California, November 5: Hopping on the 5G brigade, Apple will reportedly launch its first 5G-enabled iPhone in 2020 with help from none other than Intel. According to a Fast Company report, the iPhone maker will use Intel's 8161 5G modem chip in its 2020 line of iPhones. Intel will be the sole provider of iPhone modems.
The chip is expected to be manufactured using a 10-nanometer process which will boost speed and efficiency. While some Android OEMs are choosing to release their first set of devices next year, Apple will wait until 2020 to launch its 5G iPhones as by then, the technology is likely to get matured. Apple Likely to Unveil iPhone 9, iPhone 11 And iPhone 11 Plus at Event on September 12; Know Leaked Features & Specifications of New Models.