Samsung said to be replacing TSMC to produce Apple's next-gen chip

KGI Securities analyst Michael Liu told clients on Wednesday, that Samsung will be replacing TSMC in the production of next-gen 14nm smartphone chips for Apple and Qualcomm. Liu said in his report that Samsung would be taking over in the second half of 2015. The Commercisal Times of Korea reported on Thursday, that Qualcomm has already started working with Samsung on the chips...
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1. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Bonding again. Sammy should take out the money now.

6. Ashoaib

Posts: 3269; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

sammy will take out the money but apple will snatch it with some other law suit with the help of icourts

36. The-Sailor-Man

Posts: 1095; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Samsung have NEVER BEEN OUT of selling chips to Apple. Apple just tried to give TSMC a small part of the business . Apple know who has the best technology. It has happened same with the "retina BS" displays and Sharp. So how could Samsung "REPLACE" TSMC???? LOL Do not believe every BS of the apple's propaganda.

38. AnTuTu

Posts: 1595; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

A father is always a father. Great job Sammy :)

2. JakeLee

Posts: 1021; Member since: Nov 02, 2013

You shouldn't trust any Sammy related reports from Korean media.

4. Trolloftheyear

Posts: 66; Member since: Jul 16, 2014

I think you are the troll of the year in PA.

8. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Very well said +1 He's the new Mxzyptlk aka Mxzy. Hey guys, we all know who Taco50 was, he is replacing him. The new Trolloftheyear, goes to Jakelee Lmfao

37. The-Sailor-Man

Posts: 1095; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Samsung have NEVER BEEN OUT of selling chips to Apple, yet. So how would "replace" TSMC?????

17. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

You're iPhone parts are made in Korea. From circuit boards. Screen is by LG. Then why bother owning a iPhone?

35. iushnt

Posts: 3065; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

I think all people here should do jakelee a favor and love apple and hate android and hate sammy to the fullest. I am sure if this happens jakelee will be the happiest person in earth..

3. Trolloftheyear

Posts: 66; Member since: Jul 16, 2014

Samsung > Apple.

5. JakeLee

Posts: 1021; Member since: Nov 02, 2013

Member since yesterday? Recently hired by Sammy to assassinate me?

7. Ashoaib

Posts: 3269; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

but what he is saying is true i.e. samsung>apple

9. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Inside apple iPhone's, all parts are made by Samsung. Apples the begger, always coming back to buy the very best, finest parts by Samsung.

12. Sreddy unregistered

funny how samsung can make those parts and not put it into good use lol.. dont flatter yourself, most company has done some good some time the other.

13. The-Sailor-Man

Posts: 1095; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Samsung make the best phones now. If they don't use 64-bit so far, is because they are not like Apple to need usless 'magic'(1GB) Samsung have enough real tech to offer, instead.

16. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Lmfao 1gb Ram and 64bit Wtf Gtfo Apple Brainwashing innocent users

32. pulkit1

Posts: 354; Member since: Jul 03, 2014

Each os works differently and hence require different resources . grow up and stop chasing specs and instead go for the experience . p. s. i dont support apple pricing though .

46. nithyakr

Posts: 161; Member since: Jun 20, 2014

You think that 64 bit chips are just to handle More than 3 GB RAM? Really?? jeez... 64 bit architecture means that CPU is able to grab chunks of size 64 bits at once which then can be processed. and as a result of this the CPU is able to address more physical memory locations. That's why 64 bit can address more than 3 GB of RAM. It's people like you who has been brainwashed to think that "64 bit CPU is for more than 3 GB RAM". Apple has been in the Computer industry more than you and myself. So please don't think that you know better than Apple engineers.

21. yep_its_ed unregistered

"very best, finest parts by Samsung" Lol I don't know if you know this, but Apple designs every part of the iPhone. Samsung just gets the schematics and makes whatever Apple wants. Samsung is just working for Apple here, they don't do anything to contribute to the iPhone other than listen to Apple's orders.

39. The-Sailor-Man

Posts: 1095; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

iBS Apple designs only rectangles, cheap aluminium cans, and colours. All the displays, chips, memory, .......is Samsung's developed tech. Even the "retina"BS displays. And last iphone5s is made by Samsung on the Exinos process

31. pulkit1

Posts: 354; Member since: Jul 03, 2014

Not bashing samsung but its never about the parts its about the machine ( how the parts come together ).

45. nithyakr

Posts: 161; Member since: Jun 20, 2014

Samsung makes good Chips. Agreed. But their phones is a very different story. Cheap plastic look, Not even trying to create a phone with a premium feel. They just wanna create a phone that is easy to manufacture (hence plastic) and create a butt load of phones that looks just like the flagship. Apple on the other Hand, tries to create the very best premium feeling phone (just like the HTC. kudos to HTC for One series) on the market. And iOS vs Android is just personal preference.

10. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Everyone assinates you on PhoneArena Lmao

11. Ashoaib

Posts: 3269; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

everyone? not really, their are samsung's haters and apple's fans as well... why should not be? when samsung keep disappointing ppl with their design and apple is keeping many happy with their design

15. Trolloftheyear

Posts: 66; Member since: Jul 16, 2014

Member since November 2013? Long ago hired by Apple to assassinate Android?

18. Ashoaib

Posts: 3269; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

yeah... he trolls about samsung alot... but he started recently, I havent seen him commenting much before

22. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

That's because PA published an article that shut him up completely on his BS reports about Android.

24. JakeLee

Posts: 1021; Member since: Nov 02, 2013

Oh really? EVERYTHING what's happening and will happen very soon is proving that I was right back then. What I predicted : Tough year for Android due to saturated market : Even "Android's champion" GS5 didn't manage to surpass 5s that was 8 months old back then in May. I'm sure that it was the same for June and will be the same for July. Android's difficulty in transition to 64bit : Unlike many praised, GS5 came with a 32bit SoC - just as I predicted. Android WAS and IS FAR from 64bit ready. I also predicted the Nexus6 to be the first 64bit Android phone. And as it seems, I was right all the way along. Android won't benefit much from 64bit : Looking at the current PDK, I will be right here, too. 64bit optimization heavily lacks. Where was I wrong?

29. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Android is far from 64bit ready? Android L is already 64bit if the SOC supports it.
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