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Tests show iPhone 5s A7 chip is dual-core, still beats quad-core Android competitors

When Apple announced the iPhone 5s last week, it made a lot of noise about the 64-bit architecture of the phone’s new A7 chip. But other than that it remained pretty tight-lipped, which is how Apple tends to handle the specific details of individual components. But we have a better understanding, thanks to the chip review site Anandtech, of how the A7 processor powering the iPhone 5s is getting it done with a 1.3GHz dual-core chip.You read that right. While many smartphone announcements today can feel like a spec arms race, Apple’s dual-core chip sounds positively quaint. But as we’ve seen demonstrated, more cores do not necessarily equal better

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19 Sep
FierceWireless @FierceWireless
RT @gigaom: Tests show iPhone 5s A7 chip is dual-core, still beats quad-core Android competitors http://t.co/OdEvAMM994