The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 launches with ICS and a dual-core processor for $400. A couple months ago this would have made an appealing package for Android tablet shoppers. Now, not so much.
Apple's A7 appears to be a dual-core design, bucking a quad-core trend in the Android world. But two cores provide plenty of horsepower, says Anandtech.
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With quad-core chips quickly losing their novelty, the industry will start pushing benefits like better graphics and power efficiency.
Samsung explains to CNET just why its Galaxy S III ships with a dual-core CPU in the U.S. instead of its quad-core processor.
This sleek-looking flagship phone packs Android Ice Cream Sandwich and will go global after September says LG.
It's getting more likely that an iMac refresh is within sight, and Apple may have plans to use both dual-core and quad-core chips in the new systems.
You can pick up a Qualcomm quad-core tablet if you're willing to drop $1,300. It's probably a safe bet that only developers will do that.