TSMC is quite confident that it will beat Samsung Electronics in ramping up production on its 10nm lines.
The company also maintained that in the 10nm FinFET race Intel will be the main competition and not Samsung.
Samsung has also recently held a press conference in which the company stated that they have plans to enter mass production of chips using 10nm FinFET process by the end of 2016 which is the same time TSMC starts its mass production.
The first company to be releasing chips made using 10nm process technology will be Intel which will be releasing these chips as early as the start 2016.
Moreover TSMC is also scheduled to hold its Taiwan Technology Symposium 2015 on May 28th. At this event the company is being expected to talk about its progress and development on its FinFET manufacturing nodes.
Plus Morris Chang the chairman of TSMC stated earlier in 2015 that TSMC also expects to gain a majority of the market share in the FinFET segment by 2016.