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5 Things Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Just Said About 5G

Billy Duberstein, The Motley Fool
·5-min read
5 Things Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Just Said About 5G
5 Things Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Just Said About 5G

The world's largest and most advanced semiconductor foundry, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE: TSM), just held its third-quarter earnings release and conference call, and the numbers were impressive. The new Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) 5G phone is powered by the A14 bionic chipset, which was made on the 5nm node and features 11.5 billion transistors -- 40% higher than the A13. While other Asian phone makers have rolled out their own 5G phones complete with 7nm chips, Apple's first 5G phone should mark a breakthrough both for technology and customer adoption of 5G.