San Francisco: Apple is reportedly planning to launch a strong custom-designed graphics processing unit in its first Arm-based iMac which is ready to launch within the second half of subsequent yr.
Codenamed ‘Lifuka,’ the self-developed GPU to function within the Apple Silicon powered iMac can be produced utilizing TSMC’s 5-nanometer manufacturing course of, and can supply higher efficiency and be extra energy-efficient than the Intel processor it replaces, stories The China Occasions.
In line with the report, the 12-inch MacBook may have a battery lifetime of between 15 and 20 hours with Retina Show.
The ARM-based machine is prone to help a USB Kind-C interface.
The A14X processor is being constructed by TSMC and has been given the event codename ‘Tonga’. It will function within the upcoming new era Apple iPad Professional pill as properly.
The Cupertino-based tech large, at its WWDC 2020 developer convention in June, introduced that its Macs will transition from Intel x86-based CPUs to its self-designed Arm-based Apple Silicon processors over the subsequent two years.
A latest analysis word from famed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has claimed that Apple may launch their first ARM-based MacBook in 2021.
Like x86 processors from Intel or AMD, ARM designs are normally related to cellular units due to their higher energy effectivity, giving merchandise just like the iPad lengthy battery life with out the necessity for energetic cooling.