Samsung Electronics To Manufacture A9 Chips For Next iPhone
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. (KRX:005930) will manufacture the A9 processor chip for Apple Inc.’s next iPhone model, according to a report released early Friday. With this deal, Samsung has regained its prime customer previously lost to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.
The production will begin at Samsung’s Giheung plant in South Korea, people associated with the matter said on the condition of anonymity as the contract hasn’t been made public. Extra orders will go to Samsung’s partner Globalfoundries Inc., another person revealed about the arrangement.