9/30/2013

When production of Apple's A8 processor begins next year, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing will fabricate 60% to 70% of the chips needed, according to a report in the Korea Economic Daily. The newspaper says that Samsung Electronics, the incumbent foundry for Apple's custom-designed chips for mobile devices, will provide 30% to 40% of the A8 output, since TSMC won't have enough 20-nanometer production capacity to meet Apple's requirements in 2014.

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DigiTimes, Engadget

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