“‘The move to 64-bit has been years in the making. But we did it because we wanted to put desktop-class processing power in the palm of people’s hands.’ – Apple iPhone 5s design web page [emphasis added]. This statement is astonishing, in part because of the technological move, but even more so in that the typically play-it-close-to-the-chest Apple seems to have tipped their hand as to their future plans.,” J. M. Manness writes for Seeking Alpha.

“Apple refers here to their new A7 processor found in the iPhone 5s that was released last month. This is the very first 64-bit processor cell phone. It is a major technological advance, and is truly something to be proud of,” Manness writes. “The 5s competes against phones using Android by Google, led by Samsung, and WP8 by Microsoft led by their new acquisition, Nokia… Aside from geek’s techno-babble, what is the significance of the A7? There are immediate implications in the smartphone wars and broader, industry shaking implications.”

Apple A7

Manness writes, “If Apple can boost its upcoming chip to real desktop performance, and starts producing desktop and laptop computers with this technology, it will be yet one more revolution in the computer industry that will have fall out for many companies.”

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