iPhone 6 and Samsung: Not Much in Common

iPhone 6 and Samsung: Not Much in Common

[CNet]

Apple's A6X chip is made by Samsung. But future Apple processors may be made elsewhere.
Apple’s A6X chip is made by Samsung. But future Apple processors may be made elsewhere.

What do the iPhone 6 and Samsung have in common? Not much, according to a report.

Samsung will not be making processors for Apple’s iPhone 6, so says the Korea Economic Daily in a report dated Wednesday.

To counter the “damage caused” by “Apple shunning Samsung” for the iPhone 6 processor, the Korean company is developing a processor with an integrated 3G/4G modem for low-cost phones to compete with Qualcomm and MediaTek, the report said.

Qualcomm is a leading supplier of processors with modems built directly onto the same slice of silicon as the processor.

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