Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
JDI Develops Transparent Glass-based Capacitive Fingerprint Sensor
Tesla's Musk Will Be paid Only When Company Has a Profit
Samsung, LG Comment on US Safeguard on Washers
LG Display Q4 Profit Fell on Low Panel Prices, New OLED Investments
Acer Showcases New Chromebooks And Chromebox Devices
Intel: Stop Installing Security Patches Until Further Notice
Microsoft Takes On Chromebooks With Education Windows 10 Devices starting at $189
Opera Mobile Browsers Introduce Bitcoin Mining Protection
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Mobiles > Samsung...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, October 17, 2011
Samsung to Supply A6 Processors To Apple Despite Patent War


Despite their patent legal battles, Samsung will reportedly supply Apple with the A6 processors slated to appear in the next iPhone.

Citing industry sources, the The Korea Times reports that Samsung has boosted the production of Apple-designed A6 chips at its plant in Austin, Texas.

"Apple has been in talks with Samsung over shipment of its A6 quad-core mobile processor (AP) chips to be used in the next iPhone. It appears that Apple clearly has concluded that Samsung remains a critical business partner," an executive from an Apple parts supplier based in Korea said on condition of anonymity.

Samsung has been supplying Apple with the A5 processor found in the new iPhone 4S and the iPad 2.

If true, this report contradicts earlier news that Apple was jumping ship to chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) for the manufacturing of the A6 processor.

"Samsung Electronics will apply its advanced 28-nanometer processing technology to produce qualified A6 mobile APs. TSMC will provide customized chips with designs from Apple, however, the volume will be very small," said the executive.

Apple has reportedly been hesitant to give TSMC the production of chips amid concerns that the Taiwan-based company's manufacturing process isn't yet stable.

Beyond appearing in the next iPhone, the quad-core A6 chip is also likely to pop up in the next iPad, that will be possibly released next summer.

Apple and Samsung have been embroiled in a series of patent disputes over the past several months. Apple has argued that Samsung's Galaxy smartphones and tablet have infringed on patents related to the iPhone and iPad. Samsung has claimed that Apple's products have violated some of its own patents for mobile and wireless technologies. In the latest legal salvo, earlier today Samsung announced that it would try to block sales of the iPhones 4S in parts of Europe as well as in Australia and Japan.


Previous
Next
Ultra High Definition Television Nearing Reality        All News        Latest Windows Intune Now Available
ITC Judge Rules Against HTC's Complaint Against Apple     Mobiles News      T-Mobile Releases The LG DoublePlay

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Samsung, LG Comment on US Safeguard on Washers
U.S. ITC to Probe Samsung, SK Hynix, Lenovo Over SSDs
Analyst Cuts iPhone X Estimates, Sees Three-tier iPhone Lineup This Year
Italy Probes Apple and Samsung Over Smartphone Software Updates
Samsung Starts Producing First 16-Gigabit GDDR6
Apple Accelerates US investment, Plans to Pay $38 billion in Foreign Cash Taxes
Samsung to Offer Athletes PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition Smartphone
Samsung Thrive App Will Notify Your Friends When You Are Offline
China Also Seeks Answers from Apple About slowing iPhones
Samsung SDI Unveils New Battery Products at Detroit Motor Show
Samsung Posts Lower-than-expected Fourth Quarter Results
Samsung Mobile Chief Cautious About a Foldable Phone Launch in 2018

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .