At the moment, some analysts confident that Apple will start to equip its smartphones 5G modems in the next year. While it is likely that the support networks of the fifth generation will appear not only in iPhone but in MacBook. This is reported by sources of the Taiwan resource DigiTimes.
According to reports, three is now the largest producer of laptops –Lenovo, HP and Dell — are planning to introduce their first portable computers with 5G in the second half of 2019. Apple also has similar plans. Sources claim that the cupertinos have completed work on a prototype laptop with a 5G. However, the production model may appear only next year.
A key feature of the MacBook with built in 5G modem is a high speed data transmission over a network. For this kupertinovtsy equipped the novelty with a large number of antennas, and used the ceramic antenna boards which are 6 times more expensive than steel.
It is worth noting that Apple has not released a laptop with a cellular module, although similar plans have been. However, kupertinovtsy decided not to equip the MacBook 3G modem because of possible problems in the design of the laptop and binding binding user to the operator.