Apple A8 processor clocked at 1.4 GHz and is equipped with a 6-core PowerVR graphics




Experts AnandTech found some features of the new generation of SoC Apple, presented in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. At the request of the manufacturer, SoC quarter faster than the A7, but in terms of graphics performance 84 times faster than the processor is the first iPhone, released in 2007.


How do I find the authors of the publication, used in the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus is equipped with a six-core chipset graphics module PowerVR Series6XT GX6650, issued Imagination. It is this GPU, according to experts, is as claimed Apple level of productivity and supports the new texture compression technology ARM Adaptive Scalable Texture Compression (ASTC).

ASTC standard allows manufacturers to create graphics modules at the same time taking into account the increased energy efficiency and performance.


Application processor in SoC Apple A8 received a modified version of the architecture Cyclone, which is built on the basis of the previous representative of the line Apple A Series. At 100 MHz, increased CPU clock speed (1.4 GHz), and the amount of RAM remained at the same level – 1 GB. Experts say that Apple has significantly streamlined the work of the nuclei, to add energy efficiency and performance of the processor.

At the same time, as recent benchmark results Basemark X , graphics accelerator in the Apple A8 is not much faster than its predecessor PowerVR G6430 on speed.


Chinese sources related to the supply of components for the new smartphone Apple, on Tuesday confirmed that “planshetofony» iPhone 6 Plus, like the iPhone 6 are equipped with 1 GB of RAM.

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