Start a new week with more rumors about the future iPhone XI, this time we have news from Ming-Chi Kuo who is an analyst at TF Securities and says that, according to reports from Apple’s supply chain, this prepares great changes in the structure of the antenna for your iPhone 2019 and 2020.
Due to the increasing availability of technology and suppliers, changes to the antenna are expected since, according to Kuo, the iPhone XI would have a modified PI structure, with this it is sought to change the liquid crystal polymer (LCP) antenna with the which are the current iPhone XS and XS Max and the iPhone XR.
The problems with the LCP antenna structure were directly related to the high frequency cellular transmission , for this reason the changes in antenna structure would be to correct these problems and also bring benefits for Apple in terms of costs and production, In addition, it is said that the performance should be the same as the LCP antenna for the 4G LTE network.
iPhone XI would come with better performance in the inland navigation
Despite having changes in the antenna structure, the iPhone 2019 would increase its cost year after year according to Kuo, this is because mobile phones could improve their performance for indoor navigation, therefore according to the analyst the cost The increase would be between 10 and 20 percent per year.
In addition, Kuo mentions that some suppliers of Apple, as is the case of the company Career, will stop receiving new orders from the company of the apple bitten for this 2019, due to such changes in the structure of the antenna that not only they would be for the iPhone but also for the iPad and the Apple Watch .
Finally, it has already been mentioned that these changes in the structure of the antenna that the iPhones will have would only be maintained so that the year continues since by 2020 the new mobiles could adopt the 5G technology and this would require returning to the LCP antennas , and, according to Kuo, it may be that the iPhone has Samsung and Qualcomm modems.