Taiwanese manufacturer TSMC will remain the sole supplier of mobile processors for Apple until at least 2020. This was reported edition of EE Times, citing its own reliable sources in the supply chain.
Apple and TSMC collaborate with 2014. Then the American Corporation has invested in a chipmaker for about $ 9 billion. This choice was made for a reason — then Apple is directly dependent on Samsung, which had a significant amount of supplies.
Investments have benefited — now the Taiwanese company is one of the largest producers of processors that offers the solutions of which have no competitors.
TSMC currently is among the companies that constantly offer the most advanced technology for its partners. There is no doubt that the manufacturer will get the contract for the supply of Apple’s A13, the report says EE Times.
Recall that in 2018 the iPhone is expected to debut the chip Apple A12, which will be built for 7-nm process. To put the processors will be TSMC. The performance increase will be 20% and energy consumption will be reduced by 40 % compared with current generation single-chip systems.