Leaked A8X Chip Teases More Powerful IPad Air 2 As Touch ID Button Appears

Posted: Oct 12 2014, 12:46pm CDT | by , in News | Apple


Leaked A8X chip teases more powerful iPad Air 2 as Touch ID button appears
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Photos re-published by blog apple.club.tw show a full logic board for the new iPad Air

Ahead of Thursday's Apple occasion, new pictures purportedly demonstrating parts for the new, full-sized ipad have come to surface. Photographs re-distributed by web journal apple.club.tw demonstrate a full rationale board for the new ipad Air and parts for the new Home button, glass screen cover, and sound control segments. At the outset, the new ipad Air rationale board does not uncover an excess of new, however altering the colors of the picture demonstrates a reasonably startling expansion: an A8x framework on-a-chip.

With the original ipad Air a year ago, Apple used the A7 processor, the same chip utilized within the iphone 5s. With Apple presenting the A8 chip with the iphone 6 and iphone 6 Plus in September of this current year, it would bode well for Apple to utilize the same A8 part within the new ipad Air. In any case this new A8x chip shows that Apple, at the end of the day, is moving to independent, all the more influential processors for ipads.

However with the third-era ipad dispatch early in 2012 and the late-2012 dispatch of the fourth-era model, Apple transported A5x and A6x chips. These processors were variations of the iphone's A5 and A6 chips, however they included far stronger Gpus for better gaming execution and general smoother operation of the ipad's OS. The A8 chip is an effective processor that handles the bigger iphone screens well, so it gives the idea that the A8x, if genuine, will bring the ipad more remote in front of the iphone as far as particulars without precedent for a few years.

Other than simply greatly improving the situation at representation transforming than the iphone, there could be several different reasons Apple is deciding to move to the A8x on the new ipad Air. There have been examiner reports and evidences from the ios 8.1 beta programming advancement unit that Apple could be moving to higher-determination Retina HD shows on the ipad Air in the not so distant future. This could imply that the screen on the ipad Air is 30-40% more keen than the current 2048 x 1536 ipad Air board. With those extra pixels over 9.7-inches of screen space, the ipad would likely oblige a stronger representation processor to keep the gadget smooth amid operation.

An alternate plausibility is that the A8x chip works as an inseparable unit with the reputed expansion of 2gb of RAM. With extra RAM, Apple may be at last ready to unleash the part screen ipad multitasking mode it has been taking a shot at for a variant of ios 8. Since quite a while ago supposed for the 2014 ipad redesign, these new pictures appear to affirm that Touch ID will be going to Apple's tablet line shockingly.

source: 9to5mac

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/32" rel="author">Ahmed Humayun</a>
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