Core M for iPhones, ipads & iPods

Apple Inc. have been engineering their own SoCs for the past eight & a half years

The APL0098 (also 8900B or S5L8900) is a package on package (PoP) system on a chip (SoC) introduced on 29th June 2007 at the launch of the original iPhone

The Apple "Ax" series is a family of "Systems on Chip" (SoC) used in the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Apple TV. They integrate one or more ARM-based processing cores (CPU), a graphics processing unit (GPU), cache memory and other electronics necessary to provide mobile computing functions within a single physical package. They are designed by Apple and manufactured by contract manufacturers such as Samsung and TSMC.

Launched on From 3rd April 2010, the Ax family has been in production for almost five years (at time of publishing)


MaX Saxe Design has found code supporting:

Intel Core M for Mac Micro - like mobile desktop computer in OS X

Intel Core M for iPhones, iPads & iPods in iOS


Intel Core M processors possibly for use in the iOS range, could be very similar to the Intel Core M processor in the 2015 MacBook.

The 2015 MacBook has a 1.1GHz dual-core Intel Core M processor, which can be configured with a 1.3GHz dual-core Intel Core M processor.

Compare to: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple_A9X


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