Now that Samsung and Apple have parted ways, the Korean electronics giant is looking to Chinese phone makers to bring their factories up to capacity again.
Since the iPhone launched, Samsung have been an integral partner with Apple producing components for the iOS phone and subsequently the iPad and iPod. But the partnership is no longer their, and Samsung have looking at a lot of manufacturing capability which is no longer running at maximum.
Samsung’s solution is to look towards Chinese phone makers to take up the slack buy supplying chips to manufacturers and even building custom chips for larger Chinese brands.
We have already seen an increase of Samsung CPU use with Chinese phone makers over the years. Meizu have proven to be strong supports of Samsung, and Newman are also using quad-core Exynos chips, but as the year continues to unravel we might see other manufactures using Korean chips.