Intel has the chip XMM 8160: it will be the modem of the first iPhone 5G?
2019 will be a key year for the 5G, and Intel, one of the leading companies engaged in the field of connectivity, has announced his modem to the new generation. The XMM 8160 will be ready for manufacturers in the second half of 2019, but the chip will probably be used on smartphones only in 2020. This will be the modem of the first iPhone 5G?
Intel has big ambitions for its processor XMM 8160, and use it on your smartphone, computer and other products can exploit the technology capable of achieving a speed of 6 gigabit-per-second.
Currently there are several companies looking to take advantage of the power of the 5G, as Samsung, Nokia/HMD, Sony, Xiaomi, LG and OnePlus. These are have already started a collaboration with Qualcomm to adopt the modem Snapdragon X50 5G NR. Samsung and Huawei, also, would be working to chip their own products.
With regard to Apple, the company from Cupertino has begun to exclusively use Intel processors with the iPhone XS and XR, and may decide to carry forward the partnership, also for the first smartphone 5G, opting for the modem XMM 8160 5G.
The article Intel has the chip XMM 8160: it will be the modem of the first iPhone 5G? comes from iSpazio.