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Edit by iRobot

Edit approved by Jeff Suovanen


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[* black] Two more ICs on the front of the logic board:
[* red] LED Backlight Driver ic 57A6CVI
[* red] LED Backlight Driver ic 57A6CVI
[* orange] Qualcomm [|QFE1100|new_window=true] Envelope Tracking IC
[* icon_note] Based on alleged schematics leaked last month, the rumor mill had the A9 pegged at a 15% smaller die size from the A8. We can't confirm the die size, but the A9 package itself appears bigger—roughly 14.5 x 15 mm, up from 13.5 x 14.5 mm on the A8. That could represent a smaller die plus the addition of the embedded M9 and other functions.