Apple stays away and one step ahead of Samsung with A13 chip production for 2019 iPhones

The Apple A13 chipset inside 2019 iPhones is widely expected to be manufactured by TSMC, not Samsung, using an ultra-advanced 7 nm architecture with EUV (extreme ultraviolet lithography) technology.
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39. Marcwand3l

Posts: 439; Member since: May 08, 2017

Yeah you need to have the last word even in situations you don't know what you are talking about. Laughable. You are as predictable as pavlov's dog.

21. ryugathewolf87

Posts: 32; Member since: Oct 07, 2018

Will see that. Yes, Apple will beat Samsung with a different operating system in benchmarks but in real usage Android is more complete and complex than iOS, will see that with the Exynos chipsets. For who don't know, Exynos has always more performance and is more power efficient than Snapdragon, a long time ago.

22. AmashAziz

Posts: 2929; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

You need to keep up with current times.

24. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1560; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

So you state rumor as fact in the title....

26. Marcwand3l

Posts: 439; Member since: May 08, 2017

>The Samsung-made Snapdragon 845 is widely considered inferior to TSMC’s A12 BionicTSMC has been able to make greater chipset technology progress at a faster pace than Samsung, scoring among others a highly lucrative contract for Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 production.We’re talking about extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUV) technology, which Samsung is likely to integrate into its own next-gen in-house Exynos chipset. But that’s probably going to arrive later than the Apple A13.

28. KonaStang4.6

Posts: 285; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

"BUT BUT...MAH SNAPDRAGON AND EXYNOS...."

32. shm224

Posts: 288; Member since: Mar 19, 2015

This is baloney. TSMC's EUV won't be ready for mass production in 2019.

35. cheetah2k

Posts: 2256; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

https://www.anandtech.com/show/13445/tsmc-first-7nm-euv-chips-taped-out-5nm-risk-in-q2 Looks like 7nm is well on the way, but 5nm yield tests slated Q2 2019, so you wouldnt expect full production until some time in 2020

34. cheetah2k

Posts: 2256; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

click bait article full of BS, smoke and mirrors... wow

37. Seatech21

Posts: 68; Member since: Jan 01, 2018

Piece of crap still won't be able to run split screens lol. Yeah, real powerful. My iPhone 8 couldn't even handle an "Exam FX program" I was running. It froze! Benchmarks don't mean Jack in the REAL WORLD. My S8 at the time handled that and then some with out missing a beat.

42. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2206; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

It’s function of software scaling and capabilities and not hardware.

41. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2206; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

The question for Apple is can the A13 duplicate CPU and GPU performance of the A12X? If so, welcome the A13 or A13X to Mac Pro lineup this fall. I can see the A13 hitting at least 5500 single core / 20,000 multicore on GB4. I would like to see this pushed further, but we’ll see...the A13 sets up the Mac lineup gracefully. Trail of smoke will appear if these numbers hold true. Regardless if it’s iOS rather than taking advantage of MacOS, the A-series chipset is league leading in all categories.
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