M7 coprocessor

M7 coprocessor

A motion processor in the iPhone, starting with the iPhone 5S. Designed for tracking the user's movement, the M7 is a low-power processor that reads the output of the phone's accelerometer, gyroscope and compass and makes that data available to applications via Apple's CoreMotion programming interface (API). For example, it enables fitness apps and navigation apps to track movement for long periods of time without seriously draining the battery. See iPhone 5S.

M8 Coprocessor
For the iPhone 6, Apple's M8 coprocessor can determine if the user is running or biking. Its barometer can measure elevation, and it can track travel distance. See iPhone 6.
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Apple already enables step-counting and other motion-related applications through its custom M7 coprocessor found in the A7 CPU that drives the iPhone 5s.
M7 Coprocessor Utilized to Monitor Complete Breadth of Daily Movement
When used on the newest iPhone 5s that has the new M7 coprocessor, Parking Pin utilizes the newest Motion and Location API's to automatically track and remember parking spots.
The A7 processor and M7 coprocessor deliver great battery life.
Dickson also says the new iPads will get the M7 coprocessor used by the iPhone 5s, but why a tablet needs the ability to record your running and exercise is a mystery.
d2k) published by serial Apple leaker Sonny Dickson , point towards the mini getting the same A7 processor and M7 coprocessor as the iPhone 5s, along with 1GB of RAM.
M7 coprocessor in the iPhone 5S & iPhone 6 is a name for a chip that counts steps and motion all day and it runs in the background so does not impact the performance of your app.
com/SonnyDickson) tweeted to say the iPad mini 2 will have the same 64-bit A7 processor as used by the iPhone 5s, along with the M7 coprocessor used for monitoring the device's movement.
In addition, all the integrated apps are specially optimised for the A7 chip to deliver faster performance with high energy efficiency for greater battery-life, thanks to the introduction of the M7 coprocessor.