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Each generation of iPhone brings with it a custom system-on-chip (SoC) with an impressive amount of power, and Apple is keeping that tradition with the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X (pronounced iPhone 10). Each of those handsets sports a custom A11 Bionic processor with six cores of computing muscle—four high performance cores and two power efficiency cores. If early leaked benchmarks are any indication, the A11 Bionic is going to set some records.The A11 Bionic is reportedly built on a 10-nanometer FinFET process. We suspect the two power efficiency cores will perform the bulk medial chores to maintain battery life, which Apple says will be 2 hours longer than the iPhone 7. But for... Read more...
Apple iOS developer Steven Troughton-Smith has been combing through recently leaked iOS 11 code to see what kind of nuggets are stored inside, and what he has found so far are references next batch of iPhones. He also found some tidbits relating to Apple's custom A11 system-on-chip (SoC) that is expected to power its forthcoming iPhone X (pronounced iPhone 10) handset. Based on his findings, Apple is planning to release three iPhone models—an iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus as followups to the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (meaning Apple will skip the usual "s" naming scheme, such as iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus), and the aforementioned iPhone X to honor the 10-year anniversary of the first iPhone released... Read more...