Monday, 15 October 2012

Samsung to stop making A6 chips for apple

Samsung's multibillion dollar component supplier partnership with Apple is beginning to unravel, according to a South Korea-based report, which quotes a Samsung official.
Though Samsung makes Apple's newest A6 chip used in the iphone 5 the relationship between the two companies has changed substantially, according to a report in Korea Times.
"Apple...has made it clear it will no longer use its rival's technology, according to a senior Samsung official," the report said.Samsung official speaking about the A6 chip. "Apple did all the design and we are just producing the chips on a foundry basis."."It appears that Samsung is losing its multibillion dollar partnership as Apple has been its biggest parts client," said Park Hyun, a senior analyst at Tongyang Securities, who is quoted in the story. 

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