Apple might have given others a great idea when it came with 64-Bit architecture. Well, to say the least, it is catching up fast. After Apple’s unveil, Intel is working on bring 64-Bit capabilities to Android phones and has announced a 64-Bit Trail Bay chip for the same purpose. Intel has shown off its stuff in collaboration with Google at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) 2013. Intel announced that they would be adding many enhancements to Android, along with 64-Bit architecture. Here’s a screenshot uploaded by developer Pavel V. Chupin of what Intel plans to do. As you can see, they repeatedly mention 64 Bit-architecture and x86, which is the display resolution congruent with 64-Bit architecture.
Intel is planning to give the kings of the smartphone processor game – NVIDIA and Qualcomm, a run for their money. It has brought out a new range of ATOM processors, competing with ARM based processors in the market. One of its most powerful ones, the Z3770 clocks in at 2.4 GHz and supports resolutions of 2560 x 1600p and higher. Also Intel will use NDK, which will allow developers developers to create better performing apps on a C++ or C platform.
Besides Intel, Samsung has also announced that they will be adding 64-Bit capabilities to their phones.