LG Electronics has unveiled its first mobile application processor (AP) featuring eight-core architecture and LTE-A Cat.6 network capability for high performance and low energy consumption. The new AP called as, the NUCLUN, will make its debut this week in the “G3 Screen”, a smartphone developed specifically for the Korean market.
NUCLUN (pronounced NOO-klun) is designed using ARM big.LITTLE technology for efficient multi-tasking capabilities. The AP employs four 1.5GHz cores (ARM Cortex-A15) for high performance and four 1.2GHz cores (ARM Cortex-A7) for less intensive processing. The number of performing cores can be adjusted based on the requirements of the task for maximum processing power or maximum energy savings. NUCLUN is designed to support the next generation of 4G networks, LTE-A Cat.6, for maximum download speeds of up to 225Mbps while retaining backward compatibility with current LTE networks.
“NUCLUN opens up a new chapter in LG’s history of innovation in the mobile industry,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “With this in-house solution, we will be able to achieve better vertical integration and further diversity our product strategy against stronger competition. NUCLUN will give us greater flexibility in our mobile strategy going forward.”
The LG G3 Screen is the company’s first smartphone equipped with NUCLUN, boasts an 5.9-inch Full HD IPS display and high fidelity 1W speaker for the ultimate smartphone experience. It is powered by NUCLUN Octa-Core processor with 2GB of RAM. It comes with 32GB eMMC inbuilt storage that is expandable with MicroSD slot
The LG G3 Screen houses a 13MP OIS+ rear-facing camera and also comes with 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera for video calling. It is backed by a 3,000mAh battery and runs Android 4.4 KitKat OS out of the box. With a dimensions of 157.8x 81.8x 9.5mm, the smartphone weighs 182gms.
Key specifications of LG G3 Screen :
- Chipset: NUCLUN Octa-Core (1.5GHz Quad-Core +1.2GHz Quad-Core)
- Display: 5.9-inch Full HD IPS
- Memory: 32GB eMMC / 2GB RAM / MicroSD slot
- Camera: Rear 13MP OIS+ / Front 2.1MP
- Battery: 3,000mAh
- Operating System: Android 4.4 KitKat
- Size: 157.8x 81.8x 9.5mm
- Weight: 182g
- Network: LTE-ACat.6
The LG G3 Screen will be available in Black and White variant colors and priced at priced at 80,0030 South Korean Won (Roughly Rs 46,215 / US $755).