And so another bank has plopped another paper about another iPhone and another claim’s been introduced about this one manufacturer that’s going to be making all the chipsets for another iPhone. In case you need reminding, those who have cheered this development have been immersed in another “-gate” saga.
Swiss banking firm UBS, in its report on Samsung Electro-Mechanics (the semiconductor manufacturing arm of the chaebol), believes that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company — better known as TSMC — will get the contract from Apple to produce 100 [...]
After the so-called “Chipgate” debacle that drew doubt from spec-obsessed people, Apple hopes to avoid taking another bit of effort to even think about addressing such a performance disparity. Apple ordered its A9 processors from two sources — Samsung and Taiwan-based TSMC — and we’re now expecting it to ask only one to produce its A10 processors.
We’ve heard it said before and now an international financial firm is claiming that TSMC will be the sole producer of the A10 system-on-a-chip that is expected to appear on the iPhone 7 next year.
Apparently. when you tell two people to do the same job, no matter how detailed the instructions are, you might get some different results. In the case of Apple working with Samsung and TSMC, these three have had a history after a turbulent period where Samsung could’ve lost its whole Apple contract to TSMC. The two are in now in their current coexistence doing their own jobs.
But some iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus users on internet forums are finding out what kind of job each manufacturer has done with the A9 processors in each of them something of a quality [...]