ARM has designed the vast majority of the processors that power the smartphones on the market today and the British company has announced a brand new processor design that should be hitting the market sometime next year and will boast some crazy specs.
Nearly every single smartphone sold last year uses a processor originally designed by ARM. On Tuesday, the British company announced new processor designs that will likely end up in devices in 2016. ARM announced a new CPU chip design and a new GPU chip design. The new CPU is going to be called the Cortex A72, and it should replace the Cortex A15 and Cortex A57 as the “big” CPU for high-performance smartphones and tablets.