• Apple's rumored 5G iPhone could have a homemade antenna - CNET

    7 monthes ago - By CNET

    Qualcomm's antennas are reportedly too bulky for Apple's designs.
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  • Rumor suggests Apple's 5G iPhone could rely on a custom antenna

    7 monthes ago - By Engadget

    For years, leaks and rumors have targeted 2020 for the arrival of Apple's first iPhone with 5G capabilities. Now we're in the year, and carriers are starting to roll out networks with the high-bandwidth connections. Samsung already revealed that its...
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  • Apple may design its own 5G antenna for the iPhone 12

    Apple may design its own 5G antenna for the iPhone 12

    7 monthes ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    The saga involving Apple's iPhone 12 and its support for 5G has been interesting, to say the least. For a while, there were even rumors that the iPhone 12 might not ship with 5G on account of Apple's fierce patent and royalty dispute with Qualcomm. Ultimately, though, Apple realized that Qualcomm's 5G offering was best in class, a realization that prompted Apple to reach a settlement agreement with Qualcomm in April of last year.
    In light of that, a new report from Fast Company relays that Apple is working on its own antenna design after concluding that Qualcomm's QTM 525 millimeter-wave...
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  • Apple might use its own 5G antenna in its 2020 iPhones

    Apple might use its own 5G antenna in its 2020 iPhones

    7 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge
    Apple is widely expected to debut its first 5G iPhones this fall , powered by Qualcomm's X55 modem - thanks to Apple and Qualcomm's surprise settlement last year that saw the two companies resume business. But a new report from Fast Company indicates that Apple is looking to limit its reliance on Qualcomm, with the iPhone maker said to be exploring designing its own 5G antenna rather than relying on Qualcomm's existing hardware.
    The issue at hand is apparently the size of Qualcomm's QTM525 antenna, specifically for accessing the faster mmWave...
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  • Apple is taking a huge gamble on the iPhone 5G

    Apple is taking a huge gamble on the iPhone 5G

    7 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    Qualcomm may be providing the 5G modem for the iPhone 5G later this year, but rumors suggest it could end up being connected to an antenna of Apple's own design. The two companies settled their legal spat over technology licensing last year, paving the way for Apple to use Qualcomm's 5G tech for its 2020 iPhone. However not all of...
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