Apple to buy memory chips from China-based chipmaker for use in products sold in Chinese market

Apple Inc is in talks to buy storage chips from Yangtze Memory Technologies, a move that would mark the iPhone maker’s first buy from a Chinese memory chipmaker, the Nikkei reported on 14 February.

Apple logo. Reuters.

Apple logo. Reuters.

Apple will use these chips in new iPhone models and other products for sale in the Chinese domestic market specifically, the Nikkei reported, citing two people familiar with the matter.

Both Apple and Yangtze Memory did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Updated Date: Feb 15, 2018 11:51 AM