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iPhone 6 to feature next-gen A8 chip from Apple, dual-core 2GHz chip

Apple's next-gen A8 processor rumored to be a dual-core design, starting at 2GHz
By: Anthony Garreffa | Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Jul 14, 2014 5:17 am

It looks like Apple's upcoming next-generation iPhone 6 might feature the A8 processor from the company, something that would remain a dual-core design with a clock speed of 2GHz.




Apple's next-gen SoC will see an increase from the 1.3GHz clocked A7 processor found in the iPhone 5S and Retina iPad mini up to 2GHz for the next-gen iPhone 6. The A8 chip will be a 64-bit processor, manufactured on a 20nm process versus the 28nm-based silicon of the A7 chip. As for the manufacturers that Apple will use, the iPhone maker will split it between TSMC and Samsung.


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