Apple Reduces Memory Chip Orders From Samsung for New iPhone

Posted September 7, 2012 at 4:01pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 7263 views

Apple has reportedly reduced its dependency on Samsung for memory chips that will be used in the iPhone 5, according to Reuters.

Apple has been cutting back its orders from Samsung as it seeks to diversify its memory chip supply lines, although the South Korean firm remains on the list of initial suppliers for the new iPhone, the source told Reuters. The person declined to be named because the negotiations are confidential.

The Korea Economic Daily has also reported that Apple dropped Samsung from the list of memory chip suppliers for the first batch of their new smartphone. Instead the company is reportedly using Toshiba, Elpida, and SK Hynix.

"Samsung is still on the list of initial memory chip suppliers (for new iPhones). But Apple orders have been trending down and Samsung is making up for the reduced order from others, notably Samsung's handset business," the Reuters source said.

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Justabrake - September 7, 2012 at 5:25pm
Like the old saying is>Can't have all your eggs in one basket business is business
The End - September 7, 2012 at 4:31pm
Why did Apple even trust these thieves in first place? Toshiba is good company. Thats what they get from stealing from hard working innovators .Stop giving them their business.Can you imagine how much they make from Apple?Now they fucked it up. Apple should terminate all the relationship btw Apple and Samsung.
Samsung=Shiite - September 7, 2012 at 4:10pm
The beginning of the end for fagsung
AbsolutoCaos - September 7, 2012 at 5:12pm
You must be dense to think that Samsung needs apple. Remember that Samsung makes many of their components wile apple needs others to get the lcd's, memory, processors and many of the technologies in the software and in the way hardware works... LTE comes to mind. I fix computers and cell phones, I deal everyday with many different devices and I tell you, LG and Samsung are the best handsets around. I get sick of dealing with the basic iPhones always looking the same (if not JB obviously) wile others are always looking different and nice to deal with. More, I'm typing all this shit talk on an iPad just for the test, waiting to return it to the costumer, wile Im getting movies on my tab 10.1 using uTorrent. Please fans of whatever brand you like, be happy, just that. You don't get a prize just by wiping apples ass (neither Samsung for the matter)
Samsung=Shiite - September 8, 2012 at 7:18am
And your so blind that most fagsungs don't look the same ? You need to stop whacking off over Korean Porn...
WTFxCROWEx - September 9, 2012 at 2:58am
Um LG probly makes the worst phones ever. All they do is break. I've owned every LG smartphone they've made and they are garbage. Everytime I call LG they send me a new one and it breaks.
Kr00 - September 11, 2012 at 8:34am
Considering that Apple WERE Samsucks biggest single customer, the only density I can see is between the ears of Samsuck, and yourself. Apple don't need samsuck, but I'm sure samsuck will miss the billions it receives from Apple, and now the billion dollars it owes them. Pretty dumb if you ask me. Doing this to your biggest paying customer is not a smart move. Apple moves on, samsuck gets caught out again. But expecting morals from crooks, why is nobody surprised.
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