A7

Qualcomm Employee: Apple’s A7 Chip “Hit Us in the Gut”

When Apple introduced the iPhone 5s, powered by a 64-bit chip, the tech world was caught on the wrong foot, at least according to a Qualcomm employee speaking to Dan Lyons, a former Fake Steve Jobs columnist. Back then, Qualcomm CMO Anand Chandrasekher called the 64-bit chip a "marketing gimmick," but his comments were labelled...

After Criticizing Apple’s 64-bit A7, Qualcomm Executive Reassigned

Former chief marketing officer at Qualcomm, Anand Chandrasekher, has been reassigned to a new position after making negative comments about Apple’s 64-bit A7 chip. According to a statement Qualcomm sent to CNET: Anand Chandrasekher, is moving to a new role leading our exploration of certain enterprise related initiatives...Anand will continue to report to Steve Mollenkopf,...

Chipworks Reveals More A7 Details in Transistor Level Image

After they took the iPhone 5s apart, the guys from Chipworks focused their attention on uncovering the mystery of Apple's A7 chip, which was presented by Phil Schiller, the company's head of worldwide marketing, as the world's first 64-bit desktop-class processor. So what did they find? The transistor-level image of the A7 chip reveals (here:...