Slim chance of Apple-Intel chip deal anytime soon, analysts say
Apple has talked to Intel in an effort to have the semiconductor company manufacture its chips for future mobile devices, according to a report today.Currently, Apple has a contract with archrival and legal adversary Samsung to produce its mobile processors, including the Apple A6 CPU found in the iPhone 5 and the A6X that runs the iPad 4. Just as much as Apple needs to ditch Samsung, this shift in system-on-a-chip manufacturers would also benefit Intel.Although Intel is the world's largest and highest valued semiconductor company, it's only now making a name for itself in the growing mobile processor market with smartphone manufacturers like ZTE.The intel on Intel says no deal just yetApple and Intel have discussed system-on-a-chip manufacturing in the past year, according to a source who talked to Reuters, but no agreement has been reached.That means Samsung might still be in charge of making a potential Apple A7 processor that could be announced alongside the rumored redesigned iPad 5.For its part, an Inte
Intel making processors for Apple's iPhone and iPad makes for good headlines, but it's not going to happen anytime soon, say analysts. [Read more]
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The companies have reportedly been in discussions for the past year, but so far, haven't come to an agreement. [Read more]
Thu 7 Mar 13 from CNET
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Apple has talked to Intel in an effort to have the semiconductor company manufacture its chips for future mobile devices, according to a report today.Currently, Apple has a contract with archrival ...
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