According to a recent report, the iPhone 13 series will launch in September and will include Wi-Fi 6E support for the 6GHz band as well as greater range. The rumors say that the new Apple smartphone will include improved cameras, including a wide-angle lens, as well as expanded mmWave support to more regions.
According to sources cited in a DigiTimes report, Apple will include Wi-Fi 6E technology in its new iPhones this year. Also, the technology is expected to become a common component of both iOS and Android handsets in 2022.
This would result in considerable profits for Taiwan’s GaAs IC foundries Win Semiconductors, Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC), as well as GaAs epi-wafer supplier Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC).
iPhone 13 Series Wi-Fi 6E Support
With the iPhone 11, Apple launched Wi-Fi 6, which considerably enhanced speed and security over the Wi-Fi 5 protocol. Wi-Fi 6E is considered a minor improvement because it only adds limited 6GHz band support. This will result in greater bandwidth and lesser interference for Wi-Fi 6E devices.
According to the report, the three companies listed above would see third-quarter sales climb even more. This is due to increased demand for VCSEL chips as iPhones continue to deploy 3D Face ID sensors for basic models and ToF LiDAR scanners for the Pro series.
According to a recent Bloomberg report, Apple has requested suppliers to manufacture around 90 million next-generation iPhone phones this year. It is a significant increase from anticipated 2020 iPhone shipments. Apple is planning improvements to all of its current models; with at least one of the upcoming models rumored to have an LTPO display.
The iPhone 13 series is likely to launch in the fall of this year, and everyone expects it to include a completely new camera module at the back. It will also have new color options and an intriguing new twist to the touch ID; which will now be seen embedded on the side power button.
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