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SoC stands for ‘system on a chip’ or ‘system on chip’ which is a way to describe that a complete electronic system (like a computer) has been integrated on a single chip that includes processors, co-processors, memory, and all the associated data buses. To qualify as an SoC, all the sub-components must be cut from the same silicon die. To learn more about SoC, read SoC: The Force That Rules All Smartphones and Tablets


TSMC Could Be The Exclusive Manufacturer Of Apple’s A12 Chipset

01/07/2018, For a while Apple has relied on Samsung to produce their A-series of chipsets that have been found in the iPhones and iPads, but in recent years Apple has also turned to other companies such as TSMC, who last we heard was the exclusive supplier for the...

Alleged List Of Snapdragon 845-Powered Devices Leaked

12/28/2017, By now it’s safe to assume that the majority of flagship smartphones we will be seeing in 2018 will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845, but in case you wanted an actual list of such devices, a list posted onto Weibo (via GSMArena) has revealed...


Samsung Teases Flagship Exynos Announcement For January 2018

12/28/2017, For the most part what Samsung has been doing over the years is offer its flagship handset in two variants: one made using Qualcomm’s chipset, and the other made using Samsung’s own chipset (both destined for different markets). It is largely expected...

Google Reportedly Hires More Of Apple’s Chip Engineers

12/24/2017, So far Google has relied on outside help for its Nexus and Pixel phones, where they typically outsource the creation of the handsets and components to various companies like Samsung, HTC, Huawei, LG, and so on, who in turn rely on hardware components from...

TSMC Could Start Producing Qualcomm’s Chipsets In 2018

12/22/2017, At the moment there are probably only a handful of companies in the world that have the facilities and processes necessary to manufacture the chipsets that are found in smartphones today. This includes the likes of Samsung and TSMC, both of whom have...

Chromebook Powered By Snapdragon 845 Could Be In The Works

12/21/2017, Recently the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset was officially announced at an event in Hawaii. It is safe to assume that the chipset is expected to find its way into many a flagship smartphone in 2018, like the LG G7 and Samsung Galaxy S9, but it seems that...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845: Everything You Need To Know

12/06/2017, Like clockwork, Qualcomm has announced its Snapdragon 845 system on chip (SoC) and high-end Snapdragon platform which will power numerous high-end smartphones and possibly always-connected laptops throughout 2018. As always, a major architecture change...

LG Could Be Attempting To Make Its Own Chipsets Again

10/04/2017, When it comes to mobile chipsets, it’s safe to say that Qualcomm has the market cornered. However this hasn’t stopped other companies from trying to make their own, like what Apple, Samsung, and Huawei have done. In fact a while ago, LG also attempted...

Apple’s A11 Bionic Chipset Was 3 Years In The Making

09/15/2017, With the launch of the new iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus handsets, Apple introduced a new chipset in the form of the A11 Bionic. This chipset represents a first for Apple in the sense that it is the first A-series chipset to sport six cores, but it is...

Apple’s A11 Fusion Chipset Will Apparently Sport 6 Cores

09/10/2017, When Apple launched the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus last year, they also introduced a brand new chipset in the form of the A10 Fusion which is Apple’s first quad-core chipset to debut in an iPhone. Prior to that Apple’s chipsets have typically been of the...

Intel Accuses Qualcomm Of Trying To Kill The Competition

07/23/2017, Apple and Qualcomm are currently engaged in a rather bitter lawsuit, but it seems that Apple won’t be fighting this battle alone as recently some pretty major tech companies have thrown their support behind the Cupertino company, claiming that...

TSMC Could Be The Sole Supplier Of Apple’s 2018 A-Series Chips

07/20/2017, A recent report out of Korea has suggested that in 2018, Samsung could be brought back into the fold by Apple as being one of their suppliers for their 2018 A-series chipsets that will be used in the iPhone 9 (or whatever it will be called). This means...