First picture of the Apple A10 chipset surfaces


A picture of the Apple A10 chipset surfaced today, giving us our first look at the component that will be driving the next generation of iPhone models. It is the sequel to the Apple A9 SoC found in the Apple iPhone 6s and Apple iPhone 6s Plus. While the A9 was built by Samsung and TSMC based on Apple's design, the A10 is expected to be built only by TSMC.

While the A9 featured 2GB of LPDDR4 RAM, there has been speculation that Apple will bump that up to 3GB in the A10. The current chip also carries a dual-core 1.84GHz processor, A Geekbench test that we showed you yesterday included the A10 chip and showed it with a dual-core 2.37GHz CPU. However, Primate Labs founder John Poole has called that specific benchmark test a fake.

Apple is expected to unveil and launch the 4.7-inch Apple iPhone 7 and 5.5-inch Apple iPhone 7 Plus next month. The rumored changes include the disappearance of the 3.5mm earphone jack, new positions for the antenna lines, a capacitive touch home button, bigger rear camera lens for the iPhone 7, and a dual camera setup on the rear of the Apple iPhone 7 Plus.

source: GeekBar

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iPhone 7
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A10 Fusion, Quad-core, 2340 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 1960 mAh(14h 3G talk time)
iPhone 7 Plus
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A10 Fusion, Quad-core, 2340 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 2900 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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42 Comments

1. ctdog4748

Posts: 797; Member since: Mar 05, 2016

From their chipset to their OS and everything in between, totally designed by Apple, that's why everything works seamlessly together.

2. kiko007

Posts: 7520; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Dude, just stop! You know statements like that attract trolls, so why post it?

3. Well-Manicured-Man

Posts: 710; Member since: Jun 16, 2015

Because the trolls come either way and post.

5. kiko007

Posts: 7520; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

I can't argue with that :D, but now they'll be in full force yelling "sheeps" like idiots! (Apparently, no one taught them sheep is plural as well as singular)

17. Mxyzptlk unregistered

They aren't very bright lol.

23. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Look who's talking! It doesn't mean the person is stupid. It is a natural action because in English, the vast majority of the words are made plural by just adding the "s"

24. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

In your case, making an honest mistake doesn't make you stupid, because it's an honest mistake. But in you guys case, you purposely choose to be stupid, and a troll and in that case that actually makes you worse than someone who may have use bad grammar. Actually its YOU, who isn't very bright!

18. bobby84

Posts: 595; Member since: May 13, 2016

Most iphone users are sheep though. A sheep is someone who blindly buys anything Apple makes no matter what. A sheep is someone buying anything Apple without looking at anything else, it could be many times better for them they'll never know because they want look at it. A sheep is someone you have issues with their iPhones and blame it on everyone except Apple or themselves(those 3 broken screens gotta be the carriers faught). Anything Apple lacks, doesn't do well, doesn't support or doesn't offer their sheep claim they don't need it anyway. "who needs a screen that big?" iPhone 6 Plus comes out ”Yeah let me get that 6 plus ”. If you done any of the above then you are a sheep ijs.

19. Mxyzptlk unregistered

And what does that make fan droids who chase after the highest number on paper or the fancier screen? Honestly, it amazes me how hypocritical Android fans are when they're just as guilty of being "sheep," which btw, it's just sheep whether it's plural or singular. #Schooled

25. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Bobby makes a good point. But anyone who would do that for any brand could be considered a sheep. I am an Intel sheep. I have no issue with admition. I have tried chips from AMD and S3 when they made video cards and many brands of CPU's. I am aware that AMD does 3 instructions per clock cycle vs Intel at 2, but Windows has been designed around Intel chips and work better clock per clock. I preferred ATI video cards in the past, even though I know many times they had driver issues. But I knew how to deal with the issues. I think Nvidia cards suck, even though my present laptop uses it and so does my desktop at home. I prefer Creative SoundBlaster cards for audio. Even though PC audio has come along way, I like using things like SoundFonts which only Creative cards support. To me they still make the best audio cards period. After all the PC standard for Audio still uses the spec created by Creative. But the difference in Apple sheep is simple. They are unwilling to try or see anyone point on any other product. They are unwilling or rarely ever say anything bad about their preferred product even when everyone else IS SAYING IT. The iPhone 4 was the most PERFECT example and the iPhone 6 Plus is surely the next. All platforms have "sheep". Right now I will only buy a Samsung phone, but I am always open to other options. I wanted the Nexus 6P, the only reason I didn't is because of how easy it was to bend the case. Even though I don't like Vanilla Android, I still was willing to buy it. But I won't buy any product made by Samsung. I only like the Galaxy S/Note and I like their recent Tv's and appliances. I don't like any of their recent tablets. I have a Tab S and I will keep it until it dies. It is the best and only one they've made worth my money. I want a phone/tablet that does more than just acts as an app launcher. If that makes me a sheep, I really don't care. So be it. But I love all tech and buy from all brands. I just find Apple brand to not be of the quality it claims to be and facts how that to be 100% true.

30. bobby84

Posts: 595; Member since: May 13, 2016

The difference is that People who are non Apple users are willing to try anything that's best for them. They could use a HTC or Samsung, or LG etc. Apple users just go to upgrade to whatever the latest iPhone, that's a sheep, getting the best or researching is not a sheep. My current phone is a Samsung and im willing to try something else if its better, regardless of who makes it. iSheep only buy Apple, no questions asked. Have you ever research a Samsung, HTC or Sony device and really looked at trying it? Probably not, you just go by whatever iPhone is out that makes you a sheep.

35. Ahovking

Posts: 711; Member since: Feb 03, 2015

Your joking right? my parents choose samsung... they havent tried anyone else, they aren't interested in anyone else.. they just go in and ask for an upgrade and walk out.. the majority of people dont care and dont jump between phones brands.. they find a brand more often than not the first brand they tried and never try different ones. 1) Dont forget maybe the reason why people choose iPhone because they like ios (as i do) over android. I am an iPhone user.. and i tired HTC, Sony (i was amazed how much i liked the phone) and Samsung, some goes my brother.. but we go back to iPhones because we dont need anymore than 1GB-2GB to smash S6-7 in speed tests and holding more tabs open before you need to reload them.

38. bobby84

Posts: 595; Member since: May 13, 2016

Anyone who say they don't like or prefer IOS over Android doesn't know what they are talking about. Android is a open source OS by Google, meaning is can take on any form, look and have features that differ from one OEM to another. A Sony will look different than a Samsung, HTC and Motorola will look different than LG etc. Because While Samsung might use the the Grace UI interface now, you might like that better than IOS whereas you might not like the Theme that comes on LG or HTC. Likewise I like Android but hate the UI on HTC. But love it on Samsung, even though bother use Android.

40. kiko007

Posts: 7520; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

"Anyone who say they don't like or prefer IOS over Android doesn't know what they are talking about." So I take it you speak for everyone now right? I mean, you sound like you're dictating what others can or can't like....and that s**t don't fly around here FAM. You know what, I gonna make you the "Fantard" today :D. Every time you post I just go "ughhhhhhhh why" so the moniker certainly fits :D.

46. Ahovking

Posts: 711; Member since: Feb 03, 2015

So you like Android because its open source? Because thats the exact reason why i dislike Android.. i prefer an OS that is locked down and limited, just like i prefer my life to be structured and predictable.. and not open and unpredictable. Shocking news mate.. people have different likes than you do.. i know ground breaking stuff. I dislike the way Android handle widgets, i think apple does notification better than android itself, i care little to anything for changing a theme of an os... the list goes on.

45. MANOFSTEEL

Posts: 127; Member since: Nov 25, 2015

Until Google fix and integrates Android in one OS for EVERYONE Apple fans won't look elsewhere, we don't have time to do what Google is supposed to do but they won't for whatever the reason

21. kiko007

Posts: 7520; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Take your mom's titty out of your mouth and listen closely: NO ONE GIVES A f**k WHAT YOU BUY! NO ONE! IF PEOPLE BUY SOMETHING BECAUSE OF A LOGO, THAT IS NONE OF YOUR BUSINESS! Seriously, are you that desperate for attention? I'm so tired of you hipster jock wannabes it's not even funny.

31. bobby84

Posts: 595; Member since: May 13, 2016

Humm? "desperate for attention?" but your the one following me around and replying to all my post, I've being ignoring you for the most part. If you don't like my comments too bad, you don't have to comment on them.

22. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Funny how English works. Because "fish" is also singular and plural, but you can still use the word "fishes". http://grammarist.com/usage/fish-fishes/ Actually, when it comes to English, it is very natural (though a bad habit) to automatically add an "s" to a word. It doesn't mean the person is stupid. It is a natural action because in English, the vast majority of the words are made plural by just adding the "s". Some people just don't consider the rules every time. It's not stupid because its a common mistake made by even teachers.

39. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Aaaaaand two of the worst trolls are already arguing here, one from both sides. You know who those two are lol.

27. tedkord

Posts: 17463; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

You answered your own question.

11. sissy246

Posts: 7129; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Lol yeah ok lol

12. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

For the love of puppies. Chill. Last thing we need is Techie showing up.

20. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Him and his long essays that no one reads.

26. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

you mean, YOU don't read? I personally don't care if you do or don't. I can't help you don't know how to read a sentence longer than the same 10 words or less troll post you do every 5 minutes.

29. aegislash

Posts: 1528; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

'BlackBerry should sell their phones cheap and universally unlocked' and 'Touchwiz is laggy' are some of the only words in Mxy's vocabulary, so don't get mad about them not wanting to read your long posts. Too much for them to comprehend.

47. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Well it's true. Blackberry is ridiculously expensive and their phones aren't universally unlocked.

13. abdoualgeria

Posts: 928; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

samsung uses its own storage , cpu , ram , battery , lte modem , speakers , display .... Etc lol

15. lyndon420

Posts: 6875; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

Hmmm... totally oblivious - good boy lol.

4. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

This exciting leak tells us everything... Actually, in hindsight I think I could have just mocked up similar in 5 minutes on Photoshop, which coincidentally seems to be about the same amount of effort Jony Ive has put into the iPhone 7 design! ;)

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