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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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