Apple details A14 chipset ahead of iPhone 12 lineup announcement

15 September 2020
The first 5nm chipset is official.

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Seanyishere, 16 Sep 2020The Snapdragon 865 and the 865+ still have a faster AI proc... moreExactly, the Snapdragon 875 might reach 23 or 31 trillion operations per second.

  • MrMing

Anonymous, 15 Sep 2020And thats why there's a separate number for improvemen... moreLooks like no iPad used the A13 chip before. iPad Pro is using A12X, previous gen iPad mini is A12.

And practically the A13 is just 5% faster than the A12, efficiency gains are small.

  • Anonymous

i could see why Apple is confident about making the switch to their processors instead of using intel's in their macbook line ups.

  • MrMing

[deleted post]Multitasking is not that good on iOS but it's definitely the more optimised OS. It matches Android One (or stock) experience.

Unless you're coming from a $200 realme with many features but laggy and buggy UI.

The Snapdragon 865 and the 865+ still have a faster AI processor on board, because it's rated at 15 trillion operations per second compared to the A14's 11 trillion operations per second.

  • Bro

So now this is more powerful than the iPad Pro lol. What was apple thinking ?

RejZoR, 15 Sep 2020Boy I had some users go into full rage mode when I told the... more"Specs on paper are stupid and meaningless"

That doesn't make any sense, because your statement is very very wrong. Specs do matter, ofcourse, how can one even say that they're 'meaningless' ? Going by your logic, a phone can have a processor and other specs from a decade ago and still be smooth because the "hardware and software works well together" and specs are just meaningless. Your statements are out of my understanding, man. Try using a Galaxy S1 and then an S10 and you'll see how much the specs matter

  • Anonymous

Annas, 15 Sep 2020Nice try...its clear you dont know what are you talking abo... moreHe is probably talking about phones. Not computers.

DLLM, 15 Sep 2020More like 99% of IPHONE users don't care about those s... moreBoy I had some users go into full rage mode when I told them hardware and software together matters and specs on paper are stupid and meaningless and it's why Apple captures that magic just right. Because hardware works well together with software. Which unfortunately can't be said for a lot of Android phones that are all specs and then vendor just kinda forgets after 2 years that you bought a phone for almost 1000€ and stops giving you software updates...

Mythi, 15 Sep 2020Because 99% percent of people using any phone not just an i... moreMore like 99% of IPHONE users don't care about those specs. I can assure you that majority of android buyers, especially those vocal on the Internet, care about numbers instead of true performance for arguments sake. That's why Android oems and Apple present their products differently.

  • Anonymous

ThunderCrackR, 15 Sep 2020"This is the first chipset built on the 5nm process, o... moreDon't worry, it's all a long term plan, if it goes one way it returns in another form

so it will definitely return soon with RISCV and SMIC fab

Fuchsia and Harmony already support RISCV

  • Tim

Anonymous, 15 Sep 2020If GPU just 8% improvement. They will again lose to 5nm SD875.Lmao. Did Qualcomm ever win against Apple chipset? Never. And it’s not going to be any soon.

MaikyMoto, 15 Sep 2020No 120Hz means Apple takes an Li don't not understand the bitching here?? it's not like the tabS6 had 120hz or even 90, and further more the iPad pros had 120hz panels 3 years before Samsung.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 15 Sep 2020It's better than any Android tablet on the market. Che... moreBetter chip does not mean better device.

  • Anonymous

Apple Fanboy , 15 Sep 2020iPad Air 4 Is a better buy by far than any tablets on the ... moreChipset alone. But not as a whole

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 15 Sep 2020It's better than any Android tablet on the market. Che... moreHow's it better? Can I play my xbox games on the go? Can I play google stadia? Can I run citra or dolphin without crappy unreliable hacks? Does it have 5g support for future proofing? And why are they comparing this chipset to a 2 year old one instead of last year's? Is it cuz the pathetic incremental upgrade that's almost single digits? How is this better than a s7 tab......?

  • Anonymous

L.O.R.D, 15 Sep 2020Apple has the fastest chip so why don't they make an i... moreTrue, it'll only make Apple richer

  • Julien

SizN80, 15 Sep 2020A12Z was far ahead of A13 in gpu...They’re talking about the A12, not the A12X or Z.

"This is the first chipset built on the 5nm process, outdoing Android competition."

If it wasn't for a clown with yellow cream as his hair, some other, China-based, company would have already unveiled its 5nm Kirin, as they did a year ago with their 7nm one.. And this is how you destroy competition and maintain your 'we innovate' aura... Sad situation for the industry as a whole.

  • Apple Fanboy

iPad Air 4 Is a better buy by far than any tablets on the market now nothing comes close to the performance and price overall. ❤️💕😍