Apple to Wait Until Late 2020 to Release a 5G iPhone Says Report
Apple will not be releasing an iPhone with 5G connectivity until late 2020 according to sources quoted in a report by Bloomberg, a not so surprising move considering Apple’s usual delay in adopting new mobile tech in the past.
If the rumors prove to be true, Cupertino will follow on the tracks of previous mobile tech adoption behavior from the past, seeing that they also postponed adding 3G and 4G radios in iPhone models it launched when the two techs were deployed.
This move will most probably allow rivals such as Samsung and Huawei to quickly gain market share on the short term since they will, in all likelihood, launch 5G-powered smartphones as soon as the new mobile network standard is available.
“The leap from 4G to 5G is significant enough that it may become a major selling point for new devices. Samsung plans to have 5G phones in its Galaxy range next year,” <a href="https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-12-03/apple-is-said-to-miss-rapid-5g-takeoff-s… (read more)