May 26, 2019
tsmc begins mass production of 7nm process for a13 kirin 985 chipsets
TSMC has officially announced the beginning of mass production of its second-generation 7nm+ process. This is the first time the Taiwanese company is implementing EUV lithography, making a step towards being the main competitor of Intel and Samsung.
According to reports from China, the company will continue supplying Huawei and the new process will be for the upcoming Kirin 985 chipset in the Mate 30. It will also be part of the Apple A13 SoC, expected to appear in the 2019 iPhones.
TSMC has already made it clear that it will keep supplying Huawei with SoC, despite the trade…