Analyst: Apple may turn to Intel for ARM-based ICs in mobile devices

12/3/2012 | VentureBeat

Apple's unhappy relationship with Samsung Electronics could lead to Intel taking over foundry production of custom processors for Apple mobile devices, according to RBC Capital analyst Doug Freedman. That may entail using designs from ARM Holdings for processors going into the iPhone and iPod touch, while x86-architecture processors would go into the iPad, he speculates. Intel said it wouldn't comment on the analyst's remarks.

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