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2023 iPhones may include Apple-designed 5G modem

May 10, 2021

2023 iPhones may include Apple-designed 5G modem

The rumor: An Apple-designed 5G modem will debut in just a couple of years, according to Ming-Chi Kuo (76.6% accurate).


  • A 5G modem designed by Apple may debut as soon as 2023, as Apple plans to stop using Qualcomm’s modems
  • Apple is pushing forward on their quest to design and produce more and more of the components inside the iPhone

Our take: Seeing this makes me think about other parts of the iPhone that Apple might want to design and manufacture one day. Will Apple-designed screens and less of a reliance on Samsung’s tech be next?