After the rumors with Qualcomm, Apple may be developing its own network modems so that it does not depend on third parties.
Today, to make an iPhone, Apple has to use a variety of components from different manufacturers: Sony image sensor, Samsung monitor, LG, chip modem from Intel and Qualcomm. It is working hard to produce as many components as possible, to reduce dependence on these third parties.
Most recently, information that Apple is developing its own modem for use in the iPhone has been revealed. The company has posted some hiring news, looking for engineers to develop software and hardware for LTE and Bluetooth modems. The development of this component can not happen overnight, and experts predict that Apple will succeed in two years – 2020.
This is not the first time Apple has developed its own chip. Apple has long abandoned third-party vendors to make their own CPUs and GPUs for their iPhones and iPads, and has been a success as the chips have outperformed the market. rivals.