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Rockchip bringing RK29xx mobile chips to CES

New Rockchip chips are based on the 55nm architecture

China-based Fuzhou Rockchip Electronics is a maker of low-cost chips that power the cheap Android tablets coming out of China lately. Reports now suggest that the chip-maker is looking at releasing new chips which are primarily designed for devices running Android 2.2, Google TV, etc.

Talking of the internalities of the chips, the Rockhip RK29xx processors are 55nm chips with 2D and 3D graphics acceleration support and 1080p full-HD video decoding. The platform also has support for the WebM VP8 video codec from Google. Reportedly, Rockchip will also demonstrate devices powered by these all-new chips at the CES event in January 2011.

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Author: Pallab Jyotee Hazarika, 2010-12-22 (Update: 2012-05-26)