Mass Production of A12 Chip for 2018 iPhone Begins
Production of A12 chips for Apple’s 2018 iPhone trio has already started at TSMC, and for this generation, the company will finally make the transition from the 10-nanometer design on the current models to 7-nanometer.
This new processor design will allow for substantial improvements in terms of performance, and at the same time, help Apple gain more space under the hood.
Cupertino has turned to several design changes in the last iPhone generations to use the space inside in a more effective manner and allow for the use of new technology, and the removal of the headphone jack is one of them.
Bloomberg also reports that Apple would launch three different iPhone models this year, including a more affordable configuration and a Plus-sized iPhone X with a 6.5-inch OLED panel. The low-cost iPhone would come with an LCD display likely to meas… (read more)