Before the formal presentation of the smartphone iPhone 7 less than a month. In anticipation of the event on microblogging site Weibo lit up picture of a single Apple platform A10, which will serve as the basis for a future flagship.
According to reports, Apple’s A10 processor is a proprietary Apple and is manufactured at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC). Future smartphones and tablets “Apple” brand will be equipped with the only chip production to the Taiwanese company, and the services of the Assembly shop Samsung Apple rumored to be completely abandoned.
TSMC has worked over the Apple A8 processor for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in 2014. A year later the manufacturer had to share with Samsung orders for Apple A9 chip for iPhone 6s. Some tests have shown that processors Taiwanese are less heated and provide greater autonomy for the iPhone and iPad.
In addition, experts say, Apple could refuse the services of Samsung for the reason of the superiority of the technological process InFO (Integrated Fan-Out), represented TSMC in the first half of last year.
Meanwhile, “spy” photos you can also see the chip flash memory that will be used in iPhone 7. Unfortunately, the image quality does not allow to read the processor markings.
In addition to the SoC-platform new generation the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will get an improved 12-megapixel camera, 3 GB of RAM. The announcement of new products expected in early September.