Mobility

$100 LY-706 MID Android tablet teardown

VIA WonderMedia WM8505 ARM-based CPU

The LY-706 is powered by VIA Technolgoy's WonderMedia WM8505 ARM-based CPU. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to find a clock speed for the specific chip used in this device. I've read reports of number ranging between 300MHz and 600MHz.

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