130°
Submitted by ammarmalik 526d ago | news

Samsung reportedly raising iPhone and iPad processor prices by 20%

TechDeville: Samsung has raised the price of processors supplied to Apple for iPhone and iPad by 20%. No reason for this is currently known (Apple, Gadgets, iPad, iPhone, Phones, Samsung)

Alternative Sources
kingPoS  +   526d ago
After all that Big Fruity has accomplished against the Korean company, I'm not not all that surprised by Samsung's response.

We've already seen what happened with their screen replacement. The demand was more than Sharp expected.

Will Big Fruity contract another supplier that can't handle their demands. Only time will tell.
#1 (Edited 526d ago ) | Agree(0) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
joeorc  +   526d ago
I do not see how this would go any other way!
100% exactly

The Way that both Microsoft and Apple are leveraging their IP rights, these other Hardware component companies are going to respond in kind and make the products with a loss in profit, or increase the cost per component to software companies that mainly do not make the components that they make their own IP patents off of. While smart to design your own software patent that way, pissing in the cornflakes of those companies that make the components for your products may be "just making business first a priority" it is just that if you want your money they also want their money, you demand money for components you can complain about what they are asking for each component, but do not expect the company making such hardware components to just roll over when you tax them and not expect something in return.

tit for freaking Tat
Captain Tuttle  +   526d ago
Doesn't Apple have a patent on price gouging?
Gondee  +   526d ago
It was only a matter of time before this happened. Samsung is going to come crawling back to apple in a couple years when its largest customer leaves for other suppliers and drives market prices...
Moentjers  +   525d ago
What will happen if Samsung has to continue without the newest Apple designs sent to their factories ? For the moment they have access to all newest Apple-technology (A6), must be saving them some buck on R&D.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
40°

Samsung explains why the Galaxy S5′s display crushes every other smartphone

2h ago - Samsung’s Galaxy S5 has already won widespread acclaim from both reviewers and display quality ex... | Phones
40°

Rapid Construction, China Style: 10 Houses in 24 Hours

2h ago - Chinese companies have been known to build major real-estate projects very quickly. Now, one comp... | Hi-tech
30°

ARM Extends Reach in First Quarter, Posts 38 Percent Jump in Licensing Revenue

8h ago - Maximum PC: AMD and Intel have their work cut out for them as both companies try to wrestle mobil... | Industry
40°

Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Plans Expansion To 10 New Markets

8h ago - Xiaomi has announced its expansion plan for 10 new markets. The phone maker is already popular in... | Gadgets
Ad

Enter to Win a PS4 and More!

Now - We are buying one lucky N4Ger a PS4 just for commenting on any N4G story! | Promoted post
30°

Google Looks Towards Residential Solar Power With New Initiative

8h ago - Google and SunPower have announced a new initiative. Google is providing $100 million to a $250 m... | Industry