The low production rate of 10nm process, an important component of iPad’s A10X chipset, may delay the debut of Apple’s anticipated device in 2017 --- including the iPhone 8.
TSMC December 24, 2016
TSMC has reportedly started mass-producing Apple A8 processors for the next-generation iPhone 6, which is expected to debut in early third quarter.
TSMC March 5, 2014
TSMC is already in the process of taping out Apple's A7 SoC this month ahead of risk production in early summer.
TSMC March 14, 2013