Apple says its new A13 Bionic chip has the fastest smartphone CPU and GPU ever
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Apple has revealed the chip that will power its new 2019 iPhones: the A13 Bionic. And as you’d expect, the company is wasting no time in explaining that it’s the most powerful silicon ever to grace the inside of a smartphone — just as it has every year for the past three years.
“The A13 Bionic is the fastest CPU ever in a smartphone,” Apple just said on stage, adding that it also has “the fastest GPU in a smartphone,” too. But it’s not providing many details about how much faster quite yet. Maybe later in the presentation?
For comparison’s sake, how did Apple brag about previous chips? Let’s take a little stroll down memory lane:
A12 Bionic (iPhone XS and XS Max, 2018)
The Apple-designed A12 Bionic, the smartest and most powerful chip…