apple details a14 chipset ahead of iphone 12 lineup announcement

Normally Apple’s September event would give us the new iPhone lineup, but 2020 is unlike most years so new Apple Watches and iPads will have to do for now. However, we still got to see the debut of the Apple A14 Bionic chipset that will power the upcoming iPhone 12 smartphones.

This is the first chipset globally built on the new 5nm process, outdoing Android competition that still uses 7nm SoCs. It comes with a six-core CPU and quad-core GPU, but oddly enough Apple chose to compare its performance numbers to the A12 rather than last year’s A13, quoting 40% CPU improvement and 30%…