• Samsung Rumored to Return to iPhone Chip Production in 2018

    4 monthes ago - By Mac Rumors

    Samsung Electronics will return to producing chips for Apple in next year's iPhone lineup , according to a new report today by The Korea Herald . Before, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company held the sole supplier responsibility of providing Apple's A10 chip in the iPhone 7, as well as the A11 chip in the upcoming iPhone 8, but now today's report references a "crucial deal" made between Samsung Electronics co-CEO Kwon Oh-hyun and Apple during a visit to Cupertino last month.
    According to the report, Samsung managed to close the deal because of the company's decision to purchase...
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  • Samsung to resume making iPhone A-series chips from next year - report

    Samsung to resume making iPhone A-series chips from next year - report

    4 monthes ago - By 9to5Mac

    A report out of Korea says that Samsung - dropped by Apple as a supplier for iPhone processor chips last year - will once more share production with TSMC from next year.
    Apple used to split its A-series chip production between Samsung and TSMC, until switching exclusively to the Taiwanese company for the iPhone 7. TSMC kept its exclusive contract for the upcoming iPhone 8, but Samsung has reportedly succeeded in winning orders for the 2018 iPhone thanks to two factors...
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  • Samsung reportedly scores Apple's chip business back, 7nm A12 processor in tow

    Samsung reportedly scores Apple's chip business back, 7nm A12 processor in tow

    4 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    The glory days for the TSMC chip foundry may be over soon, if a new report out of Korea is to be believed. TSMC became the sole supplier of Apple's A-series processors in 2013, and never looked back. This year, it has been tasked with producing the 10nm Apple A11 chipsets, and the expected upgrade super cycle brought on by the iPhone 8, has shot the TSMC shares into the stratosphere, making its founder a billionaire in the process.
    That sweet deal with Apple may be coming to an end, a Korean publication tips, as Samsung has eventually won back Apple's chip business. ...
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