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Apple A6 found to have custom Apple Core instead of A15 or A9

17 September, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Apple A6 found to have custom Apple Core instead of A15 or A9 - read the full textWhen Apple announced the iPhone 5, the only details they revealed about the new processor was that it was called the A6 and that it was twice as fast as the older one in CPU as well as the GPU. Rumors started circulating shortly afterwards that Apple was seemingly using the brand new ARM...

 

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to cut it short, i have both SIII and 4S; normal usage on SIII can last for almost day and half. 4S will barley last till the end of the say , actually sometime i take it off charger at 07:00 and by 11:00 i am already 62% ( like right now)

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  • 2012-09-18 08:54
  • MGIW

> In reply to Sterex @ 2012-09-17 11:44 from tT$j - click to readNo offense taken. I made my point, you had nothing but a dig in reply. I win. Im happy, your happy.

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  • 2012-09-17 15:36
  • IPty

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-17 15:12 from SgvH - click to read:) i know exactly that you have been sarcastic... and for all you are 100% right (doesn't give advantage and update)... but you missed my point, that may be is not so much advantage but it is option and given possibility to exploit...
and price is only in peoples minds... can burst one day like baloon...
and again 100% I'm with you ... let's leave this behind
peace

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  • 2012-09-17 15:34
  • m1Yx

> In reply to Jerry Kim @ 2012-09-17 09:43 from Uijx - click to readEven with the first edition of the iphone, they left out mms thinking that it is old technology! do you know how many people around the world still used MMS at that time? there is just something wrong with the decision apple make!

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  • 2012-09-17 15:23
  • 9xGx

> In reply to JKOOL @ 2012-09-17 15:06 from Rf7y - click to readWho said that iphone's battery timing is less.
I am using Iphone 4 S . And on normal usage it easily longs for a day.. It has an excellent battery timing.

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  • 2012-09-17 15:17
  • 3Y9E
  • apple a6 = arm a15?
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apple have chosen the qualcomm way of designing ARM's cores.

it is known that qualcomm's krait is a variety of arm a15 and not the older a9. so what is apple's a6 based on - the a9 or the a15?

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  • 2012-09-17 15:16
  • gDj{

> In reply to saban @ 2012-09-17 13:16 from m1Yx - click to readI was trying to be sarcastic with my comment, guess that didn't work, oh well.. Like I mentioned somwhere at the begining of that discusion, I didn't want to offend you, and I hope you did not feel this way. Now, on topic, it's clear that on multitasking field Android has more to offer (I'm refering to that weird thing you do with LAN and computers), but my point wasn't to prove differently. I was trying to say, that multitasking gives android phones hardly any advantage (read other posts below). That's why I was asking for examples. However, if we actually check definition of multitasking:

multitasking

The simultaneous execution of multiple tasks (programs) under the control of an interrupt-driven operating system.

it clearly states word multiple and doesn't mention what tasks. So even if you only play music while browsing the web, that falls into above term, therefore every iPhone out there can indeed multitask.

Now, a few words about iPhone price. It's been said many times before, so I'll just quickly remind: they cost more, but you can keep it for longer than average android phone (you don't get a feeling of being left out with updates) and still make some cash when you sell it.
Ok, lets close that topic if you dont mind.

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  • 2012-09-17 15:12
  • SgvH

> In reply to Alui @ 2012-09-17 12:28 from Am9Y - click to readDon't post lies about products here man. The world knows apple's products aren't good on battery life. And saying the Galaxy S3 only lasts a day on moderate use is just a blatant lie. Heavy usage will give u a day easily. Powerd demanding things like gaming will drain battery easily as with any other handset. Just be truthful when u post comments here

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  • 2012-09-17 15:10
  • Rf7y

> In reply to Alui @ 2012-09-17 12:28 from Am9Y - click to readDon't post lies about products here man. The world knows apple's products aren't good on battery life. And saying the Galaxy S3 only lasts a day on moderate use is just a blatant lie. Heavy usage will give u a day easily. Powerd demanding things like gaming will drain battery easily as with any other handset. Just be truthful when u post comments here

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  • 2012-09-17 15:06
  • Rf7y

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-17 14:36 from SgvH - click to read:) hehe.. I got that... but I have to mention that, because I'm not all about android. I'm all about me and what I get for money. But try to stand on ground and not (too much) be poisoned by marketing. So I did make research when I bout my phone last year (and almost everything) and every single info was pushing me to buy sgs2 or galaxy nexus (today would be different)... but in same time all info was pushing me to buy mac book pro... i did and i didn't regret... peace

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  • 2012-09-17 14:51
  • m1Yx

> In reply to saban @ 2012-09-17 12:24 from m1Yx - click to readBy Apple product I meant iPhone of course - simple misundrtstanding.

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  • 2012-09-17 14:36
  • SgvH

iOS seems to be more robust and stable comparing to Android.

Adroid burns more battery life than iOS.

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  • 2012-09-17 14:14
  • u7ma

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-17 12:53 from SgvH - click to read:) dude...
don't be [ ]

most people buy android because of price, then other things... dude

like few people I have to admit that i would be idiot to say that iPhone and iOS are bed... but I cannot sit and watch that lies from Apple any more. among lot of lies there is word used: "reinvent"... that is not even possible without time machine... when idea happens from that time there is no going back, so only word that is close to "reinvent" by meaning is "copy"... (btw even design is Bosh from 60's)

so please, use your browsing machines and read, and try to understand before act (act.. like post comment, or decide to punish samsung for copy squared icons or...), and then think are you going to do what you want or decide to accept other decision what you want... peace

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  • 2012-09-17 13:16
  • m1Yx

> In reply to [deleted post]Some of the concept there is already available in other stuff, just not on the phone but it's probably patented. So unless Apple buy them i guess they can sue and sue for money :D

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  • 2012-09-17 13:15
  • IWQj

still heavily dependent on PowerVR GPU . . quite shameless continuing their use of samsung's technology for their phones . . and honestly i don't really see any innovation in the iphone 5 whatsoever . . . . still an iphone 4/4s with longer screen, still not as powerful as other companies' flagship smartphones, don't see any advantages buying this phone

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  • 2012-09-17 13:13
  • t7}9

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-17 12:30 from v0qu - click to readLol - I like your example & it does indeed make me wish it could do that...

However - again - Skype for ios & skype for android are differently coded apps & in ios it has been coded to pause in the background.

This is just following apple guidelines for coding & best use practice of available memory. On the whole it makes for a smoother running OS. Android places no such guidelines & in the early days (& indeed still now with mid-low end devices) precious resource is swiftly taken up causing the whole phone to become laggy. high end android phones get around this by adding more & more memory (which I think is a good thing in some respects by the way...) but conversly it can also be a bad thing because it masks the fact that Android is still a very resource hungry OS & whereas it's easy to update older iphones with the latest OS (albeit - missing bits out on older phones). You don't get this with Android because they only issue the whole new OS version & older devices are incapable of running them completely. you then have to rely on places like XDA to come up with a ROM that will work on your device.

So in terms of having the greatest phone then the high end androids will always win.

In terms of future proofing your phone for the 2 year length of your contract (in the UK) receiving the latest updates then iphone will always win.

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  • 2012-09-17 12:58
  • MQKQ

> In reply to saban @ 2012-09-17 12:19 from m1Yx - click to readSo that's what multitasking is for and that's why so many people buy Android phones - thx for clarificaton dude..

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  • 2012-09-17 12:53
  • SgvH

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-17 12:37 from 9xGx - click to readnobody uses MMS now many carriers in my country are ditching mms services now..because the web has become more advanced and it costs less o send a full video over the web than to send a gif MMS!

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  • 2012-09-17 12:53
  • gLaV

> In reply to Jerry Kim @ 2012-09-17 09:43 from Uijx - click to readEven with the first edition of the iphone, they left out mms thinking that it is old technology! do you know how many people around the world still used MMS at that time? there is just something wrong with the decision apple make!

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  • 2012-09-17 12:37
  • 9xGx

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-17 12:26 from MQKQ - click to readTo say that jailbreaked device represent the true potential of iOS.

What do you make of this?

http://www.pcworld.com/article..._iphone.html

Are you suggesting that iDevices are "capable" of this and that Apple has purposely "allowed" it just in case....

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  • 2012-09-17 12:33
  • tR3S

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