Based on the news sources received by Korea Times, Samsung Electronics has entered a deal with mobilephone giants Apple and LG for supplying the much advanced memory chips which would be powering the future Apple iPhones and LG G4.
Rumors state that the deal is drawn for billions of dollars and would have Samsung supply half the amount of DRAM chips that Apple requires for its future line-up of iPhones. Reports also reveals that Apple might even as its chip manufacturer to speed up their manufacturing processes if required within the contract period which might last up to a year.
Based on the Korea Times news, the agreement would have Samsung providing 100% DRAM chips to LG for its LG G4 mobile which would be launched during the month of April. Also Samsung would offer half the memory chips for the upcoming iPhone of Apple which is tentatively called as iPhone 6S.
The deal was made a couple of months back when the chip maker triggered its LPDDR4 memory chips with 8 Gigabit and 20 nanometer which are considered to be highly efficient and has double the density than the LPDDR3 memory chips of 4 Gigabit that were produced earlier. According to news sources, Samsung would be offering all the memory chips required for LG’s flagship phone, LG G4 which would reach the market by this spring season.
Even though the partnership between Apple and Samsung is not new, both these companies have also locked horns for many years. Both these firms have now dropped their lawsuits against each other outside US recently. This agreement also indicates that the tech companies have improved their business relations in the recent times.
Even though iPhone 6S is not expected to reach us till September, we have seen a lot of news and rumors circulating around about this device on the internet. We have already seen much news that reported that Samsung would be responsible for the production of A9 chip production through the 14 nm process. Some reports even state that TSMC might supply the remaining chips for Apple’s iPhone7.