LG has been making mobile devices since 1997, has entered the smartphone market in 2010, and they’ve now decided to foray into mobile SoC, with their very first SoC being an octa-core Cortex A15/A7 processor called NUCLUN, and found in their latest G3 Screen smartphone running Android 4.4.4.
Details about NUCLUN processor are sparse, but the company did provide some specifications for LG G3 Screen smartphone:
- SoC – LG NUCLUN (LG7111) Octa-Core big.LITTLE processor with four ARM Cortex A15 cores @ 1.5GHz, four ARM Cortex A7 cores @ 1.2GHz.
- System Memory – 2GB RAM
- Storage – 32GB eMMC + MicroSD slot
- Display – 5.9″ Full HD IPS touchscreen
- Camera – 13MP OIS+ rear camera, 2.1MP front-facing camera
- Network – LTE-A Cat.6 for up to 225Mbps download speed.
- Battery – 3,000mAh
- Dimensions – 157.8x 81.8x 9.5mm
- Weight – 182g
The phone, also codenamed as LG Liger F490L, F490K or F490S (depending on carrier) , runs Android 4.4.4 KitKat on top of Linux 3.10.40+. The GPU was not listed, but based on some CPU-Z screenshots a PowerVR GPU (Series 6?) is used in NUCLUN. The firmware may not be optimized for performance just yet, as Antutu 5.1.5 score is just 25,460 points.
LG G3 Screen will only be available later this week in Korea, but price has not been disclosed yet.
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