Samsung built A7 processor rocks the new Apple iPhone 5s

Samsung has provided many of the parts for the Apple iPhone and Apple iPad over the years; but this year, there were some who believed that Apple had reached an agreement with TSMC to replace Samsung as the provider of the A7 processor that drives the Apple iPhone 5s. But apparently that deal won't take affect until 2014...
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20. taikucing unregistered

LMAO. It proves that iFans can't use Google

66. Napalm_3nema

Posts: 2236; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

Its Adreno, but still Qualcomm.

18. Spikes9s

Posts: 52; Member since: Aug 09, 2013

Retard iPhoney, really iPhoney first the article it was not about Apple building the chips inside SAMSUNG's phone and second what about the Samsung own Octacore in the S4 (the Qualcom is only in the LTE related markets FYI), gorgeous 4th genetation super AMOLED diplay made by SAMSUNG, DDR3 RAM made by SAMSUNG, nandflash made by SAMSUNG so before you post something get informed you ignorant pr1ck so please zipp it and go talk crap when Apple will reall build even 1 of their own components that goes into their iPhone....

84. bigstrudel

Posts: 602; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

The Exynos that the A7 shreds in every way imaginable. Yeah that's Samsung proprietary property.

88. DukeX

Posts: 327; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

It's just typical ifans out in full force. The denial is very strong in thia article. All these links have nothing to do with Samsung manufacturing the A7. Ifans just can't stand that Apple doesn't do it themselves. Samsung making the A7 chip is like giving guns to apple cause it can afford to make it's own for the mobile war lmao!

132. bucky

Posts: 3784; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

luls. I dont think you read the article or the comments-just came here to troll (or look stupid) Nobody has any issues with the chip being made by samsung (atleast not in these comments). The point being brought up was everyone borrows from everyone. Also, read through the comments and see most people arent trying to flame and troll.......just a rare few like u. Back to the drawing board for you.

19. willard12 unregistered

Where's Apple on this list?

21. taikucing unregistered

You mean like this? Pagani Zonda Tires: Pirelli Engine: Mercedes Benz AMG V12 Transmission: company A Exhaust: company B Carbon Fibers: imported from Japan Battery: company C Rims: company D Brakes: Brembo Suspension: Ohlins Interior & seats: company E ECU: Magneti Marelli

46. Sauce unregistered

+1. These incompetent baboons will never understand how companies do things.

128. anglosaxonengland

Posts: 64; Member since: Sep 11, 2013

I like how tech guys try to use hyper car as an example but don't know jack about how even a simple car works

47. SonyPS4

Posts: 347; Member since: May 21, 2013

The difference is Apple sue other for basic design and use fancy term for other company technology and claim it as their own tech.

49. Kevinphantom

Posts: 82; Member since: Jun 17, 2013

dumb % 95 of Samsung gs4 devices using exynos here

63. alpinejason

Posts: 262; Member since: Sep 06, 2011

and plenty of it!

89. oOps..

Posts: 34; Member since: Jul 26, 2013

don't forget.. iPhone made in China, stop complaining! edit: I mean iPhone

22. rawbow

Posts: 428; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

Never had anything against samsung designed processors. Apple implements it better than Samsung. All the software need to catch up to the super fast processors or would need better optimizations on android's part. KLP 5.0 maybe

23. Spikes9s

Posts: 52; Member since: Aug 09, 2013

To "robinlim85" FYI half of the components going into Samsung Galaxy S4 are designed, developed and build by SAMSUNG: Display: SAMSUNG CPU: SAMSUNG Exynos 5410 and Snapdragon SDDRAM: SAMSUNG Flash, eMMC nand: SAMSUNG BASEBAND Procesor: SAMSUNG RF Transfeceiver: SAMSUNG Power Management IC: SAMSUNG Battery: SAMSUNG Nuf said so next time you open your iPhone piehole get informed and read about the BOM

