iPhone 6s Chipgate? Tests Show TSMC Chip Run Cooler With Better Battery Life Than Samsung’s A9 Processor [video]


In case you didn’t know, Apple’s A9 Chip found in the iPhone 6s is made by two different manufacturers. Some iPhones ship with a processor made by TSMC while others come with one made by Samsung. So what’s the difference between them? First of all, according to Chipworks the Samsung-made A9 chip is 10% smaller. Also, the TSMC model runs cooler and offers better battery life.

NOTE: to find out which A9 processor is in your iPhone 6s, you can download Lirum ( free ) from the App Store

Jump over the break to check out a couple of videos showing the difference between the two A9 processors.