Artificial intelligence is coming to your phone. The iPhone X has a Neural Engine as part of its A11 Bionic chip; the Huawei Kiri 970 chip has what's called a Neural Processing Unit or NPU on it; and the Pixel 2 has a secret AI-powered imaging chip that just got activated. So what exactly are these next-gen chips designed to do? More »
In a move that would follow Apple's usual strategy, it's expected that new iPad Pros due in 2018 will feature a beefed up version of the A11 Bionic chip found in the iPhone 8 and iPhone X lineups, adding two more processing cores into the mix.
The marketing jargon surrounding Apple's series of A-x chips is admittedly a bit over the top, with even Apple conceding that names like A10 Fusion and A11 Bionic are essentially nothing more than marketing gimmicks. Still, don't let Apple's clever marketing throw you off. Show More Summary
Here are the best games that take full advantage of the iPhone X's borderless OLED screen, powerful A11 Bionic chip and AR capabilities.
Let's face it: The AI hype train isn't going away, and soon all our devices will be run by artificial intelligence. While Apple's answer to the AI takeover is to just call its new A11 processor "Bionic," Huawei has taken a more concrete approach. Show More Summary
Apple Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams spoke at TSMC's 30th anniversary celebration, and not only praised the company for an "intense" relationship with Apple developing the A11 Bionic processor, but also noted that the iPhone will be a driving force to advance artificial intelligence in the future with implications for the world.
Microsoft's ARM-powered laptop initiative could offer users exceptional battery life that could last for multiple days on a single charge, possibly paving the way for Apple to do the same with its more powerful A11 Bionic processor -- should it so choose.
Apple's iOS 11 brings Augmented Reality to a huge installed base of over 350 million iOS devices with powerful A9, A10 Fusion or A11 Bionic chips. However, another form of AR is about to be introduced, exclusive to the company's new iPhone X. Here's a deeper look at Apple's big AR surprise.
The benchmark scores for the new Apple A11 Bionic SoC are very impressive. But why is Apple so far ahead of the competition?
The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus come loaded with Apple's new A11 Bionic processor. AppleInsider takes a look at everything it brings to the table, and how it compares to the A10 Fusion from the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
The A11 Bionic moniker may admittedly be nothing more than a marketing gimmick, but Apple's next-gen processor is nothing short of a monster. In the days leading up to and following Apple's iPhone media event, the iPhone 8 Geekbench 4 scores from Primate Labs' Geekbench test were truly jarring. Show More Summary
Speaking of the A11, I missed this feature for Mashable by Lance Ulanoff last week when it came out, but it’s interesting: “We’re clearly on a path now where, with generations of our products, one of the core elements is the chips in...Show More Summary
Mark Spoonauer, writing for Tom’s Guide: The “Bionic” part in the name of Apple’s A11 Bionic chip isn’t just marketing speak. It’s the most powerful processor ever put in a mobile phone. We’ve put this chip to the test in both synthetic benchmarks and some real-world speed trials, and it obliterates every Android phone we tested. Show More Summary
Update: A filing with TENAA – China’s equivalent of the FCC – seemingly also confirms that the iPhone X has 3GB RAM. This was first reported earlier this month by developer Steve Troughton-Smith, after a leak of the iOS 11 GM allowed people to go hunting through the code for clues to the new hardware. Show More Summary
Apple's latest iPhone 8 is supercharged by its new A11 Bionic chip, which does the heavy lifting for a series of major new camera features as well as making everything faster. It also packs iPad Pro's True Tone display and Fast Charging,...Show More Summary
Apple's new A11 Bionic chip used in iPhone 8 and the upcoming iPhone X packs in an array of processing cores and sophisticated controllers, each optimized for specific tasks. We only know a bit about these, let alone what else is packed into this SoC. Show More Summary
Apple's A11 Bionic SoC packs a punch compared with previous iterations of the core -- enough that it's starting to muscle in on Intel's Core family, at least in some tests. The post Apple’s New A11 Bionic Packs One Hell of a Wallop appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Back in September 2013 when the iPhone 5s became the first smartphone in the world to sport a 64-bit processor, many were quick to call it a marketing gimmick, including Qualcomm. The truth was that Apple’s accelerated chip development sent the competition into panic mode, as it realized the advancements of the A7 chip were beyond anything they made. Show More Summary
Apple's new A11 Bionic chip is by far the highest-performing system on the market.
The A11 Bionic chip inside the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus blows away every other phone (and even some laptops) in synthetic benchmarks and real-world tests.