Imagination unveils 192-core mobile GPU; could appear in future Apple iPhones, iPads

“Imagination Technologies, the company whose PowerVR graphics processors are a key component of Apple’s iOS devices, unveiled its latest creation on Monday: a 192-core GPU that it claims will produce the most powerful graphics yet in mobile phones and tablets,” AppleInsider reports.

“The PowerVR GX6650, was revealed at the Mobile World Congress industry event in Barcelona, Spain. Imagination’s mobile GPU design will be embedded in upcoming mobile processors with integrated graphics,” AppleInsider reports. “Apple’s custom A-series chips that power the iPhone and iPad use PowerVR graphics processors. Apple’s latest flagship silicon, the A7 CPU found in the iPad Air and iPhone 5s, uses Imagination’s PowerVR Series 6 graphics.”

AppleInsider reports, “Apple and Imagination Technologies announced earlier this month that the two companies had extended their mobile graphics deal, signaling that the company’s designs would likely continue to be a part of future iPhone and iPad custom processors.”

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