+ Reply
Results 1 to 9 of 9

Your favorite Apple, iPhone, iPad, iOS, Jailbreak, and Cydia site.


Thread: iPod Touch Rumored to Have 32nm A5 Chip and 1136x640 Display

is a discussion within the

iPod News

forums, a part of the

General iPod

section;
...
  1. #1
    MMi Staff Writer Akshay Masand's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    New York City
    Posts
    3,641
    Thanks
    3
    Thanked 116 Times in 102 Posts

    Default iPod Touch Rumored to Have 32nm A5 Chip and 1136x640 Display


    Apple is supposedly prepared to launch a new iPod Touch with a 1,136x640 pixel display running on an S6L8942X processor that will be less powerful than the rumored S5L8950X CPU in the next-generation iPhone. These details were discovered and revealed by Will Strafach, better known as “chronic,” in the iOS community. He pointed out that the new iPod, identified in software as “iPod5,1” is known internally at Apple by its code name “N78AP.”

    Previously in July, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities said he expected the new iPod Touch to feature components from existing iOS products, such as the A5 processor currently found in the iPhone 4S. The S5L8942X code name aligns with the updated 32-nanometer A5 chip found in the currently available iPad 2 as well as the Apple TV. The smaller iPad 2 A5 CPU, which was released in March, was viewed as a test by Apple in utilizing Samsung’s 32-nanometer chipmaking process. Hardware testing done after the release of the revised iPad 2 found that the more efficient chip improved battery life by as much as 16%. The 32-nanometer A5 chip in the Apple TV is a bit different from the one found in the iPad 2 as it has one core disabled, allowing it to run without a thermal pad even as it outputs high-definition 1080p video.

    As of right now, the details suggest that the new iPod Touch will feature a new system-on-a-chip that is slower than the processor that is rumored to appear in Apple’s next-generation iPhone. There are some reports and some analysts who believe that the next-generation iPhone will feature a new chip which will be branded as the “A6.” We’ll find out the specs soon enough as the iPhone and iPod Touch are expected to be unveiled tomorrow with a redesigned, 4-inch Retina display.

    Source: Twitter (Chronic)

    Twitter: @AkshayMasand

  2. #2
    The Unknown Anonymous's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Antarctica
    Posts
    2,758
    Thanks
    427
    Thanked 997 Times in 628 Posts

    We'll probably see tomorrow, right?

  3. #3
    What's Jailbreak?
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Reno
    Posts
    27
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Quote Originally Posted by Anonymous View Post
    We'll probably see tomorrow, right?
    I'd put money on it.

  4. #4
    Green Apple ankit_jedi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    India
    Posts
    47
    Thanks
    4
    Thanked 3 Times in 2 Posts

    12 hours left for the event and still rumors are refusing to die?

  5. #5
    The Modder Supporter zplit's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    NYC
    Posts
    5,653
    Thanks
    6,073
    Thanked 5,468 Times in 2,704 Posts

    Quote Originally Posted by ankit_jedi View Post
    12 hours left for the event and still rumors are refusing to die?
    That's when rumors go crazy lol and some hoping they fake some hoping is true lol

  6. #6
    rcm
    rcm is offline
    iPhone? More like MyPhone
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    205
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts

    No, it's been confirmed that for tomorrow they'll only show new colors for the current model, let's not forget that the iphone is their main attraction and they don't want to put anything that might take the attention from it.

  7. #7
    Green Apple iPodTouch149's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    51
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
    B.S. for all the ipod touch fans whereas all the iPhone 5 buyers will most likely get an A6 chip.😡

  8. #8
    Livin the iPhone Life bigboyz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    North East Coast
    Posts
    1,547
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked 174 Times in 125 Posts

    Well i guess that makes sense. Here is my question, if they are keeping the A4 model with colors what is the cost? Didn't they report 299/399 respectively? What are the sizes? 16, 32, 64, 128? Im not paying 100 more for a color that's a bit much. They will shed some light on it I hope. But like you guys said above..its about the phone..and i can't wait to get one :]

  9. #9
    Green Apple
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    48
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts

    Quote Originally Posted by rcm View Post
    No, it's been confirmed that for tomorrow they'll only show new colors for the current model, let's not forget that the iphone is their main attraction and they don't want to put anything that might take the attention from it.
    Well, there goes that confirmation. New 4" iPod touch announced with A5 processor.

Posting Permissions
  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts