According to a recent report, Samsung has started production of the Apple A9 processor for next years iPhone 7 or iPhone 6S, we previously heard that Samsung would be making the processor for Apple.
The news comes in a report from the Korean ETNews, who has said that Samsung has started production of the Apple A9 processor at a plant in Austin in the US, and the processor is being constructed using 14nm FinFET technology.
Samsung can also produce the Apple A9 processor for the iPhone 7 or iPhone 6S at their plant in Giheung, Korea, but production has only started in the US at the moment.
The Austin plant began official production first at Apple’s request, and industry insiders said it is a move to produce the chip in the US, not Korea. They guessed that the Austin plant was chosen because of the next-generation chip’s problems with performance security and supply.
We have heard a number of rumors about the new iPhone 7 or iPhone 6S, the handset is said to come with a sapphire display, although whether these displays will be ready for the launch of the device remains to be seen.
We have also heard rumors that the new iPhone 7 will get a massive camera update, and the camera will apparently come with a two lens system that could produce DSLR quality images.
The iPhone 7 is not expected to launch until around September or October of 2015, as soon as we get some more details about the handset, we will let you guys know. Have a look at our handy guide on how to improve your iPhone battery life.