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Apple plans to use latest chip tech by Taiwan's TSMC in iPhones, Macs - Nikkei

Apple plans to use latest chip tech by Taiwan's TSMC in iPhones, Macs - Nikkei

Reuters · 09/13/2022 23:41
Apple plans to use latest chip tech by Taiwan's TSMC in iPhones, Macs - Nikkei

- Apple Inc AAPL.O is planning to use an updated version of Taiwanese chipmaker TSMC's 2330.TW latest chip producing technology in iPhones and Macbooks year, the Nikkei Asia reported on Wednesday.

The A17 mobile processor, which is currently under development, will be mass-produced using TSMC's N3E chipmaking tech, expected to be available in the second half of year, the report said, citing people familiar with the matter. (https://s..com/3eMNG6i)

The A17 will be used in the premium entry in the iPhone lineup slated for release in 2023, it added.

The current iPhone model has an A15 processor chip and in the recent Apple launch event, the company said iPhone 14 Pro models will also have the same.

The chipmaker controls about 54% of the global market for contractually produced chips, supplying firms including Apple and Qualcomm Inc QCOM.O.

Apple and TSMC did immediately respond to Reuters requests for comment.



(Reporting by Maria Ponnezhath in Bengaluru; Editing by Rashmi Aich)

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