Well-known analyst Ming-Chi-Kuo has shared new information about the yet unannounced Apple smartphones. According to the expert, some time ago Apple changed suppliers for the components. This decision allowed the cupertinos to finalize the design of antennas, which in turn should have a positive impact on the quality of the connection.
Ming-Chi Kuo believes that a new and improved antenna will significantly improve the quality of communication in difficult conditions. For example, indoors. In addition, the expert sees such innovations hint at the imminent appearance in Apple smartphones support 5G. The analyst notes that the finalization of the antennas is the first step in the direction of supporting next generation networks.
As for technologies, the iPhone antenna 11 must be manufactured with the use of modified polyimides. Initially, they differ less powerful signal. However, this drawback is offset by greater stability.
According to the analyst, the use of new antennas can increase the final cost of Apple smartphones. According to preliminary estimates, the price of the iPhone may increase by about 10 percent annually.