“The iPad 2′s A5 processor not only is a speedy, dual-core chip, but also works to provide nine times the gaming performance of its predecessor, A4,” Mark Gurman reports for 9 to 5 Mac. “So, what’s Apple to do for their best-selling gaming phone? Give it the A5 chip with remarkably better gaming performance.”
“Apple isn’t taking the next iPhone’s A5-power lightly,” Gurman reports. “They already have select developers working on versions of their iPhone applications that take full advantage of the next-generation iPhone’s speedier and much more powerful hardware.”
Gurman reports, “These developers, seemingly from high-level gaming outfits, have been given what is essentially an iPhone 4 but with an A5 processor instead of an A4… The person who chose to share this information with us calls it the ‘iPhone 4S’, though the device itself only has typical Apple prototype nomenclature.”
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