back to article LG taps TSMC to bake its first-ever mobile chip

South Korea's LG Electronics has announced its first self-made mobile system-on-chip (SoC), along with plans to debut the chip in a new smartphone to be released within the week. Nuclun (LG says it's pronounced "NOO-klun," somewhat like how Americans pronounce "nuclear") is an eight-core application processor based on ARM's …

  1. Eddy Ito
    Trollface

    somewhat like how Americans pronounce "nuclear"

    We pronounce it roughly 'new-clee-er'. How do you folks on the continent pronounce it? Should I presume it's the Bush version that's 'nuke-you-lare' in the same vein that Señor Dan's potato is spelled potatoe?

    1. Abacus

      But it's all on the "new"

      Brit/Aussie "nyoow" versus American "Noow".

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Please stop using "bake"

    The correct terminology is "fab".

    e.g. "LG taps TSMC to fab its first-ever mobile chip"

  3. Charles 9 Silver badge

    Must be the frequencies.

    If the G3 Screen is limited to Korean markets, it's likely the LTE in it is geared for the rather odd Korean frequencies.

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