Frankly, if you are Samsung, why wouldn’t you raise Apple’s prices? A price increase could be simply a bargaining chip in an attempt to reach a settlement, or it could be Samsung’s way of recouping the billion-plus dollars it is obligated to pay Apple.
Apple and Samsung have many beefs with each other. But for now, it appears, Samsung is still manufacturing the A6 processor inside Apple’s flagship iPhone 5.
Anandtech delves inside the Apple A6 chip in the iPhone 5
Apple’s new A6 processor is hitting the iPhone 5, but the older A5X is going into the new iPod Touch. Which processor is better for gaming?
Win some, lose some.
Just a few days after winning its epic patent battle against Samsung (for now), Apple failed to acquire exclusive access to Taiwan Semiconductor’s chip fabrication plants. Which means that Samsung is still a major — if not the major — supplier of components for Apple’s iPhone and iPad.
Apple has tapped Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) to build its next-generation A6 chip, which has just begun trial production, Taiwan Economic News reports.
Apple might have dropped Samsung, which developed the company’s current system-on-a-chip processor, as its chip manufacturer in favor of the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), according to a report by Ars Technica.