Apple will be selling the iPhone 13 with Millimeter Wave Antennas in more countries in 2021 such as Canada, Japan, Australia+
At noon today in Taiwan, Tianfeng International analyst Ming-Chi Kuo released his latest Apple research report, according to a new report from IT Home Taiwan.
The report pointed out that compared with 2020, the coverage of global 5G millimeter wave infrastructure will increase significantly in the second half of 2021. It is expected that the proportion of millimeter wave models of the new iPhone (iPhone 13) released in the second half of 2021 will increase significantly to 55%-60% . For comparison, the proportion of the millimeter wave model of the iPhone 12 is about 30%-35%.
The increase in millimeter wave models will come from a combination of more iPhone models and additional countries its being made available to in 2021 such as Canada, Japan, Australia and major European operators.
Earlier in the month Digitimes reported that IC substrate makers in Apple's iPhone supply chain are aggressively bracing for production of BT-based AiP (antenna in package) substrates expecting a surge in demand for new iPhones in 2021.
In other iPhone rumor news, Patently Apple posted a report yesterday titled "Leaker 'Ice Universe' has revealed Leaked images from a film manufacturer showing the smaller notch coming to next-gen iPhones."