It became known who released 4G modems for the new iPhone
The secrets of the new iPhone are revealed one by one. A day ago, we learned the amount of RAM installed in them, earlier today the size of the batteries became known, and now. the manufacturer of the 4G modem for the iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max.
So, according to PCMag, all new Apple smartphones have an Intel mobile modem. So far, Apple has not announced which chip it is using, but the source is confident that this is a gigabit XMM 7660. the company’s latest development before selling the modem business.
PCMag suggests that the XMM 7660 is about 20% more powerful in LTE networks than the chip installed in the iPhone XS and XS Max. In addition, the modem can work more slowly on iPhone 11 than on older models: the iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max have a powerful 4 × 4 MIMO antenna, and the most affordable model has 2 × 2 MIMO.
Despite the renewed friendship between Apple and Qualcomm, we can no longer see the latest chips in the iPhone. In the summer, Apple bought Intel’s mobile modem business: it received at its disposal equipment and intellectual property in the form of 17,000 patents for wireless technology, as well as 2,200 Intel employees.