Spreadtrum, a Chinese chipset manufacturer, announced al MWC di Barcelona, new SC9860 SoC, the first octa-core processor at 16nm in the world.
The SC9860 employs one ARM CPU to 64 bit formed by 8 core A53 with frequency up to 2.0GHz, and a powerful one GPU Mali T880 MP4.
The display can support a WQXGA resolution of 2560 x 1600.
Spreadtrum SC9860 supports the 4G network TDD / FDD with a modem LTE CAT7, capable of reaching a peak data rate of 300 Mbps in downlaod e 100 Mbps in upload.
When it comes to smartphones I usually am Mediatek o Qualcomm the center of attention but at least this time, instead, it is Spreadtrum to be talked about, and it is curious to understand how it managed to be one of the first to release a chipset 16nm.