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Topic: A6X

TSMC contracted to build A6X chips for Apple this quarter, pushing out Samsung

01/02/2013, 07:01 am

After years of rumors, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. is said to finally begin trial production of A6X chips for Apple's fourth-generation iPad this quarter, further marginalizing Samsung's role in Apple's supply chain.


Mysterious 'Project Azalea' believed to be codename for Apple's US-based chip production partner

12/19/2012, 08:12 am

New York, California, Texas and Oregon are all said to be competing to become home to a major semiconductor manufacturer said to have ties with Apple and production of chips for devices like the iPhone and iPad.


Samsung denies rumors of price increase for Apple chip production - report

11/14/2012, 01:11 pm

Contradicting reports out of the Far East are divided on whether Samsung has actually chosen to increase the price of mobile processors for Apple.


Samsung chip price hike would affect Apple's margins by 1-2% points

11/14/2012, 08:11 am

If Samsung does in fact increase the price of building mobile processors for Apple, the change is expected to reduce the company's overall margins by as much as 2 percentage points.


Samsung reportedly hits Apple with 20% price increase for iPhone, iPad chips

11/12/2012, 08:11 am

Samsung has allegedly increased the price of its mobile processors by 20 percent for just one company: Apple.


A6X chip in Apple's new iPad has quad-core PowerVR SGX 554 GPU

11/02/2012, 04:11 pm

The performance of Apple's fourth-generation iPad has received a significant boost thanks to the PowerVR SGX 554 graphics processor hidden inside its new A6X chip.