iPad A4 Chipset Uses PowerVR SGX Graphics Core
The iPhone 3.2 SDK for iPad has officially outs the PowerVR SGX as the graphics core inside Apple's A4 chipset:
Since Apple is a major stakeholder in PowerVR creator, Imagination, this was widely assumed, Bright Side of the News had suggested otherwise.
Whether or not it's the same PowerVR SGX in the current iPhone 3GS, or the latest generation announced back in January at CES remains unknown. We're hoping for the latter, of course, and that the 4th generation iPhone gets it as well...
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