Saturday, December 20, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
T-Mobile to Pay $90 Million To Settle Case With FCC
New Trojan Targetted Banks Wordlwide
FBI Confirms North Korea Was Behind Sony Hack
Apple Responds To BBC's Allegations Over Working Conditions In Chinese Factory
BlackBerry Returns To Cash Flow
Comparison: Quantum Dot Vs. OLED Displays
Toshiba and SK Hynix Reach Settlement in Lawsuit Ahead Of CES
Google Concerned About MPAA's Actions To Revive SOPA
Active Discussions
Digital Audio Extraction and Plextools
Will there be any trade in scheme for the coming PSP Go?
Hello, Glad to be Aboard!!!
Best optical drive for ripping CD's? My LG 4163B is mediocre.
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
 Home > News > Mobiles > Apple W...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Apple Works with TSMC for Manufacturing of A8 Chip: report


Apple's efforts to reduce its dependence on Samsung Electronics' application processors (APs) seems to take a shape as the company has reportedly placed an order to TSMC for its next-generation AP, dubbed the A8.

Business Korea cited industry sources and reported that TSMC?s AP supply to Apple will be increased down the road, capitalizing on its newly established 20 nm production lines, which will be put into operation in January next year.

Curently, Samsung is supplying most of the APs for the iPhone and iPad.

Credit Suisse researcher Andy Abrams also predicted that the APs for Apple would account for 6.5% of TSMC's total sales for next year. Daiwa Capital Markets analyst Eric Chen estimated the percentage to be over 10%. The Taiwanese company recorded US$5.53 billion in sales in the third quarter of this year.

At an Analyst Day event held on November 6, Samsung Electronics announced that it would apply 14 nm and 10 nm microfabrication processes to its foundry business. These are a couple of generations ahead of TSMC?s 16 nm process. "We are currently working on the 10 nm process and will provide our foundry customers with advanced technologies such as FinFET and 10 nm," said Wu Nam-seong, president of the System LSI Business Unit of the DS Division of Samsung Electronics.




Previous
Next
Spansion Introduces High-performance 1.8V Serial NOR Flash Memory        All News        LG Chromebase all-in-one Desktop Coming At CES
Blackberry Messenger To Come Pre-Installed On Smartphones     Mobiles News      Motorola Now Offers Bamboo for Moto X

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Apple Responds To BBC's Allegations Over Working Conditions In Chinese Factory
Jury Says Apple Not Guilty in iPod Suit
TSMC Chairman Sees Technical Hurdles In keeping Up With Moore's Law
Apple and IBM Bring Big Data Analytics and Security Capabilities on iPhone And iPad
TSMC To Make Intel's SoFIA Handset Chips
Samsung Seeks to Toss $930 Million Award
iPhone 6 Plus Captures Great Portion Of US "phablet" Sales
Apple Technology Protects Falling Phones
New 12-inch iPad Air Plus iPad Coming This Summer
Apple To Donate Part of App Sales Profit To Support Fight Against AIDS
Apple To Bundle Beats to iOS: report
Apple WatchKit Software Tools Now Available

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .