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Topic: A13

More power with less: Apple's A13 Bionic is faster and more power efficient

09/11/2019, 03:09 pm

The A13 Bionic chip used in the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max is the fastest A-series processor Apple has ever designed, but at the same time designed to use far less power. AppleInsider details some of the changes that went into the new fastest smartphone processor on the market.

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iPhone XR update boasts faster 6-core processor and 4GB RAM, alleged benchmark suggests

09/03/2019, 01:09 am

Benchmark scores logged with Primate Labs' online Geekbench 4 tool detail a heretofore unknown iPhone model equipped with an unidentified six-core ARM processor boasting 4GB of RAM, specifications that match rumors of an anticipated 2019 iPhone XR follow-up.

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Editorial: Why iPhone drives the future of mobile silicon and Google's Pixel doesn't

08/29/2019, 10:08 am

When you upgrade to a new iPhone -- as millions will next month at the unveiling of the "A13" powered iPhone 11 -- you're voting with your dollars for a future driven by advanced new silicon with incredible sophistication. There is no way Apple or any other company could design and manufacture this future without you. The recent history of Google's Pixel Visual Core explains why.

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TSMC enters mass production of 'A13' chips in preparation for 2019 iPhone launch

05/10/2019, 10:05 am

Apple chip partner Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co has commenced production of the next iPhone System-on-Chip, the Apple-designed "A13," one that is thought to start mass production in May ahead of the annual iPhone refresh in September.

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TSMC will use updated 'N7 Pro' 7-nanometer process for 'A13' chip manufacturing

04/15/2019, 07:04 am

Apple's "A13" processor will use a 7-nanometer process for its production, but chip foundry TSMC is reportedly planning to use a different enhanced process to the current version it has come up with, named "N7 Pro."

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TSMC's 7nm chip capacity may be maxed out during 2019 iPhone production

04/04/2019, 09:04 am

Apple's A-series processor manufacturer, TSMC, may see its 7-nanometer chip capacity pushed to the absolute limit in preparation for 2019 iPhones, a report claimed on Thursday.

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TSMC will continue to be Apple's sole chip producer for the 2019 'A13' processor

10/12/2018, 07:10 am

TSMC will continue to be the only supplier of Apple's A-series chips in 2019, according to a report, with the iPhone component supplier believed to secure orders for next year's "A13" chip following its success with this year's A12 production.

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Samsung pushing hard for 'A13' chip orders from Apple

06/25/2018, 09:06 am

Though effectively shut out of Apple processor manufacturing for years, Samsung is allegedly making a hard push to win back some chip orders from TSMC in 2019.

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Apple's next-gen 'A13' iPhone and iPad chipset will remain 7nm

06/22/2018, 09:06 am

Apple is likely to stick with 7-nanometer chip designs for 2019 iPhone and iPad processors, a report revealed on Friday.

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