Apple turned to Samsung and TSMC asking to reduce prices on produce-chip companies A9 platform for the new generation iPhone. This writes the Taiwanese trade publication DigiTimes.
According to reports, Samsung went to the meeting and agreed to provide discounts on products, but TSMC denied Apple. What reasons prompted U.S. Corporation to request a reduction in the price of new single-chip platform, is unknown. But in the end Samsung can get most of the orders for SoC, and TSMC in turn is a specific part to lose.
Observers suggest that TSMC reason for the denial was not yet the best performance of new lines that manufacture semiconductor products for 16-nanometer norms. Samsung the debugged process better, and worked out on my own Exynos platforms.
Mass production of new mobile A9 chips began in July of this year. According to analysts, by the end of 2015, Apple will produce 80 million iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the announcement of which is scheduled for September. They will inherit from its predecessors, the design and size of the display, but will receive assistance Force Touch technology, providing the sensitivity, the A9 chip, 12-megapixel main camera capable of recording 4K video and 2 GB of RAM.
In addition to gold, Space Gray and silver colors Apple will offer the new iPhone in case color rose gold.