Apple may introduce a new iPhone phone equipped with a 5G chip in 2020 …
Apple may introduce a new iPhone phone equipped with a 5G chip by 2020 – CNBC news agency reported a new report published.
According to a report by Ming-Chi Kuo analyst of TF International Securities, 5G chip for iPhone may be provided by both Qualcomm and Samsung. To date, the absence of a 5G chip has been considered the main reason Apple last week reached an agreement to end a two-year legal battle with Qualcomm.
In a recent CNBC interview, the founder of Chinese technology firm Huawei Principal Phi left open the possibility of providing 5G chips to Apple. However, Apple has not yet spoken out about this statement by Mr. Nhiem.
A more reliable and faster 5G phone with Internet connectivity could give consumers a reason to upgrade their phones from older iPhone models, in the context of this key product sales “apple flaw” leveled off recently.
Apple often launches new iPhones in September every year, so the iPhone 5G must be at least September 2020 until it launches. The new iPhone series expected to be released in September 2019 is likely to only support the connection of the current generation telecommunications network.
“We expect Apple to use 5G chips manufactured by Qualcomm and Samsung to reduce supply risks, reduce costs and have better negotiating power,” the report said.
According to Kuo analyst, the emergence of a 5G iPhone could launch a wave of upgrades and buy new phones, especially in high-end models.
“We are optimistic about the need to replace high-end iPhone models in the second half of 2020 with iPhone 5G. We forecast total iPhone sales will reach 188-192 million units in 2019 and 195-200 million units. products by 2020 “, the report said.
Apple said it has sold more than 217 million iPhones in fiscal year 2018. The year that Apple sold the most iPhones ever was 2015, with more than 231 million iPhones sold.
Kuo analyst is famous for accurate predictions about Apple products before launch. He said that 5G support will require new design for many iPhone components such as modems, antennas, circuit boards …