Cellular iPad Mini Doesn’t Feature mmWave 5G Support, Unlike iPad Pro

Apple this week debuted the sixth-generation iPad mini, cellular models of which can connect to 5G for the first time. However, it’s worth noting that cellular connectivity on the new ‌iPad mini‌ does not extend to support for faster mmWave 5G. Apple doesn’t maintain a cellular compatibility page for iPad models like it does for […]

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Apple Preparing for Expansion of mmWave iPhone 13 Models This Fall

Ahead of what is expected to be a busy fall season with multiple new product launches, Apple is enlisting additional suppliers of mmWave antennas for the iPhone 13, according to a new report from DigiTimes. 5G mmWave technology debuted in the iPhone 12, and compared to traditional sub-6Ghz, mmWave offers significantly faster speeds but is […]

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Apple Maintains 5G Market Lead in Q1 2021 Despite Vivo and Samsung Gains

Apple shipped an estimated 40.4 million iPhone 12 devices during the first quarter of 2021, according to new data shared by Strategy Analytics. The figure suggests Apple has maintained its grip on the global 5G smartphone market, despite indicating a 23% dip compared to the fourth quarter of 2020, when Apple shipped 52.2 million units. […]

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Kuo: iPhone 13 5G mmWave Models to Be Available in More Countries

Apple is planning to increase the availability of 5G mmWave capable iPhone models to more countries around the world with the release of the iPhone 13 later this year, offering even more customers access to the faster and newer technology, according to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a research note obtained by MacRumors, Kuo says […]

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Apple Reportedly Planning Substantial Increase of Shipments for 5G mmWave iPhone Models in 2021

Apple is expected to substantially increase shipments of mmWave enabled iPhone models in 2021 thanks to the increased demand and improved global support for the newer technology, according to DigiTimes. Apple currently only offers mmWave-enabled iPhone 12 models in the United States and is likely to hold off on offering the option to more countries […]

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iPhone 13 May Feature Faster mmWave 5G Connectivity in More Countries

The iPhone 13 lineup may expand faster mmWave 5G connectivity to more countries outside the United States, according to Taiwanese supply chain sources cited by Patently Apple. The report claims that a Taiwanese company called Qiqi is in the process of receiving a “large order” for mmWave antennas destined for the ‌iPhone 13‌ lineup, which […]

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mmWave vs. Sub-6GHz 5G iPhones: What’s the Difference?

All of the iPhones in Apple’s iPhone 12 lineup will have Qualcomm modems that support 5G, but potential buyers need to know that not all 5G networks are equal. There’s the super fast mmWave (millimeter wave) 5G and the slower but more widespread Sub-6GHz 5G. There have been mixed rumors about which ‌iPhone 12‌ models […]

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