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.
Apple’s A-branded chips will continue to be improved upon in 2017, as made evident in a new report.
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.
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.
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.
Progress marches forward, as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) reveals it has plans to make even smaller chipsets.
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.
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.