Apple getting its A7 chip from Samsung

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Apple getting its A7 chip from Samsung

Editors’ note: This story was originally published on September 20, 2013 at 12:13 PM PDT. It has been updated throughout. (Credit: Apple )

Apple is getting its A7 processor from Samsung, as expected.

By “decapping” the A7, Chipworks has verified that the A7 is manufactured by Samsung.

“Internal shots revealed the A7 to be made by Samsung,” said iFixit, which has been working hand in hand with Chipworks to tear down the iPhone 5S.

There had been some speculation that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) would make the chip, but that likely won’t happen until Apple ‘s A8, or whatever comes next.

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Apple getting its A7 chip from Samsung


Apple getting its A7 chip from Samsung

 

Apple getting its A7 chip from Samsung

 

Apple getting its A7 chip from Samsung

 

Apple getting its A7 chip from Samsung

 

Apple getting its A7 chip from Samsung

Apple getting its A7 chip from Samsung

Apple getting its A7 chip from Samsung

Apple getting its A7 chip from Samsung

Apple getting its A7 chip from Samsung

Apple getting its A7 chip from Samsung

Apple getting its A7 chip from Samsung

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