Bloomberg reports tight that Apple's manufacturing partner TSMC has begun producti of processors for the launch of iPhones later this year. The chip will probably be called A12 …
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The report explains that the A12 will use a 7-nanometer design faster, smaller and more efficient than the 10-nanometer chips that Apple is currently using. in the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X. The move to a 7-nanometer processor will improve performance, while increasing the efficiency and cservati of internal space.
The report quotes people familiar with the subject, Apple and TSMC declining
The processor, likely to be called the A12 chip, will use a 7-nanometer design that may be smaller, faster and more efficient than the 10-nanometer chips in today's Apple devices like the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X, people have said. They asked not to be identified discussing private plans. Apple and TSMC spokesperss declined to comment.
TSMC had already said in April that it had begun mass-producing 7-nanometer processors, but it did not say to whom the processors were intended. Apple and TSMC would try to take advantage of Qualcomm's 7-nanometer chips. Apple is currently engaged in a legal battle with Qualcomm.
TSMC chip producti for the 2018 iPhones seems to be schedule. Last year, the company also began mass producti of the A11 chip in May
Today 's report also reiterates that Apple will launch …