TSMC’s Chip Revenue From Apple Predicted to Grow Nearly 25% in 2022 as Apple Silicon Transition Nears Completion

Chip supplier TSMC’s Apple business is predicted to grow almost 25 percent this year as the transition to Apple silicon nears completion and the two companies grow closer ties, DigiTimes reports. Apple is said to be expecting shipments of chips for new iPhones and other devices from TSMC in the first half of June, according … Read more

Apple Chip Supplier Preparing to Begin Production of 2nm Chips as Early as 2025

Apple could adopt the 2nm process for its iPhone and Mac chips as early as 2025 as the company’s main chip supplier, TSMC, has set in motion a plan to produce that process in the early parts of that year, DigiTimes reports. All of Apple’s latest chips feature the 5nm process, including the A15 Bionic … Read more

Samsung and Oppo Seek to Rival iPhone A-Series Chips With Custom Designs and TSMC Fabrication

Samsung and Oppo are planning to transition to custom silicon chips to rival Apple’s A-series chips in the iPhone, according to recent reports. Earlier this year, Chinese smartphone brand Oppo launched its first custom silicon chip, the MariSilicon X image processor, in the Find X5. Now, the company’s chip design team is developing an application … Read more

Demand for Smartphones is Slowing, Says Apple Supplier TSMC

Demand for consumer electronics like smartphones and PCs is slowing due to continued geopolitical uncertainties and new COVID-related lockdowns in China, according to TSMC Chairman Mark Liu. TSMC, or Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, is one of Apple’s main suppliers, responsible for the A-series and M-series chips that go in Apple devices. Liu’s comments were delivered … Read more