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A7 Chip To Debut On iPhone 6 In 2014, Analysts Say

Posted by Michael Nace under Uncategorized on Sunday Apr 14, 2013

A7 chip on iPhone 6

A refreshed iPhone 5S this year will most likely be thin on hardware upgrades, but an easy, consistent assumption that Apple will bump up the processor to the A7 chip. However, recent reports suggest that the A7 chip may be slated for the iPhone 6 in 2014. Read More


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Testing Begins for iPhone 6′s A6 Chip

Posted by Michael Nace under iPhone 6 News, iPhone 6 Rumors on Friday Jul 15, 2011


A faster, more powerful A6 chip will give the iPhone 6 the ability to run exciting new features, like 4G and 3D displays, all while producing less heat than the current A5 chip.

Just as Apple’s A5 chip has come to reign supreme in the smartphone and tablet market in 2011, reports today indicate that the A6 chip is now being tested, and promises to power the iPhone 6 with enough low-heat processing power to enable groundbreaking new smartphone features in 2012. The first report came from Reuters, which stated that “Taiwan’s TSMC has started trial manufacturing of next generation A6 chips for Apple Inc , a source familiar with the matter said.”
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