|Designed by||Apple Inc.|
|Max. CPU clock rate||1 GHz (iPad)|
|Instruction set||ARM v7|
|Number of cores||1|
|L1 cache||64 KB|
|L2 cache||640 KB|
The Apple A4 is a microprocessor designed by Apple and manufactured by Samsung and first used in the iPad tablet computer, then in the iPhone 4 smartphone. It was also used in the iPod Touch (4th generation).
History[change | change source]
Apple announced the A4 on January 27, 2010, during their "Latest Creation" event.
Timeline of Apple silicon
References[change | change source]
- Clark, Don (2010-04-05). "Apple iPad Taps Familiar Component Suppliers - WSJ.com". Online.wsj.com. Retrieved 2010-04-15.
- "Apple Launches iPad" (Press release). Apple. 2010-01-27. Retrieved 2010-01-28.
- "iPhone 4 design". Apple. 2010-07-06.
- Apple Inc., Apple press release library, Retrieved September 19, 2007.
- Mactracker (mactracker.ca), Apple Inc. model database, version as of July 26, 2007.
Other websites[change | change source]
- MacWorld – Apple inside: the significance of the iPad's A4 chip Archived 2010-06-09 at the Wayback Machine
- CNET – Inside the iPad: Apple's new 'A4' chip Archived 2013-11-10 at the Wayback Machine
- HotHardware – iPad's Identity Crisis and Apple's A4 CPU Showstopper Archived 2013-11-10 at the Wayback Machine
- EETimes - Apple's A4 dissectedArchived 2010-08-06 at the Wayback Machine
- Understanding iPad’s A4 Processor Archived 2010-04-01 at Archive.today
- ARM Cortex-A series processors
- PowerVR GPU specifications pages Archived 2010-08-18 at the Wayback Machine