The number of companies making smartphones, has already offered models with support for 5G. This, for example, OnePlus, Huawei and Samsung on the way also version Xiaomi. But Apple currently does not prepare such devices.
However, as analyst and insider Ming-Chi Kuo, the company will probably add support for networks of the fifth generation in the iPhone lineup 2020. Moreover, it can obtain not only the top but also a budget model.
One of the reasons that Kuo calls the acquisition of the modem business to Intel. Also, in his opinion, the price of 5G smartphones based on Android will fall to 249-349 of dollars (in 15.8 to 22.2 thousand rubles at the current exchange rate excluding tax). This should encourage the company to add modems to networks fifth generation all smartphones.
He also noted that the expansion of 5G could benefit AR-the Apple ecosystem because it provides a high speed connection practically everywhere. Perhaps it stimulates the release of a full augmented reality glasses.
In addition to 5G, the new iPhone is credited with new processors, more cameras and other improvements.
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