64 bits. It’s Nothing. You Don’t Need It. And We’ll Have It In 6 Months
A pundit brushes off the 64-bit A7:
We’ll see just how good Apple’s marketing team is trying to leverage 64-bit. 64-bit add more memory and maybe registers. Period.
After benchmarks showed the iPhone 5s performance to be monstrous, the same pundit opines:
The improvements Apple made with the A7 are truly incredible, and they really went against the grain in their choices. With an industry obsessed with more cores, they went with fewer, larger and efficient cores. With people expecting v8 and 64-bit ARM in late 2014, Apple brings it out in 2013 with full Xcode support and many performance optimizations.” […] “Apple has done it again, but this time in unexpected fashion.
Unexpected to whom?