24 Sep '12, 6pm

Apple's A6 SOC: Its likely custom ARM core seems quite speedy: Source: --- Tuesday, Septembe...

Apple's A6 SOC: Its likely custom ARM core seems quite speedy: Source: --- Tuesday, Septembe...

, I focused on two aspects of the new A6 SOC found in the Apple iPhone 5; its probable manufacturing lithography foundation, and its potential graphics processor subsystem. In the lead-up to the iPhone 5 unveiling, some industry observers had expected little to no change from the A5 SOC found in the iPhone 4S, citing Apple's longstanding ~2-year cadence of making notable feature set advancements. However, at last week's event, Apple announced that the A6 would deliver not only twice the peak graphics performance of the A5 (whose likely implementation I explained in my last piece) but also twice the A5's theoretical CPU performance: which the company claimed would also translate into notable real-life speed improvements: Industry pundits immediately set out to try to figure out how Apple had accomplished this notable metric. Three primary possibilities exist, which the comp...

Full article: http://www.edn.com/electronics-blogs/brians-brain/4396944...

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