Apple unveils the brand new A16 Bionic, its strongest cell chip

Apple’s new iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max are powered by the company’s new A16 Bionic chipset. It’s the successor to the A15 Bionic and it packs extra transistors and new elements to additional enhance the general efficiency in key areas akin to AI. The brand new A16 Bionic is Apple’s first chip on a 4nm course and it options 16 billion transistors — essentially the most in an iPhone. This new multi-core chip comes with as many as six high-performance and two effectivity cores.

In accordance with Apple, the high-performance cores on the A16 Bionic use 30 percent much less energy in comparison with the A15 Bionic’s efficiency cores. The effectivity cores additionally use one-third of the ability of the competitors, which the corporate didn’t title. All this implies the brand new iPhone 14 Pro and the iPhone 14 Pro Max are going to be extra energy environment friendly. The brand new chip additionally has a strong five-core GPU with as much as 50 percent extra reminiscence bandwidth and a 16-core neural engine for accelerating machine studying workloads.

The A16 Bionic chip additionally has a brand new show engine that powers the brand new shows on the Professional fashions this yr. It helps obtain a peak brightness of as much as 2000 nits and permits them to go all the way down to a 1Hz refresh charge. The brand-new show engine additionally helps with anti-aliasing and the always-on show characteristic that’s new to the iPhone 14 collection.

In case you missed the announcement, the common iPhone 14 and the iPhone 14 Plus fashions will proceed to make use of the A15 Bionic chip. They’ll use the 5-core model of the A15 chip that was within the iPhone 13 Professional line final yr, so it’s nonetheless considerably an improvement over the common iPhone 13 line. Along with the brand new chipset, the brand new iPhone 14 Professional fashions have a variety of different new options together with the brand new pill-shaped cutout. This cutout will, nonetheless, modify dynamically to showcase numerous data such because the charging standing, calls, AirPod pairing, and extra.