Evidence Found in iOS 4.3 Reveals iPhone 5 Will Get Dual Core A5 Processor

Posted March 9, 2011 at 6:10pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 21449 views

Evidence found in the iOS 4.3 firmware just released today reveals that the iPhone 5 will likely get the same A5 dual core processor used in the iPad 2.

@chronic found that the A5 processor is called S5L8940.

iPad2,1 (K93AP) = WiFi. iPad2,2 (K94AP) = GSM. iPad2,3 (K95AP) = CDMA. all run on the S5L8940 proc.

@FilippoBiga then posted the image below showing that the iPhone 5 (N94AP) kernelcache.release file contains references to this same S5L8940 processor.

Here’s the proof, iPhone 5 will run on the S5L8940 (A5 dual core processor) too!

It's not much of a stretch to believe that the iPhone 5 will use the A5 processor just like the iPhone 4 used the A4 processor after its debut in the iPad; however, now there is some evidence to support the assumption.

Read More [via 9to5Mac]


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James Bond - March 10, 2011 at 6:39am
I\'d like to see larger display in this new device.
DrJPB - March 11, 2011 at 10:37am
So do I, since iPhone 3GS release, I wanted a bigger screen size for future iPhones.
steve - March 9, 2011 at 7:51pm
most likely at a lower clock speed than the ipad just like the A4 in the iphone 4.
LongDong - March 10, 2011 at 4:56am
Tarp
clar - March 10, 2011 at 6:25am
who cares i dont hve money to buy this
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