[ gsmarena.com ] Apple places order for A11 chips for the iPhone 8

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Apple places order for A11 chips for the iPhone 8

TSMC has begun producing 10nm process chipsets for Apple’s next-gen iPhone series. Sources reveal that this deal is just one of many the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company secured – it will also produce 10nm SoCs for MediaTek and Huawei’s in-house chipset company HiSilicon.

The A11 chipset will be the first based on the 10nm FinFET process that Apple will implement in its next flagship smartphones. Production was affected by issues with stacking components, but since they have been solved, TSMC got the green light for producing the new SoC.

Another client of TSMC, MediaTek,…