TSMC starts manufacturing A13 chips for 2019 iPhones

Apple manufacturer, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, has started production of a new chip for Apple’s 2019 iPhones launching later this year, reports Bloomberg, quoting unnamed “people familiar with the matter.”

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The processor, dubbed A13, went into early test production in April and mass-production is planned for as early as this month, the article adds. TSMC has developed a 5-nanometer design infrastructure that could be used to design future A-series chips and other processors. 

Of course, processor upgrades almost always give us better performance and efficiency. Expect the 2019 iPhones to be unveiled in September or October.