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Still together: New analysis finds Samsung A7 inside iPhone 5S

Apple-Samsung relationship is not over yet: a Nikkei analysis finds Samsung-made A7 inside iPhone 5S.

By December 15, 2013

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Samsung-made chip confirmed in Apple's iPhone 5S

An analysis by Nikkei Electronics has confirmed that the processor inside Apple's iPhone 5S is made by Samsung, confirming the warring companies' ongoing relationship.

By December 16, 2013

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iPhone 5s features quad-core graphics: analysis

The Chipworks teardown of the A7 chip in Apple's latest iPhone, the 5s, shows not only the announced 64-bit CPU, but also the not-so-public arrival of a quad-core GPU.

By September 29, 2013

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Qualcomm retracts 'gimmick' comment on Apple 64-bit chip

Qualcomm says a statement made by an executive panning Apple's 64-bit A7 chip is "inaccurate."

By October 8, 2013

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Qualcomm gambit: Apple 64-bit A7 is a 'gimmick'

A top exec takes a risk by dismissing the new 64-bit A7 too quickly. The chip supplier will likely have a different message if it brings out its own 64-bit design.

By October 2, 2013

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iPhone 5S gets quad-core graphics, analysis shows

The 5S is the first iPhone to pack quad-core graphics silicon. This gives the 64-bit chip plenty of horsepower for games.

By September 27, 2013

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Apple's A7 chip: Small space, plenty of power

The A7 processor in Apple's iPhone 5S is twice as powerful as the A6. An iFixit teardown explains one reason why.

By September 24, 2013

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Sony sensor found inside iPhone 5s

The boffins at iFixit have uncovered yet another Sony sensor inside the latest iPhone.

By September 22, 2013

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Apple iPhone 5s 64-bit A7 chip made by Samsung

It's not surprising, but it is finally confirmed: the vaunted A7 chip in the iPhone 5s is made by Samsung.

By September 22, 2013

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Apple getting its A7 chip from Samsung

Apple has been getting its chips "fabbed" by Samsung for years. That hasn't changed with the A7.

By September 20, 2013