A11 Bionic

Apple A12 chip in 2018 iPhones may sport 40% faster GPU, 10% faster CPU & 4GB of RAM

French blog Consomac.fr (Google Translate) this morning managed to dig up some claimed single and multi-core synthetic benchmarks from Geekbench’s database showing alleged CPU and GPU speed gains plus other improvements for the upcoming Apple A12 system-on-a-chip destined to power 2018’s upcoming iPhone X and iPad models.

Apple’s previous GPU supplier Imagination finalizes sale to private equity firm

When Apple informed GPU component supplier Imagination Technology back in April that they would no longer be requiring their services, their shares dropped by nearly 50% by the following day. It has been a bit of a bitter separation, with Imagination saying that Apple would be unable to create their own GPU without violating their patents.

Is the iPhone 8 worth the upgrade from the iPhone 7?

There’s undoubtedly a lot of hype for Apple’s new iPhone X, but if you’re looking to save some money and get the iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus instead, then you’re probably interested in how it compares to the previous generation model and whether it’s worth the upgrade.

While they look similar at first glance, some distinguishing features set the two models apart. In this piece, we’ll dispel some confusion by going over some of the most significant changes between the previous-generation iPhone 7/7 Plus and the new iPhone 8/8 Plus.

Geekbench: A11 Bionic smokes past Android rivals, beats iPad Pro, on par with 13″ MBP

Almost a year has passed following iPhone 7’s debut and the Apple-designed A10 Fusion system-on-a-chip powering it has only recently been marginally outperformed by a few rival devices. However, Apple is already out with a game-changing A11 Bionic chip in the new iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, now ranked as by far the fastest mobile chip out there.