Apple Builds A7 Processor Using Samsung’s Component!

Posted: Sep 21 2013, 2:31pm CDT | by , in News
Updated: Sep 21 2013, 2:34pm CDT


Apple Builds A7 Processor Using Samsung’s Component!
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Apple has been reportedly found building its A7 processor using the component of its fiercest smartphone rival

In the recent years, it has been seen that there is an intense competition between Apple and Samsung in grabbing the huge market of smartphones. But it seems that despite the intense competition, both of the companies require each other to innovate their products as a report states that Apple has used the component of Samsung to build its A7 processor inside the iPhone 5S.   

Apple Balla states that the inspection has been done by Chipworks in collaboration with iFixit. They break the device apart and examine every piece thoroughly. They are amazed to discover that the tech giant has used the component of its fiercest rival in order to build the A7 processor.

Chipworks reports that Samsung’s 28 NM Hi K metal gate (HKMG) has been found on the Apple’s A7 chip. Similar process was also detected in Samsung Exynos Application processor used in the Galaxy S IV.

It is really surprising to find that Apple is building its devices using the component of Samsung which is one of its major competitors. The tech giant has been really successful to prove a quote: “It’s all about business”!

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/25" rel="author">Ehsanul Haque Kanan</a>
Ehsanul Haque Kanan is covering consumer electronics with passion. He is especially an avid follower of all things Apple.




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