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Rumors spread that Apple is designing its own 5G smartphone modem

March 12, 2021


Several publications, including Fast Company and Bloomberg, have reported that Apple is working on the development of its own custom 5G modem. The modem, said to have been in the works since 2020, following the acquisition of the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business, is expected to debut in 2023 iPhones.

The current iPhone 12 models house Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X55 modem, which supports both sub-6 GHz and mmWave bands of 5G, and so it can be assumed that the Apple’s modem would do the same.

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