News & Reviews: tsmc
Sep 06, 2021
It's almost time for the next-gen flagship war with the chip makers preparing their 4nm offerings for the smartphone companies. According to a Chinese tipster from Weibo, the upcoming MediaTek Dimensity 2000 will be based on TSMC's 4nm process, which might give it a chance to rival other powerful contenders.
Aug 30, 2021
Not long ago, we saw the news report saying that the upcoming iPhone 13 will be more expensive due to TSMC raising its chip prices amid supply shortages. Now, it looks like the chip shortage that has happened since early in the pandemic would continue to haunt affected businesses until 2023.
Aug 27, 2021
Unfortunately, the upcoming Apple iPhone 13 models are likely to be more expensive compared to the previous generation. Recently, TSMC has notified its customer that it will impose a 20% increase on the price of all technological processes. Since Apple is one of the semiconductor manufacturer's primary customers, it's no doubt that the tech giant would be affected.
Jul 05, 2021
Last week, Qualcomm officially announced a new Snapdragon 888 Plus chipset but it seems that a successor could already be in the works. There isn't much information but sources report that there is a blueprint on the manufacturing process already for the Snapdragon 895 and 895+ chipset.
May 26, 2021
Last month, it was reported that Apple will be launching the iPhone 13 on time this year. The company is expected to start the mass production of the A15 chips in May so that it could bring the new iPhones to the market in the usual September. Today, the latest report has arrived claiming that TSMC is already on it.
Apr 15, 2021
Earlier this month, it was reported that the chip shortage is likely to increase the price of upcoming smartphones. It appears that not only the smartphone industry is affected by it, other sectors including automobile, gaming console, laptop, and more are also facing the same problem. According to a new report, the shortage is expected to continue through 2022.
Mar 31, 2021
Based on a report by tweaktown.com, it seems that there was a rumour going around that TSMC could increase the price per wafer by up to 25% in the near future. With that being said, it could potentially affect the prices of products equipped with TSMC-made chips by up to 25% as well.
Mar 09, 2021
It was reported that TSMC's 3nm process will be entering mass production next year and Apple is the first to contract with the manufacturer for the technology. Now, a source is claiming that TSMC will also be working with Apple to develop the 2nm process.
Mar 01, 2021
Earlier, it was reported that Apple was the first to contract with TSMC for the manufacturer's 3nm process. Now, the story continues as TSMC is expected to put their 3nm process into mass production in 2022. Other than that, the semiconductor supplier is also planning to scale up its 5nm process manufacturing capacity to match the demand from its major customers.
Jan 25, 2021
Earlier, MediaTek has unveiled two of its 6nm-based chipsets that are the Dimesity 1200 and 1100. Now, it's time for the manufacturer to announce its mid-range chipsets for this year. According to a source, there will be two new 5G mid-range chipsets coming and they might be based on an older 10 or 12mm process.