Wall Street analysts are worried that Apple is getting left behind in the 5G arms race.
Samsung and Huawei have launched 5G phones, but UBS thinks Apple won’t arrive at the party until at least 2021.
Apple’s legal fight with Qualcomm, spectrum issues, and pricing concerns are all thought to be holding the iPhone maker back.
But Apple’s sluggishness might not be a terrible thing. There are still issues with 5G and it may not turn out to be a huge innovation in the eyes of consumers.
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Apple is getting beaten in the 5G arms race — but some analysts believe that might not be a terrible thing.
5G is the latest generation of wireless mobile technology. It has already been rolled out in cities in the US and South Korea, bringing with it drastically increased speed. It is expected to reach and even surpass speeds of 1 gigabyte per second, which is 10 times as fast as standard 4G.
Samsung, Apple’s longstanding rival, has already released a fully-fledged 5G version of its Galaxy S10 phone in South Korea. Huawei, Apple’s other main smartphone rival, has also unveiled its own foldable 5G phone, the Mate X, …read more
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