Mass production of A14X chips for Mac and iPad as soon as the fourth quarter of this year
02
Sep 2020

Kirsten Thomas

Mass production of A14X chips for Mac and iPad as soon as the fourth quarter of this year

According to a report from the China Times News Network yesterday , industry sources claim that Apple's custom chip A14X will be put into mass production in the fourth quarter of this year, and will use TSMC's 5nm process. In addition, they pointed out that in addition to the processor chip, Apple will also launch a self-developed GPU, which will be used in iMac products in the second half of next year.

In fact, it’s not too surprising that Apple’s custom chips will be put into mass production in the fourth quarter of this year. After all, when Apple announced that Macs will use Apple chips, they said that the first computers using this chip will be launched this year. Before the end.

According to reports, the A14X processor is code-named Tonga, which will be able to use its lower power consumption to improve the battery life of the new MacBook, and the processor will also be used in new iPad Pro products.

In addition, news revealed that Apple’s self-developed GPU is progressing quite smoothly. Its development code is Lifuka, which also uses TSMC’s 5-nanometer process and is expected to be put into use in iMac.