News & Reviews: semiconductor
Dec 29, 2022
According to 9to5Mac, the Apple A17 Bionic chip for iPhone 15 series may focus more on battery life rather than processing power improvement. The information comes from a statement made by TSMC's chairman when asked about the company's 3nm chips.
Dec 26, 2022
TSMC's 3nm chips will soon enter commercial production this week. As the primary customer of the semiconductor manufacturer, Apple could first use the 3nm chips for upcoming M2 Pro chips that are expected to power the updated MacBook Pro and Mac mini models.
Sep 14, 2022
Apple may become the first tech company to use Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.’s (TSMC) latest 3nm chipmaking technology. In fact, Apple’s iPhones and Macs may use TSMC-produced 3nm chips as early as next year.
May 23, 2022
MediaTek has come back with two mid-range chips, Dimensity 1050 and Dimensity 930. The semiconductor company accounted for almost 50% of the market share of Android devices last year, and it seems like it's aiming to get higher than that by being more active in making new chips in 2022.
May 18, 2022
If you don't know who is Foxconn, this company from Taiwan is responsible for assembling your iPhone for Apple. Now, it seems that there are plans for Foxconn to build up a chip production facility with a local partner here in Malaysia.
Apr 15, 2022
TSMC will reportedly enter mass production for the next-generation 3nm process in the second half of 2022. According to the source, the semiconductor manufacturer is on track to supply Apple with its latest technology in 2023.
Feb 21, 2022
MediaTek is taking a huge leap for its upcoming mid-range products. According to the latest information, the semiconductor company is gearing to launch a new G-series chipset by mid-2022. The new mid-range offering will be the successor of last year's Helio G96, which is a dated 12nm chip.
Jan 27, 2022
If you were hoping for prices to fall this year, you might be disappointed. The pandemic has caused shortages across the globe, most as a result of the lower production of semiconductor chipsets. This situation is unlikely to change in 2022, at least not until later this year.
Dec 16, 2021
After launching the flagship 4nm Dimensity 9000 chip, MediaTek still hasn't finished its job as it has a mid-range chip pending. According to well-known tipster Digital Chat Station, the semiconductor manufacturer could soon launch the 5nm Dimesnity 8000 to power next year's mid-range devices.
Nov 24, 2021
TSMC's favourite customer is undoubtedly Apple, as most of its sales belong to the Cupertino-based company. Therefore, the semiconductor manufacturer would leave the best to the tech giant, and it might have made someone jealous. According to a recent report, AMD is considering switching to Samsung for its 3nm products due to the TSMC's special treatment for Apple.