I always suspected that the iPhone 5 had a few tricks up its sleeve. Anandtech has uncovered that Apple’s latest smartphone actually has 3 GPU cores.
What they’ve gotten their hands on is the first diffusion images of Apple’s new A6 SoC. What your looking at is two 32-bit LPDDR2 memory channels and three GPU cores. We’re likely looking at a PowerVR SGX 543MP3 running at 266MHz. UBM estimates the die size at 95.04mm2 and the manufacturer as Samsung.