Samsung To Supply A6 Processor For Next iPhone As Chairman Dispatches !
Here’s some interesting news, Today 9to5mac reported that Samsung will supply A6 processor for Apple’s next iPhone which could be iPhone 5, The claims is attributed to industry sources privy to the both companies’ plans, who told Korea Times Monday:
Apple has been in talks with Samsung over shipment of its A6 quad-core mobile processor (AP) chips to be used in the next iPhone. It appears that Apple clearly has concluded that Samsung remains a critical business partner. […] Samsung Electronics will apply its advanced 28-nanometer processing technology to produce qualified A6 mobile APs. TSMC will provide customized chips with designs from Apple, however, the volume will be very small.
The two companies may, however, could already be at work behind the scenes on a possible resolution because a Samsung spokesman told the paper that Samsung’s chief operating officer Lee Jae-yong (son of Samsung Electronics Chairman Lee Kun-hee and heir apparent to the group’s leadership) was planning on meeting Apple CEO Tim Cook following a private memorial serviceheld for Apple co-founder Steve Jobs yesterday at Stanford University.