Apple’s upcoming iPhone models will not feature Qualcomm modems: Report | Gaming

has made it official that it would not be supplying for ’s model.

According to a by the CNET, , Qualcomm’s financial chief advisor made the announcement during an earnings call with analysts. He reportedly said, “We believe Apple intends to solely use our competitor’s modem rather than our modem in its next iPhone release.”

Apple iPhone X. Image: tech2/Rehan Hooda

Apple iPhone X. Image: tech2/Rehan Hooda

It is speculated that the could be the next chipset supplier for Apple’s iPhones. In 2016, some of the iPhones had chipsets. As per the report, neither Apple nor commented upon the development.

Both the tech giantsApple and Qualcomm have been fighting over a patent since 2017 as Apple had accused the chip maker with regards to the royalty Qualcomm charges to use Apple’s components. This was followed by multiple counter-lawsuits regarding infringement.

Earlier in June, Apple’s fight with Qualcomm had heated up which led the Qualcomm to try banning some of Apple’s iPhones in the US.

While there are no announcements regarding the next chip supplier for Apple iPhones, but speculations say that it would be Intel since Apple had been using Intel chips in some iPhone models which were targetted for AT&T and T-Mobile in the US.

Earlier this year, former KGI Analyst Ming-Chi Kou had speculated that Apple may ditch Qualcomm for it 2018 iPhones. He had predicted that Intel would be its chipset supplier, as reported by the 9to5 Mac.

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