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Topic: 5G

Apple's former 5G modem lead joins 'Humane' startup

03/12/2020, 05:03 pm

A mysterious startup called Humane continues to hire ex-Apple staffers, with its most recent hire being 15-year Apple veteran Ruben Caballero.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 5G preorders are live with iPhone trade-in bonuses

02/21/2020, 12:02 am

Apple iPhone users looking to make the switch to 5G can now pre-order Samsung Galaxy S20 devices with aggressive iPhone trade-in values and even free gift offers.

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Qualcomm's X60 5G modem could be used in 2021 iPhone models

02/19/2020, 08:02 am

Qualcomm has launched the Snapdragon X60 5G Modem, a third-generation system for 5G connectivity in smartphones, but one that Apple is more likely to be using for its 2021 iPhone releases rather than 2020's "iPhone 12" models.

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Apple's coronavirus revenue miss seen as short-term hurdle

02/18/2020, 07:02 am

While industry observers are clearly seeing a short-term financial and business impact from the coronavirus outbreak in China, the first analysts chiming in on the situation don't have long-term concerns surrounding Apple's financial prospects.

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Apple may be working on its own antenna technology for the 5G 'iPhone 12'

02/14/2020, 04:02 pm

Reports have emerged in the last 24 hours with contradictory sources all claiming to have the inside track on the details surrounding the antenna technology expected in the 5G "iPhone 12" -- with one claiming that Apple will do most of the work itself.

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iPhone 11 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S20 - $999 premium smartphones head-to-head

02/12/2020, 03:02 pm

Apple's iPhone 11 Pro and the Samsung Galaxy S20 are the lower-end gateways into super-premium smartphones, and the long-time competitors are pushing for bigger specs than ever to win over customers.

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5G will fuel smartphone industry growth -- but it is only a temporary push

01/21/2020, 09:01 am

The spread of 5G into mainstream usage will help create a surge of smartphone sales but the hype behind 5G will only be a temporary lift for sales of devices like Apple's 2020 iPhone refresh, with the market expected to contract in 2022.

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Morgan Stanley ups AAPL price target to $368 on potential of 5G iPhone supercycle

01/17/2020, 01:01 pm

Morgan Stanley has raised its price target on shares of Apple, voicing its view that investors are under-appreciating the impact this year's 5G-enabled iPhone release is expected to have on the company's bottom line, especially given the roll-out is expected to coincide with a multi-year peak in the number of iPhones due for replacement.

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Apple reportedly taps Taiwan's ASE for mmWave 5G iPhone and iPad Pro

01/15/2020, 10:01 am

Component manufacturer Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is reported to have become one of Apple's suppliers for the antennas needed on the mmWave 5G "iPhone 12" and for the iPad Pro too.

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Upcoming 5G 'iPhone 12' expected to support 'true' mmWave 5G

01/13/2020, 08:01 am

Ming-Chi Kuo has released a note to investors suggesting that the 2020 5G "iPhone 12" will support the entire 5G spectrum, including mmWave, despite what other analysts have said.

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Apple may split its 5G 'iPhone 12' into two launches

01/06/2020, 10:01 am

A financial analyst claims that Apple will divide its 5G launches into one for the slower sub-6GHz "iPhone 12" in September, and one for the faster mmWave models in December or January 2021.

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April 2019 in review: Apple settles with Qualcomm to get its 5G modem

12/27/2019, 03:12 pm

The month after a lot of product releases always goes the same way with people immediately looking to what's next. In April, though, we may have had a lot of rumors, but we also had legal battles, security issues, and a clear path forward for 5G on the iPhone.

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AT&T starts actual 5G rollout in ten markets -- but without mmWave

12/13/2019, 09:12 am

AT&T has started the rollout of its 5G mobile network, with the carrier making the low-band version of the technology available to use in ten markets across the United States - but it can currently only be used with one smartphone model.

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BofA ups AAPL target to $290 amid China concerns, rising 5G expectations

12/12/2019, 03:12 pm

Despite mounting risks in mainland China, Bank of America Securities upped its price target another 7% on shares of Apple this week, saying the international roll out of 5G should help the company sustain consistent sales of over 200M iPhones over the next few years.

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Rosenblatt spews specs for six 'iPhone 12' models while reiterating Sell rating on AAPL shares

12/09/2019, 08:12 am

Rosenblatt Securities said Monday it believes Apple is working on as many as six different "iPhone 12" models -- including 'Plus' and 'Max' size variants of its 'Pro' series -- but nonetheless reiterated its sell rating on the company's shares, predicting impending share losses in China that won't be helped by a so-called 'iPhone SE 2.'

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'iPhone 12' could get bigger battery because of smaller circuitry

12/09/2019, 06:12 am

A reduction in the size of an essential battery protection circuit for the iPhone could mean that Apple has room to include bigger batteries in the 2020 "iPhone 12" series.

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T-Mobile 5G service launches across US, minus high-speed mmWave

12/02/2019, 12:12 pm

T-Mobile launched its nationwide 5G network on Monday, one that covers more than 200 million people across the United States. But, customers expecting high-speed connections may be disappointed by the promotion of the carrier's 600MHz spectrum and nearly no mmWave rollout.

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Only two of four 'iPhone 12' models may support mmWave 5G

12/02/2019, 08:12 am

Apple will be launching four iPhone models with 5G in the second half of 2020, analysts from JP Morgan anticipate, with the group split into two pairs of smaller and larger models, but one pairing will include 3D sensing capabilities on the rear and support for the faster mmWave-based 5G connections.

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Apple expects to sell over 100M 5G iPhones in 2020

11/25/2019, 08:11 am

An unconfirmed report in Digitimes claims that Apple is advising its suppliers that it will be producing in excess of 100 million of the next iPhone, a rise of around a fifth over 2019's estimates.

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AT&T to roll out true 5G to consumers in 'weeks'

11/22/2019, 11:11 am

It's still chiefly a lower-speed version of the technology, but genuine 5G is shortly to reach 'tens of millions' of AT&T customers across the US. True full speed 5G for businesses is also expanding.

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