Apple gearing up for iPhone 13 mmWave 5G demand, says Digitimes
What you need to know
- Apple has reportedly added another substrate supplier to its iPhone 13 supply chain.
- Digitimes says 60% of iPhone 13 models sold will feature faster mmWave 5G.
- Multiple previous reports Apple will expand support for the faster version of 5G with its next iPhone.
A new report from Digitimes echoes previous indications Apple will expand support for faster mmWave 5G with the iPhone 13, expected to debut later this year.
The report states:
Digitimes says that 60% of iPhone 13 models sold could feature the faster variant of 5G, known as mmWave, currently only available to customers in the United States. Multiple previous reports indicate Apple is planning to expand support for mmWave. Digitimes has previously reported this as well as Apple insider Ming-Chi Kuo, from our report in April:
Kuo says support for mmWave 5G may come to Canada, Japan, Australia, and "major European mobile operators".
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