64-bit desktop-class architecture half
A9 processor chips from either of two manufacturers

  • smaller SamSung 14nm or
  • slightly larger TSMC 16nm


found on the latest Apple iPhone 6S and PLUS, here’s how to verify yours :

  1. On your iPhone 6S OR PLUS, address Safari to :
  2. install,
  3. now you have to let your iPhone access apps from third-party developers :
    Settings ≫General ≫Profile
  4. Click on CPU Identifier to confirm you trust this industrial developer
  5. now return to your main screen and simply start the new CPU Identifier app just installed


and from the outcome :

  • S8000 will be SamSung Electronics
  • and S8003 will be TSMC


[ iPhone 6S and PLUS LiNKS ]

  • 15.9.30 Verify SamSung OR TSMC A9 Processor ON iPhone 6S PLUS ≫LiNK
  • 15.9.30 Buy iPhone 6S PLUS in US America Japan for use in South Korea ≫LiNK
  • 15.10.1 Apple iPhone 6S PLUS AND The Existence of God ≫LiNK
  • 15.10.1 iPhone 6S PLUS 128GB Rose Gold Availability ≫LiNK
  • 15.10.1 iPhone 6S PLUS Release in South Korea ≫LiNK


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