According to a recent report, Samsung will supply Apple with NAND flash chips for the new iPhone 8, Apple has apparently added Samsung into its supply chain for the chips due to other suppliers not being able to supply enough chips.
Both Toshiba and SK Hynix, who are suppliers of NAND flash chips to Apple, have had lower than expected yields.
Apple has turned to Samsung for more NAND chip supplies for its upcoming phones, since Samsung has relatively stable yield rates for 3D NAND technology and has scaled up its output of 3D NAND chips, the sources indicated.
Apple’s iPhone 8 is expected to launch in September and the handset will come with a complete new design and also new hardware.
The iPhone 8 is rumored to come with an OLED display and will feature a new Apple A11 processor, the handset will also come with iOS 11.
The design of the new iPhone will include an edge to edge display and a glass front and back which will be combines with a stainless steel chassis.
We are expecting the new iPhone 8 to launch in September along with two other iPhone which are rumored to be called the iPhone 7S and 7S Plus. These two new handsets will also get a new design and new hardware over the existing handsets.