Apple all 5G iPhone range may appear in 2022. According to NikkieAsia, Apple will not introduce range any sooner than 2022, the company will also be introducing an A15-powered iPhone SE with 5G, but no iPhone mini.
We do have Apple 5G iPhone but users cannot experience the real feel due to shortcomings with the network infrastructure and services available right now.
Apple will start implementing 5G across all iPhones starting next year, as it expects the 5G standard to be more widely accepted across every market by then. Though others in the smartphone market anticipated the standard seeing significant deployment and use into 2023 and beyond.
Apple has been having a dispute with Qualcomm which eventually settled in 2019. Apple since then has acquired the modem development unit of Intel and has continued its efforts to build its own 5G modems. Also, Apple has reached a multi-year deal with Qualcomm which will be in action in 2025.
News is also making rounds with Apple wanting to power its iPhones with its own self-developed 5G radios, though the progress with it is unknown.
Ming-Chi Kuo an analyst recently claimed Apple’s plan to adopt its own custom-designed 5G chips starting with the 2023 iPhones. This suggests every iPhone will continue using Qualcomm chips until then.