Apple supply chain analyst Ming-Chi Kuo recently provided some relevant information on the iPhone 2020 models, which reaffirmed three devices with different screen sizes, simultaneously. emphasizing the ability to support 5G will be a delineation factor between high-end models and models with lower prices
According to Kuo, iPhone 2020 will still include 3 devices equivalent to iPhone XR, XS and XS Max; All 3 devices will be equipped with OLED screens (currently iPhone XR uses LCD "Liquid Retina", and no change in 2019). Of the three devices, the lowest priced device will have a 6.1-inch screen, but will only support LTE connectivity and must wait until 2021 to support 5G, while the other two high-end devices will go first. one step.
The remaining two devices equivalent to the iPhone XS and XS Max will in turn have 5.4-inch and 6.7-inch OLED displays; Both will support 5G, with a 5G modem predicted by Kuo, both by Qualcomm and Samsung. The RF power amplifier, according to Kuo, will be supplied by Broadcom.
As we all know, the long-term lawsuit between Apple and Qualcomm has temporarily closed with the Apples decision to "cease", renew the licensing agreement and chip supply with Qualcomm – a decision that According to experts, it mainly comes from Apple's urgent need for 5G components. Qualcomm currently supplies 5G components to almost every consumer device and smartphone manufacturer in the world, such as 5G devices and networks currently deployed worldwide, and is expected to become popular in 2020. If the information provided by Ming-Chi Kuo is accurate, it is unclear whether Apple will miss the golden opportunity to dominate the market of good 5G devices when only supporting fast mobile connectivity High altitude on super high-end phones?