mali-400MP2 (two cores)

  7. Abhishek Tiwari
    May 30th, 2014 at 01:37 | #7

    Can u tell how many gpu cores do i have in gpu mali 400mp

  8. Jibril
  9. Jibril
    May 30th, 2014 at 03:56 | #9
  10. July 9th, 2014 at 19:55 | #10

    can i play live sports like football with this AML8726-MX box?
    Thanks

  11. Gabe
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