Report: Apple's new A7 mobile SoC is "desktop class"




Anand Shimpi of AnandTech has concluded that Apple's latest A7 processor can indeed be categorized as "desktop class."



64-bit mobile processors set to dominate mobile market

​Just one quarter after the launch of Apple’s A7 (the first 64-bit mobile processor), Cupertino managed to power more than 36 million iPhones and iPads with its flagship chip.

Apple M7 From NXP, Says Chipworks |

NXP Semiconductors makes the M7 sensor controller used in the new Apple iPhone 5S and Samsung makes the phone's A7 processor, according to a teardown by Chipworks (Ottawa). 

No Apple A7 SoC for Samsung

Apple's next-gen A7 SoC is reportedly slated to debut during the first half of 2014.

Report: TSMC ready to tape-out Apple's next-gen A7 SoC

TSMC is reportedly ready to begin taping-out Apple's A7 SoC on its 20nm process this month ahead of risk production this summer.

Report: Intel wants 10% of Apple's A7 chips

Industry insiders believe Intel may be able to snag some 10% of Apple's next-generation mobile processors - if Santa Clara manages to successfully position itself in the chip contracting business.

Report: TSMC ready for new Apple chips

The Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is reportedly in the running to fab Apple’s next-gen ARM-based processors, which include the indigenously designed A6 and A7 chips.