iPhone 6 rumors: Apple reportedly assigns entire production of A8 chips to TSMC

It appears that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) is set to be the next factory to deal with the production of Apple’s A8 processors in 2014, according TechNews Taiwan [via G 4 Games].

The production was initially divided, with TSMC required to provide 70 % of the production, while Samsung would have been responsible for 30 %.

The Korean company reportedly did not succeed to meet Apple’s demands for the 20 nm manufacturing process.

The report adds that TSMC has already started production of next-generation processor.

The site also writes that Cupertino could begin production of A9 with TSMC’s16 nm process and then rely on Samsung’s 14 nm process when they could meet demand.