Global smartphone chipset shipment declined 5% YoY in Q1 2022: Counterpoint

According to Counterpoint’s Foundry and Chipset Tracker, global smartphone chipset (SoC/AP+Baseband) shipments fell 5% YoY in Q1 2022 due to seasonality, reduced demand in China following lockdowns, and excess shipping from several chipset makers in Q4 2021.

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TSMC N2 2nm process tech in 2025; five 3nm process technologies announced

At the TSMC North America Technology Symposium, the company showcased its advanced logic, speciality, and 3D IC technologies as well as N2 process powered by nanosheet transistors and the unique FINFLEX technology for the N3 and N3E processes. Continue reading “TSMC N2 2nm process tech in 2025; five 3nm process technologies announced”

TSMC said to begin 3nm chip production for Apple and Intel in Q4 2022

TSMC is looking to begin commercial production of chips built on its 3nm process in  Q4 quarter of 2022, according to the latest report from DigiTimes. The report adds that the initial capacity will be equally shared by Apple and Intel. Continue reading “TSMC said to begin 3nm chip production for Apple and Intel in Q4 2022”

Apple reportedly secures contract for TSMC’s 3nm chips; Could be used in M-series chips in 2022

Global chip manufacturer TSMC has reportedly secured their first contract for their upcoming 3nm chip process, and the first customer is none other than Apple. The company has been contracted to manufacture Apple’s future M series SoCs that will power the Macbooks and iPads in the future.

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