Why 8 CPU cores in smartphones are a bad idea – an auto industry lesson by Patrick Moorhead, Forbes …

Why 8 CPU cores in smartphones are a bad idea – an auto industry lesson by Patrick Moorhead, Forbes – TL;DR? Putting 8 cores in a mobile chip is like having 5 blades on a razor. You can also read the rebuttal from Gary Sims (he also makes a few good points).