Apple Inc.’s Apple iPhone suppliers are competing to meet the surge in demand for 5G mobile phones, after tech-savvy consumers jump on major wireless technology upgrades for the first time in 10 years. Dialog Semiconductor Plc, a UK and German chip maker, raised its earnings forecast as demand for 5G phones and tablets exceeded expectations. Read More
5G is the fifth-generation technology, successor to the 4G cellular network. 5G is said to be capable of delivering speeds 100 times faster than 4G networks. This new infrastructure is proving to be a technological revolution. Still in the developing stage, the requirements of the new 5G network are also expanding beyond the traditional mobile networking industry to industries such as the automotive industry for autonomous driving vehicles and advanced drones. We have witnessed the launch of a bunch of 5G smartphones in 2019 and 2020 from Samsung, Motorola, Xiaomi, OnePlus, LG and more. But what we are still awaitaing for is a 5G-enabled iPhone. One thing we know is that iPhone has always taken its time in welcoming network upgrades, just like the debut of 2G enabled iPhone in a 3G era. Apple usually likes to introduce features when it can make the quality seamless.
Well, it’s not going to be a long wait now as we will soon see the 5G iPhone range hitting the markets anytime in the coming months. The U.S. tech giant plans to launch four 5G iPhone variants with three different screen sizes – 5.4-inch, 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch, all of which will use the OLED technology. Read More