The Korean web site Korea Times has sources who talked more about the new iPhone. They claim that this device an A6-processor, a quad-core chip designed by Apple itself and produced by Samsung. This would also mean the end of the possible cooperation with TSMC, that this summer would have started the trial production of the A6-chip.
Korea Times wrote:
Apple has been in talks with Samsung to provide A6 quad-core chip, which will be used in the next iPhone. Apple now seems sure that Samsung is still an important business partner.
In June 2011, rumors circulated that is not Samsung, but Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the A6 processor will be produce . This rumor was subsequently supported by stories they have to test production had begun. This latest development speaks against this, however.The collaboration with Samsung is less obvious than before: a lot of running litigationbetween the two.