Beta
×

Welcome to the Slashdot Beta site -- learn more here. Use the link in the footer or click here to return to the Classic version of Slashdot.

Thank you!

Before you choose to head back to the Classic look of the site, we'd appreciate it if you share your thoughts on the Beta; your feedback is what drives our ongoing development.

Beta is different and we value you taking the time to try it out. Please take a look at the changes we've made in Beta and  learn more about it. Thanks for reading, and for making the site better!

Apple iPhone 5 to flaunt new A8 processor

Anonymous Coward writes | more than 3 years ago

1

An anonymous reader writes "The release of iOS 4.3 beta for developers has revealed updates to gesture-based navigation, AirPlay and Personal Hot Spot, in the next edition of iPad and iPhone. However not all changes are UI related; it is reported that Apple is due to add an ARM Cortex A8 processor to its iPhone 5. Apple Daily, ,a Hong Kong based newspaper, reported that Apple's iPhone 5 will be powered by a dual core processor with SGX543 graphics. It is reported that Apple is in contact with a Taiwanese component maker for the A8 SoC. Currently Apple uses a custom made A4 SoC in its iPad and iPhone 4 and uses SGX535 graphics and video support."

cancel ×

1 comment

Sorry! There are no comments related to the filter you selected.

A4 already has an A8 processor. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34905018)

A4 uses a Cortex A8 processor. A4 is the marketing term for their SoC, (Cortex A8 @ ~1ghz + PowerVR 430). The next version will probably have a Cortex A9 based chip.
Check for New Comments
Slashdot Login

Need an Account?

Forgot your password?

Submission Text Formatting Tips

We support a small subset of HTML, namely these tags:

  • b
  • i
  • p
  • br
  • a
  • ol
  • ul
  • li
  • dl
  • dt
  • dd
  • em
  • strong
  • tt
  • blockquote
  • div
  • quote
  • ecode

"ecode" can be used for code snippets, for example:

<ecode>    while(1) { do_something(); } </ecode>