29. robinlim85

Posts: 86; Member since: May 03, 2013

you mean buying architecture/design from other company mean self design? you mean SDRAM design was originated from samsung,yea right fanboy do you know what means by Nand architecture?samsung invented Nand architecture? fanboy Do u know Exynos is just a SoC,oh do u know what is SoC in the first place,you mean the ARM core in Exynos SoC is invented by samsung? maybe u not very familiar with google search after all,give u an idea,type google,type Exynos component,use google translate if u don't know english yeah maybe in korea and your country you can view it as own design,in other part of world,we view samsung as just a construction company,other people do the brain stuff,samsung lift the bricks and stick it together

31. Spikes9s

Posts: 52; Member since: Aug 09, 2013

Is that the best you could come up with: use google and use the translator??? Looks to me that Siri has left you brain dead, what do you mean by "WE", do not place a whole bunch of people in the same category as you, first you attack then you only remember the components you want in the S4 then now you making an arse of yourself by telling that WE SEE SAMSUNG AS A CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, get a life ignorant bum

32. Spikes9s

Posts: 52; Member since: Aug 09, 2013

And yes by the way if you type "google" into google search will not come up nothing about SAMSUNG u retard pr1ck, you are the one still have to learn about how google search works.... same with the translator, get out under that iRock

33. Spikes9s

Posts: 52; Member since: Aug 09, 2013

Last and not least I never said "INVENTED"!!! It is ovious that you like to put your own spin and twist on things but that is ok from a brain dead midget...

35. robinlim85

Posts: 86; Member since: May 03, 2013

someone sounds like eaten some sour grape here don cry bro,just practice your copy and paste as usual

38. Spikes9s

Posts: 52; Member since: Aug 09, 2013

yep you just carry on with this, you throw the stone then hide the hand... do not forget the pass by the near chemist to pick up the monthly supply of iSuppository and your new glasses coz i do not see any copy/paste here and yeas learn ENGLISH is "sour grapes" coz you used the plural "some" before in the sentence soo where are you from ??? aaa scratch that I do not wanna get into a geography argument with ya .....

44. robinlim85

Posts: 86; Member since: May 03, 2013

ran out of argument?english teacher now?plural? sounds real sour there,pity you

54. Spikes9s

Posts: 52; Member since: Aug 09, 2013

ROFL run out of arguments??? no really, me unlike you I gave you the arguments you just left the arguments out of Samsung's Bill Of Materials, but you are only dedicating to give head to your iPhone and sit doggy to Apple and yeah use Siri to teach you engrish then pitty yourself...

56. robinlim85

Posts: 86; Member since: May 03, 2013

Siri can't teach me "engrish" is that your language?copy from english class?

60. Spikes9s

Posts: 52; Member since: Aug 09, 2013

It is called sarcasm but this is way ahead of your intelectual abilities is like Yoda talking to Jaba the Hut

48. taikucing unregistered

Today many CPU/GPU architectures are licensed. AMD, Qualcomm, Apple, Samsung, Mediatek, they buy licenses from other companies like Intel & ARM. So what's your point? However some companies don't have fab facilities to produce their own chips because it's very difficult & cost billion dollars to build a fab. Building a fab & shrinking transistor size is much more difficult than designing CPU architectures because it needs research in optics, materials & electronic engineering. But desiging a CPU architecture, you can do it in a software or simulator. That's why AMD gave up its fab and order TSMC & Global Foundry to make their CPU/GPU. Japanese & many other companies gave up their chip fabrication business because it's too hard to shrink transistor size & to compete with other companies like Intel. Samsung may be proud because they have their own fab. As far as I know, only Samsung that has mass produced 20 nm chip. The other, e.g.: Intel fab is still 22 nm process. TSMC is still 28 nm. Global Foundry is still 32 nm. Don't get me wrong, eventhough I'm talking much like this, I'm not a samsung fanboy.

25. awani1

Posts: 30; Member since: Sep 16, 2013

Apple is so full of sh*t

26. Trex95

Posts: 2381; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

Designed by Apple Socs manufacturing by Samsung only not designed or architectures. Screen LG IPS LCD plus the LTE band own by LG for both phones IPhone and galaxy's. Camera Sony

36. suavemezie

Posts: 95; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

Meanwhile, Apple deceived us again. Remember the M7 that they talked about? There was no M7 according to ifix. Lies, lies lies and hype
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