There may be ample of time in the launch of Apple’s iPhone 2020, but the internet is already flooded with rumours, leaks, and details about the smartphone. According to reports, all three models of 2020 iPhones will feature OLED displays and will come with gaming-centric features. A famous tipster has also said that the new models of iPhone will come with displays that have a refresh rate of 120Hz just like the iPad Pro.
Now, a report by Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has stated that all three variants of 2020 iPhones will come with support for 5G. In the past, the analyst also stated that two of the three models of the iPhone 2020 will come with the support of 5G. He further revealed that the 5.4-inch and 6.7-inch iPhone models will come with 5G support and the 6.1-inch iPhone XR successor would just support 4G/LTE. However, the latest report says that all three will have support for 5G.
In a new note to investors on Sunday, Kuo revealed that in order to compete with other affordable 5G support smartphones in the market, the company is planning to launch all its iPhone models next year with 5G connectivity.
In a deal valued at $1 billion, Apple has recently acquired the superior part of Intel’s smartphone modem patents. According to the deal, 2200 Intel employees will join the company along with intellectual property equipment and leases to manufacture its own line of 5G chips in order to reduce its reliance on Qualcomm. Speaking on this, the analyst said that the company business would provide it more possessions for developing the 5G iPhone. Moreover, he revealed that all the three variant of the 5G support will come with the support of mmWave and Sub-6GHz spectrum to meet the requirement of the US market. However, as of now, it is not clear whether the 5G iPhones will be launched with the support of only sub-6GHz to make them more affordable in markets like China.
It is also reported that the company is planning to make use of Qualcomm’s modem technology for a 5G iPhone in 2020 since the smartphone company will not be able to self-supply modem chips till then. It has collaborated with Intel to start the development of the 5G modem technology that it intends to use in its devices starting 2021.
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