Apple to Continue Qualcomm Chips, After X55 in iPhone 12 Will Use X60, X65 and X70 for Future Devices: Reports

Apple is utilizing the Qualcomm Snapdragon X55 modem in the brand new iPhone 12 lineup, a teardown has revealed. The report additionally says that Apple could possibly be utilizing the lately launched Snapdragon X60 modem in its future iPhones, and proceed to companion with Qualcomm for its unreleased Snapdragon X65 and X70 chips. Apple and Qualcomm had settled a long-standing dispute final 12 months and signed a multi-year deal and the brand new stories point out that Apple is not going to be making their very own 5G modems anytime quickly.

A teardown video comparability of the iPhone 11 with the brand new iPhone 12 posted by Century Weifeng Technology had confirmed that the iPhone 12 was utilizing the Qualcomm X55 modem. The video has since been pulled from YouTube. The video had additionally claimed that the iPhone 12 housed a 2,815mAh battery which is 15 % smaller than the one of many iPhone 11.

A report by Mac Rumors, referencing courtroom filings from the Apple-Qualcomm settlement final 12 months, says that Apple plans to proceed the partnership with Qualcomm for its subsequent generations of units. It says that Apple might launch new units with the Snapdragon X60 modem between June 2021 and May 2022 — the anticipated timeframe of the subsequent iPhone collection launch — and the Snapdragon X65 and X70 between June 2022 and May 2024.

The iPhone 11 collection had include Intel modems. It was additionally reported that the iPhone 12 5G might include Intel modems and that its launch was being delayed as a result of the Intel chips weren’t prepared for use. Bloomberg had additionally reported this to be a driving force behind Apple’s costly settlement with Qualcomm.

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