Is the A12 Bionic processor the prelude to the new processors for Macs?


Although for many the last Keynote it was one of the most decaffeinated for the continuity that existed in what has to do with the iPhone Xs and Xs Max Regarding the iPhone X model, we have to say that underneath everything that was presented there is a possible declaration of intent.

There have been many occasions in which it has been speculated that Apple could be preparing its definitive release from the processors supplied by Intel and not because of the technology they implement but because of the times and the availability of new versions at the times that Apple itself wishes.

We say this because since the presentation of the iPhone X last year, it could be seen in the performance tests of its A11 Bionic processor that it it had the same performance and stability scores as the 12-inch MacBook processor.


This year has happened again and it is that performance tests have already been carried out on the new iPhone Xs, Xs Max and Xr t, especially in the first two, it has been observed that their power is comparable to that of MaBook Pro models.

Undoubtedly one of the novelties this year is the new heart of these smartphones, we refer of course to the new SOC that Apple has named A12 Bionic and that it has become the first processor manufactured in 7 nm by the Taiwanese TSMC. 

Apple exposed at the presentation "the most intelligent and powerful chip ever created in a smartphone" phrase that could well be a headline in itself.

If we analyze what was said by Apple we can ensure that with a processor like the A12 Bionic that it has 6 nuclei, two high-performance and four high-efficiency, where the first are in charge of complex tasks while the remaining four deal with common tasks, are clear candidates to be the forerunners of some processors for future MacBooks.

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