Samsung has received an order for processors to Apple Watch

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Taiwanese information portal DigiTimes said the name of the company that will produce processors for “smart” watches Apple Watch. Orders received longtime partner semiconductor Apple – Corporation Samsung Electronics.
According to the source, Samsung will be engaged in the production platform system-in-package (SiP) Apple S1, which, in addition to computing processor includes a NAND flash memory and DRAM, as well as some other support chips. Using multiple semiconductor chips in one system saves space inside the device and to achieve low power, says the Internet edition AppleInsider.

Apple S1 for “apple” smart clock will be made on 28-nm process technology. The volume of orders for Samsung measured 3-4 thousand. 12-inch wafers with chips per month. Processor package will provide the company Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE). Names of parts suppliers platform are not called.

According to DigiTimes, Apple Watch sales will begin in March 2015. Analysts have lowered the initial estimates for the supply of a wearable device to 10 million in 2015. The market experts with higher optimistic about the second generation of Apple Watch, in which the manufacturer can fix flaws of the first version and improve functionality.

It is also noted that in the orders for the production of processors for the updated Apple Watch compete with Samsung TSMC. The latter is a major supplier of chips for the most recent versions of smartphones and tablets Apple.

Samsung has received an order for processors to Apple Watch updated: January 12, 2015 author: John Malkovich