Apple Rumored to Make its Own Modem to Outperform Qualcomm's Chips Says Report
Apple is rumored to have started development on its own modems after having to use lower performance Intel modems in the iPhone XS and XR models following the Qualcomm legal battle spanning the past few years.
As reported by The Information, Apple put up a couple of job listings to find cellular modem systems architects in Santa Clara and San Diego.
The two job listing are not the only ones targeting individuals with expertise in building mobile chips, with Apple also having published some other listings searching for RF design engineers.
As stated by some sources, Apple strives to develop its own modem chips to replace third-party ones just as it did with its in-house designed ARM-based system on a chip (SoC).
Despite this, even if Apple would be able to have the modems developed by its own chip designers as fast as possible, it would be tough to have them ready i… (read more)