According to the report asia nikaiIt seems that the Apple Bionic A16 processor fromiPhone 14 Pro It costs twice as much as the chip that goes into the iPhone 13 Pro, the Bionic A15.
In detail, it turns out that the new SoC costs Apple a whopping $110 per unit, which is practically 2.4 times more expensive than it is said, the A16 chip in the iPhone 14 Pro costs Apple more than twice the A15 chip.
iPhone 14 Pro: Why is the chip more expensive than the old one?
Perhaps – we suppose – the cost of the new generation processor should be attributed to the 4 nm architectural node at TSMC; If you remember, the A15 is instead, structured with a 5 nm structure. Future rumors suggest that the A17 will instead be based on a TSMC 3nm node. until the DigiTimes They seem to be of the same opinion and it seems that Apple has two nanometer solutions in its plans by 2025.
However, from the results of the Geekbench5 benchmark, we found that the A16 is capable of delivering 15-17% higher multi-core performance than in the past. iPhone 14 with A15 invefe has a slightly slower five-core GPU.
We also now learn that, together with Japanese research firm Fomalhaut Techno Solutions, portal Asia Nikkei found that production costs related to the new processor have increased by 20% compared to the 2021 generation.
Just in conclusion, did you know that iPhone 14 Plus is available worldwide starting today? It is a very powerful flagship with first-class autonomy. It costs 1309.00 EUR In the version with internal memory 256 GB and the color “blue” with the inclusion of shipping costs. Warranty 1 year with Apple and 2 years with Amazon; On the other hand, the technical support is excellent. They answer every day, even on holidays, until midnight.
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