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After TSMC affair Apple might return to Samsung in 2015

15 July, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
After TSMC affair Apple might return to Samsung in 2015 - read the full textApple and Samsung are having very public fights in courts around the globe, but the two companies were working quite well together with Samsung supplying components for Apple's gadgets. Inevitably, the legal spats lead to talk that Apple will be moving on to TSMC for its next chip...

 

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> In reply to i know you love it @ 2013-07-16 21:42 from m@De - click to readAll except the one and only different one.

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  • 2013-07-17 00:04
  • 4QSR

> In reply to iamjozef89 @ 2013-07-16 11:24 from v0qZ - click to readNo. They just use others

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  • 2013-07-17 00:03
  • 4QSR

> In reply to bruce-wayne @ 2013-07-16 11:31 from 7qyX - click to readBecause they were not the first to do it. That is my whole point about the misconceptions and what the general public believes as compared to the truth

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  • 2013-07-17 00:02
  • 4QSR

> In reply to ... @ 2013-07-16 12:02 from v0qT - click to readBecause that is apple for you

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  • 2013-07-17 00:01
  • 4QSR

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-07-16 18:45 from 5K}C - click to readActually know they make like $10 per Iphone or per part in Iphone

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  • 2013-07-17 00:00
  • 4QSR

> In reply to iamjozef89 @ 2013-07-16 11:24 from v0qZ - click to readrebranded slightly modified samsung chip

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  • 2013-07-16 21:50
  • m@De

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-07-16 10:11 from 4QSR - click to reada redesigned samsung chip...

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  • 2013-07-16 21:42
  • m@De

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-07-16 16:04 from njMc - click to readi don't think they worry too much about it being the biggest manufacturer of phones and supplying parts to many competitors $$$$

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  • 2013-07-16 21:34
  • m@De

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-07-16 18:45 from 5K}C - click to readAll your assumptions are bullshit, iPhone production costs around 200 $, Galaxy S4 production costs around 230 $ everything else is profit, Samsung might make a max of 50 $ profit from an iPhone and 500 $ profit from selling a Galaxy phone.

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  • 2013-07-16 18:57
  • njMc

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-07-16 16:04 from njMc - click to readActually, it was reported a year or 2 ago that Samsung actually made more money per iPhone sold than per Galaxy S and S2 phones sold. Samsung provides the SoC and also the flash memory on iPhones. The reason is because selling chips is a high margin business and selling electronics is a low margin business. Samsung's advantage as a vertically integrated business (i.e. they make the chips all the way to the end product) yields them technology advantages, but vertical integration means they also have to absorb losses and inefficiencies at certain levels (i.e. pretend their phone packaging department is a money drain).

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  • 2013-07-16 18:45
  • 5K}C

Samsung didn't thinked it right they might make like 10 $ from every chip sold to Apple but what they miss from the picture is that every iPhone sold means one less Galaxy phone sold. How could they not see it ?

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  • 2013-07-16 16:04
  • njMc

> In reply to don @ 2013-07-16 12:32 from th90 - click to readWith high price and crap symbian .cheating nokia crap.

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  • 2013-07-16 14:19
  • t1$E

> In reply to don @ 2013-07-16 12:32 from th90 - click to readactually they were resistive..and everyone knows they were never taken better than phones with keypads...until iphone introduced capacitive touchscreens...

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  • 2013-07-16 13:11
  • 7qF2

> In reply to bruce-wayne @ 2013-07-16 11:31 from 7qyX - click to readnokia brought us the very first touchscreen phone..checks nokia's previous old models right at this site

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  • 2013-07-16 12:32
  • th90

> In reply to ... @ 2013-07-16 12:02 from v0qT - click to readbecause it had to pay for them..but samsung did use thier patents without paying..that common sense...

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  • 2013-07-16 12:07
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-07-16 10:15 from 4QSR - click to readSo iPhone is a hybrid? And yet then why do Apple keep suing everyone?

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  • 2013-07-16 12:02
  • v0qT

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-07-16 02:12 from 4QSR - click to readyes nokia,sony,samsung and motorola were going good without touchscreens.....it was iphone which brought the touchscreen phones into limelight.....i dont how is that jumping onto the bandwagon if apple was the first one to do it....

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  • 2013-07-16 11:31
  • 7qyX

> In reply to techworm @ 2013-07-16 06:37 from 6iRh - click to readstealing ideas is not bad in business,but getting caught is....i believe you are wise enough to know the difference......

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  • 2013-07-16 11:26
  • 7qyX

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