Samsung increases the Price of the Apple’s proccessors by 20 percent
So now the the cost of making iPhone and the iPad will be a little up. Samsung, the supplier of the Apple iPad and iPhone processors has pull up the price of its processors by 20 percent. And yes, the new price has started to run.
“Samsung Electronics recently asked Apple for a significant price raise in (the mobile processor known as) application processor,” the source said, according to MarketWatch.
The new price has already taken effect. Apple buys all application processors used in the iPhone and iPad from Samsung, totaling about 130 million units last year and more than 200 million units this year. Samsung has a long-term contract to supply the component to Apple until 2014 which actually Apple’s biggest suppliers.
According to source, Apple buys all application processors used in the iPhone and iPad from Samsung has hit 130 million units last year and more that 200 million units this year. Samsung has a long-term contract for the component supplies with Apple which is until 2014. And there’s also news that Apple is making its own processor. Hope this war don’t screw up the devices.
[via PC Mag]