As early as 2009, AMD on their mobile GPU business to sell Qualcomm, but AMD has not given up the market. According to foreign media reports, RTG AMD department director in an interview with PCWorld revealed that if the time is appropriate, AMD will soon join the mobile GPU industry. RTG AMD department director said, AMD is very confident in the manufacture of mobile GPU, but need to be able to achieve the specific circumstances. For example, once a cooperation agreement with the partners, or signed a technical grant, AMD will soon join the mobile GPU industry.
It is understood that in 2009, AMD on their mobile GPU business to sell to Qualcomm, making Qualcomm GPU Adreno performance surge, while also stimulating the high pass processor shipments.
In fact, AMD in front of a partner, that is apple. According to informed sources, apple is secretly developing GPU, and consider the iPhone and MAC GPU unified, all use of IOS devices powervr GPU architecture, replace the MAC in the GPU, which to enhance the competitiveness of iPhone 7 have great help.
From the beginning of the iPhone, Apple has been on its iPhone and iPad products on the exclusive use of PowerVR graphics processing chip from Imagination.