Next year's Apple devices won't be getting 3nm chips, iPhone 14 included

02 November 2021
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There is no 3nm Chips..!

don't care what nm chip they use, just hope they get rid of the big fatt notch

3nm wasn't even soppused to be in 2022 if I'm right. Already trimming 1nm doesn't make much difference. But for example the jump to 7nm to 5nm was just fine only.

AnonF-1013367, 03 Nov 2021You need to think about the frame material too, stainless s... moreThat's a good observation.
But I have encountered almost no phone which surround frame heats up noticeably. It's mostly the glass back and Display where heat dissipates.

Anonymous, 03 Nov 2021not that simple, chips must be ready few months ahead produ... more2022(Q4) production is for mass production-delivery. The production line should be ready Q3 next year.
3nm is already possible. In fact it was possible couple of years back.
It's not just ready to mass produce.

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As long as Apple delivers the same design in these renders I don't care about 3nm or whatever

  • AnonF-1013367

X User, 03 Nov 2021I am actually doing that to my iPhone 12. If not I cannot p... moreYou need to think about the frame material too, stainless steel dissipates heat 15x slower then aluminum.

  • Anonymous

"Next year's Apple devices won't be getting 3nm chips, iPhone 14 included"

Iphone 14 included???? It would only be iphone 14....

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X User, 03 Nov 2021I am actually doing that to my iPhone 12. If not I cannot p... moreBecause numbers sell. Like how gamers buy laptops for specs and then either shut up or keep quiet about throttling. But hey, at least the can game without burning the house down, right?

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TECH--BEAST, 02 Nov 2021Why not 4nm?? Just like competitorsbecause competitor can betching about "apple always late"

Anonymous, 03 Nov 2021bro what relation usb-port with storage speed ? pro camera... moreThat's the only con he can associate with flagships like Mi 11 Ultra.
He keeps repeating it in every thread as an attempt to put down Chinese flagships (mi 11 Ultra in this case).

Honestly it's not even a problem. Connecting to TV through cable for desktop mode is a very niche scenario. The wired transfer speeds.. although slower compared to other flagships, aren't really a deal breaker considering they are fast enough to transfer a couple of gigabytes under a minute.

Anonymous, 02 Nov 2021True but the smartphone company market them as zoom lens. N... moreCan you explain the relationship between storage speed and port speed?

  • X User

Hi, 02 Nov 2021We need to attach a cooling bank to the back of our phone ... moreI am actually doing that to my iPhone 12. If not I cannot play Genshin Impact at 60 FPS. It will start throttling very quick. Even 3nm technology won't help as there is no proper cooling system in place. End of the day, will still need to externally cool down the iPhone.

I am not complaining, but just stating facts. iPhone processors are fast enough to handle the processing, but the cooling is neglected altogether.

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Yes silicone at 3nm is too rubbery

Anonymous, 02 Nov 2021Optical zoom is variable. If it is not variable, it is no... moreHe's talking about surprise, that means something new by apple. Variable zoom is possible in smartphone, oppo is researching it

https://m.gsmarena.com/oppo_unveils_85200mm_continuous_optical_zoom_periscope_5axis_ois-news-50584.php

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Anonymous, 02 Nov 2021True but the smartphone company market them as zoom lens. N... morebro what relation usb-port with storage speed ?
pro camera use sd/cf/uhs high speed, and most smartphone use NVMe/ufs.3.1 storage (except low-tier phones)

why u want to transfer-in-fly with usb port ?

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P C M, 02 Nov 20213nm wasnt supposed to happent this year.. I don't un... morenot that simple, chips must be ready few months ahead production/asembly start

2022 schedule if delayed few months will still cause issue in production schedule
then chips yield rate also matter, low yield rate wont work, because it wont catching up with the order

Kuzmanow, 02 Nov 2021Now did you remember the article❓ ~ 2 months ago TSMS repor... more3nm wasnt supposed to happent this year..
I don't understand this article saying iPhone 14 won't have 3nm.
Actually it never meant to have the 3nm in the first place. 3nm was always scheduled for 2022.

Now did you remember the article❓ ~ 2 months ago TSMS reported that there is a problem with 3nm. At the earliest in the middle of 2023, IF (❗) no new difficulties arise ... 🤓.

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Anonymous, 02 Nov 20213nm isn't going to make much of a difference differenc... moreWe need to attach a cooling bank to the back of our phone lol. As phones are getting more powerful and heat, they don't have enough space to put in a more powerful cooling inside.