It is widely believed that this year could see Apple introduce 5G to the iPhone, but it might not necessarily be the 5G support we might be hoping for. According to the latest rumors, it seems that Apple could be adopting mmWave 5G technology for its 2020 iPhones and possibly the iPad Pros as well.
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At Computex last year, we first had our hands on a prototype laptop called “Project Limitless,” which was capable of connecting to all 5G protocols (sub-6, mmWave), an unprecedented feat in a world where laptops are just transiting to WiFi-6 now.
Back in 2019 we saw the first 5G smartphones hit the market, but unfortunately, it was rather quiet on the tablet scene. However, if you’re in the market for a 5G tablet, you might be interested to learn that Samsung has confirmed that come the first quarter of 2020, the company will be releasing what they are calling the world’s first 5G tablet.
If the rumors are true, Apple could be launching a 5G iPhone model next year. This is a huge upgrade over this year’s model as 5G is expected to be the new standard of connectivity for the foreseeable future. This is why according to analysts at Wedbush, it is believed that more than a third of iPhone owners could be making the upgrade next year.
According to the rumors, Apple is expected to launch a 5G iPhone in 2020. This is great news for iPhone customers who are hoping to hop on board the 5G bandwagon, but according to Loup Ventures managing partner, Gene Munster, he believes that the 5G iPhone might not be the hit device we think it is.
2019 is the year when 5G is supposed to start rolling out to consumers. As expected, given the launch of LTE, it will probably be a while before it becomes as ubiquitous. However, the good news for AT&T customers is that if you live in select markets, it seems that the carrier’s 5G service has officially gone live.
In 2019, we saw the release of a handful of 5G smartphones. It wasn’t as many as we would like, but you know what, that actually worked out in Samsung’s favor. According to a report from IHS Markit, they claim that based on their numbers, it seems that Samsung has come out on top as far as 5G is concerned.
5G iPhones are expected to arrive next year and we’re sure that there are some who might be concerned about price. Apple’s iPhones already do not come cheap and the inclusion of new 5G tech probably as some worried that we could see yet another increase in price, but analyst Ming-Chi Kuo doesn’t believe that the price hike will be too drastic.
If the rumors are to be believed, Apple could be launching 5G iPhones in 2020. Some have also suggested that there could be as many as four 5G iPhones in 2020, but not everyone agrees. According to Rosenblatt analyst Jun Zhang, he believes that not all of 2020’s iPhones could be coming with the tech.
Apple will be launching their next-gen iPhone in 2020, which at the moment is tentatively known as the iPhone 12. The iPhone 12 will come with a host of new features, but it seems that the features might be big enough where customers are apparently hold off on buying the iPhone 11, so much so that Apple could be cutting back on production.
According to reports, it has been suggested that Qualcomm will be the company responsible to supply the 5G modems to Apple for 5G iPhones that could arrive in 2020. Apple has yet to confirm their 5G plans, but it seems that during Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Tech Summit, the company’s CEO pretty much confirmed that they are working with Apple.
Earlier this year, Apple announced that they would be acquiring Intel’s smartphone modem business, essentially confirming that the company could eventually start building its own smartphone modems which in turn reduces the company’s reliance and dependence on others, like Qualcomm.
For the past few years, Apple has launched three iPhones on an annual basis. However, come 2020, Apple is expected to launch as many as four iPhone units. This is according to JPMorgan analyst Samik Chatterjee who claims that for Apple’s fall update cycle, the company could launch as many as four new models.