According to the report "Fast Company" in two years you can wait for an iPhone working on the 5G network. The modem provider must be Intel. The company, known mainly for processor production, is currently working on another version of the radio with the number 8161. The modem Intel XMM 8060, the first Intel's 5G commercial modem, which provides support for multiple 5G features for standalone NR devices, is already available and will be available to customers in mid-2019. Its purpose is to be, among other laptops, including Della, HP and Lenovo.
However, on the iPhone, the next model, the XMM 8161, will be used. Intel plans to produce it using a 10-nanometer process, which increases the density of the transistor, ensuring greater speed and efficiency. If everything goes as planned, Intel will be the only supplier of iPhone modems. Instead, the XMM 8060 will be used in the original models of the iPhone 5G.
You can read more about the standard 5G network in our article. One of its advantages is to be m.in. reducing the cost of mobile data transmission and the development of the Internet of Things.