Rumors that Apple intends to refuse the services of Samsung’s chips and put orders for another contractor – the company TSMC, began to appear more in the past year. Every time with the approach of the announcement of the new chip in the Apple web increasingly appears on the information that is not in the list of suppliers will be Samsung. However, it may happen soon.
If you believe the newspaper The Korea Economic Daily, a chip Apple A8, which will form the basis of a new flagship smartphone iPhone, will also be manufactured in factories Samsung. However, this time the South Korean giant will get only 30-40% of the orders for the processors Apple A8. The remaining 60-70% of deliveries will provide TSMC, and that will be the main supplier.
Recall that Apple in June of this year, has signed a contract with TSMC for the production of chips for its mobile devices in 2014, and the recent opening of the smartphone iPhone 5S showed that the main source of new CPU A7 still remains Samsung . Apparently, the South Korean giant will remain a major supplier of chips for smartphones iPhone until at least the end of 2014.
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