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Apple mulling using Intel’s LTE modem for the iPhone in 2017

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Apple mulling using Intel’s LTE modem for the iPhone in 2017

S claimed good judgment board that lately leaked strongly indicated that Apple’s upcoming ‘iPhone 6s’ and ‘iPhone 6s Plus’ telephone improvements will use a better Qualcomm modem chip, a part of its ‘Gobi’ modem platform, with 2x quicker LTE obtain speeds at 300Mbps.

Intel has been making modem for smartphones seeing that relatively someday, however they have got now not been as complex as competing merchandise from Qualcomm. Nonetheless, the chip large has made a few massive growth lately in making improvements to the efficiency and tool potency of its modems. Whether they're as just right as Qualcomm’s LTE modem, on the other hand, nonetheless is still noticed.
The resources consider that Intel is not likely to procure modem chip orders for the upcoming iPhones. However, Intel may just win orders for the 2017 iPhone fashions as Apple is looking out for further modem chip providers aside from Qualcomm, the resources cited.
The source provides that Qualcomm is operating with TSMC to provide Apple 100 % of the modems it's going to be requiring for the new iPhones this yr. The new modem might be according to the 20nm fabrication procedure with the intention to lead them to extra energy environment friendly. I earlier leak additionally signifies that the new iPhones will function quicker LTE connectivity.

The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will have to hit retail outlets and vendors in the first wave of nations on Friday, September 18, or no less than that’s what most sensible German wireless providers seem to be prepping for.

Source: DigiTimes
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