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Samsung May Supply Some 5G Modems for 2020 iPhone

Samsung May Supply Some 5G Modems for 2020 iPhone

Posted April 22, 2019 at 2:35pm by iClarified
With Apple having signed a multi-year chip deal with Qualcomm, it's pretty safe to assume the 2020 iPhone will use the company's 5G modems.

However, a new research note from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims that Apple may be purchasing 5G modems from Samsung as well.

Apple and Qualcomm’s end of patent dispute and entrance into a six-year licensing deal implies new 2H20 iPhone models will support 5G; Qualcomm and Samsung are potential 5G baseband chip suppliers. The market was worried that Intel’s disappointing 5G baseband chip development might be the most severe uncertainty for the new 2H20 iPhone models’ adoption of 5G. But we believe the uncertainty has been removed after Apple and Qualcomm’s end of patent dispute and entrance into a six-year licensing deal, and Intel’s announcement that it will exit the 5G baseband chip business. We expect Apple will likely adopt 5G baseband chips made by Qualcomm (focus on mmWave markets) and Samsung (focus on Sub-6GHz markets) for lowering supply risk, reducing costs and having better bargaining power.


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[via MacRumors]


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