A report late last week said that Apple is working on a brand new processor of its own -- a power management chip that should improve battery life on future iPhone models. The report claimed that the chip will power iPhones next year or in 2019, quoting different sources familiar with the matter.
Dialog Semiconductor is currently the only supplier of power management chips for the iPhone, and the company on Monday confirmed that Apple does indeed have the capability of designing its own silicon to handle various power-related aspects on iPhones. But Dialog’s shares took a severe hit in the process, even as the company tried to reassure investors that it’ll be in business with Apple for at least two years.
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