Report: Apple looks to replace Samsung as chip vendor

An analyst has been spreading the word that Apple is ready to lessen its chip dependency on Samsung and is supposedly working with TSMC on a 20nm chip; this is confirmed by a source in the semiconductor industry while yet another report says that Apple will use TSMC for its quad-core chips...
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134 Comments

1. jstahl

Posts: 79; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

Can't wait. I don't want no crappy Samsung parts in my iPhone.

8. darkdroid

Posts: 44; Member since: Sep 13, 2012

apple fans call their iphone revolutionary right knowing that their parts are made by samsung right ...how does that feel ?

30. syedzain

Posts: 175; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

So samsung makes iphone chips faster than all other android phones .. lol thats great to know..

45. darkkjedii

Posts: 30899; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Lol... I know huh.

44. darkkjedii

Posts: 30899; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Honestly as an iPhone user... It feels like old news dude. I can care less where it's made, as long as it does what I need it to do. Nowadays everything's got something from another country in it somewhere. Hell the white house was probably made in china lol.

12. willard12 unregistered

Considering parts for the screen and the flash memory also comes from Samsung, you're pretty much screwed. In fact, your iPhone is pretty much a Samsung knock-off.....with lower specs.

42. ZEUS.the.thunder.god unregistered

lol +1. you made my day bro.

50. darkkjedii

Posts: 30899; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

The Samsiphone galaxy s5

62. Hemlocke unregistered

Those parts used to be made for the iPhone, but not for the 5. Just the SoC is made by Sammy, and the only impressive thing about that is how many they are cranking out to fulfill the massive demand for the iPhone 5.

18. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

I bet you didnt mind one bit when you didnt know it was Samsung. Its a reason Apple and Samsung have been major partners for iDevices all these years.

36. marekzy

Posts: 4; Member since: Aug 03, 2012

So, iphone is so weak :)

66. sarb009

Posts: 322; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

ur iA$$ is also made in china u ruminant mammal

80. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

That was funny. Lmao.

93. syedzain

Posts: 175; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

How do u know that his I*** was created in China.. Did u made it lol

105. darkkjedii

Posts: 30899; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Dude I like your style. U crack me up with the questions to people's insults, cuz it's hard to have an intelligent comeback. Love it dude

112. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

you 2 should get a room, seriously with your crap comebacks. if you find him funny well shows your level of intelligence.

74. loli5

Posts: 76; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Cool. Return all of your apple novelties then, since you wouldn't have them without Sammy. F*cking DUUUURRR

94. syedzain

Posts: 175; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Indirectly Ur sammy is making iphone faster than ur Gammy S3... lol

97. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

indirectly you are such a muppet. speed comes down to more then just the processor. the iphones minimal restricted OS helps

114. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Where to clear cache and cookie (on ipad3) one has to close browser (by doing a 5 finger smooch) and go to home screen then tap settings clear cookie and cache and then a 5 finger smooch again basck to home screen and then open browser and type again ... and then talk of speed but not loss of productive manhours doing so many 5 finger smooch for everything :D

116. darkkjedii

Posts: 30899; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Or u could just multitask to it, and keep the browser open. I don't y you're wasting your breath blasting the iPad, dude it's already sold like a gazillion units. U shoulda been doing this on march 15th. It debuted on march 16th. So shhhhhhhhhh too much hot air.

106. darkkjedii

Posts: 30899; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Lmao wowwww dude. Please keep em coming. I'm definitely a fan.

126. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

wow your like a sad little groupie seriously you applaud dumb ass comments ,your an apple troll and you have little tantrums when people dont agree with you. maybe people should do to you what you seem to applaud that idiot for doing

83. THETECHTEAM

Posts: 82; Member since: Dec 12, 2011

you wasnt complaining before you knew that samsung provided those chips!! Samsung is not crappy!! The iphone is what it is because of Samsung, the components that make the iphone that comes from samsung, the UI concept that's Samsung, the software and the design of the iphone is all apple, but everything else thats Samsung Sweetie! Get your facts and do research!

122. Friendlysky

Posts: 54; Member since: Jul 04, 2012

If you knew it was so crappy, why did you buy it in the first place DumbAss? You can't even make a single chip yourself. D--- A----. You knew all ICheap(Iphone) make in China.

2. wendygarett unregistered

Yeah pick ti omap chips as a7 chips and make all the gaming apps ti omap exclusive to let android user realise how important the apps are in this era... That way they will never criticize the iDevice...

3. jstahl

Posts: 79; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

huh?? engrish??

9. fargeek

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

Your idevice can't even keep up with today's standards like android does

11. wendygarett unregistered

As long as apps devs are ios oriented and pro Apple... Why we need the awesomeness of platform? Imagine android has no apps... Will you want it? lol even the most open system RIM os can't even catch up due to lack of apps support...

24. denied911

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2012

sorry apple have 700.000 apps and android more than 675.000 in 1Q android will have more apps than apple android FTW

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