Samsung starts mass production using 10nm foundry process

blacksmith1Tech giant Samsung has announced that its foundry business has started mass production of semiconductors using 10 nm process technology.

While there is no word if the chips will come with their own fire extinguisher, Samsung sang that it was the first company to mass produce using 10nm.

Samsung said in a statement a tech product launching early next year will use chips made with its 10-nanometre production technology without specifying the device.

According to the Electronic Times Samsung will be the sole contract manufacturer of Qualcomm high-end Snapdragon 830 chips using 10-nanometre production technology and these processors will be used in half of Samsung’s next Galaxy S smartphones expected to launch in early 2017.