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TSMC To Start Mass Production of Apple’s A11 Chip from April

TSMC To Start Mass Production of Apple’s A11 Chip from April

Apple suppliers have started ramping production months before the phone’s scheduled unveiling, with TSMC reportedly preparing itself to start mass production of the A11 chip in April.

TSMC and Apple Reportedly Working on 10nm A11 Chips for Devices in 2017

TSMC and Apple Reportedly Working on 10nm A11 Chips for Devices in 2017

Apple’s A-branded chips will continue to be improved upon in 2017, as made evident in a new report.

TSMC Said to Have Secured 100% of Apple’s A11 Chip Orders for iPhone 8

TSMC Said to Have Secured 100% of Apple’s A11 Chip Orders for iPhone 8

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reportedly secured 100 percent of Apple’s A11 chip orders for next year’s iPhone 8. The company is already manufacturing all of Apple’s current A10 chips for the upcoming iPhone 7 series.

Apple’s A10 Chip Could Lead to a Record Third Quarter Revenue for TSMC

Apple’s A10 Chip Could Lead to a Record Third Quarter Revenue for TSMC

Despite a slowdown in iPhone sales, many analysts expect TSMC’s revenues to soar in the third quarter of this year thanks to the rising shipments of Apple’s A10 chip. The chip will be used by Apple inside its upcoming iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus handsets.

TSMC Gets to Work on Apple’s 10nm A11 Chips for 2017

TSMC Gets to Work on Apple’s 10nm A11 Chips for 2017

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has started to “tape out” the design for Apple’s A11 chipsets for 2017, according to a new report. The chips will be manufactured using a cutting-edge 10-nanometer process.

TSMC Launching 7nm Trial Production in Early 2017

TSMC Launching 7nm Trial Production in Early 2017

Progress marches forward, as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) reveals it has plans to make even smaller chipsets.

Apple chip maker TSMC decreases shipments after production hit by Taiwan earthquake

Apple chip maker TSMC decreases shipments after production hit by Taiwan earthquake

Apple chip maker TSMC, which is responsible for producing the A9 series processors for iPhone 6s and 6s Plus alongside Samsung, has been forced to decrease shipments during the first quarter of 2016 due to a large earthquake that hit southern Taiwan earlier this month.

TSMC said to be the sole manufacturer for iPhone 7 A-series processor

TSMC said to be the sole manufacturer for iPhone 7 A-series processor

With the “iPhone 7” looming in the distance, the Rumor Mill is more than willing to toss out little tidbits for what to expect in the next flagship from Apple.

TSMC rumored to win sole production of A10 thanks to advanced device packaging techniques

TSMC rumored to win sole production of A10 thanks to advanced device packaging techniques

As 2015 wraps up, rumors surrounding Apple’s next iteration of its iPhone family are ramping up. Now a new report aims to shed light on Apple’s decisions regarding the next processor under the hood.

Consumer Reports states there is ‘no significant differences’ in iPhone 6s battery life between TSMC and Samsung’s A9 chips

Consumer Reports states there is ‘no significant differences’ in iPhone 6s battery life between TSMC and Samsung’s A9 chips

In the beginning of October, seemingly out of nowhere, “Chipgate” arose. This focused on the differences between an iPhone 6s/6s Plus installed with a TSMC-manufactured A9 processor, or a unit outfitted with a Samsung-manufactured A9 processor.