Inside Apple's new A11 Bionic processor

​Apple A11 Bionic processor

Apple A11 Bionic processor

Apple today unveiled the new processor powering the new iPhone 8 and iPhone X – the A11 Bionic.

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The A11 Bionic – yes, that’s its real name – is a 64-bit, 6-core processor (two performance cores, and four high-efficiency cores) that Apple claims is the “most powerful and smartest chip ever in a smartphone.”

It features 4.3 billion transistors and its two performance cores are 25 percent faster than the A10 chip, and the four high-efficiency cores are 70 percent faster the A10. It also features Apples second-generation performance controller that is 70 percent faster for handling multithread workloads than the current controller.

The A11 Bionic also features…

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