A brand new report emerged from a Chinese language media outlet saying that TSMC is able to take all of Apple’s 5G modem orders for its upcoming iPhone 14 sequence. This data contradicts an earlier report suggesting that TSMC will take solely a portion of the orders.
The 5G modem is rumored to be primarily based on TSMC’s 6nm node, which is a big enchancment over the Qualcomm modems utilized in at present’s iPhones. This could end in decreased energy consumption.
There’s additionally an inside intel a couple of energy administration chip being developed by Apple designed to optimize the modem. Different optimizations relating to the mmWave and radio frequency are additionally anticipated.
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