APPLE IPHONE 7 MAY FEATURE INTEL’S BLAZING FAST Intel® XMM™ 7360 MODEM ditching Qualcomm
presumable that the name of next Apple iPhone successor will be iPhone 7.
New iPhone 7 which apple will also sold in emerging markets in Asia and Latin America will reportedly use an Intel 7360 LTE modem.
Intel® XMM™ 7360 modem for LTE Advanced smartphones, tablets, and data cards, which combines power management units and leading-edge capabilities in a compact, power-efficient design to deliver performance benefits. The 7360 chip will ship inside a special version of the iPhone that will be marketed to emerging markets in Asia and Latin America, the sources said.
Features of Intel® XMM™ 7360 LTE Modem which may be used by Apple in it’s iPhone 7 device
- LTE-FDD/TDD up to 450 Mbps downlink
- LTE Advanced up to Cat. 10
- Worldwide band and CA support in two
- Flexible 3x carrier aggregation up to 60MHz
- Voice over LTE (VoLTE)
- LTE Broadcast (eMBMS)
- Operator pre-certified
- Intel Release 11 protocol stack
The Intel® XMM™ 7360 modem combines Intel’s X-GOLD™ 736G baseband, X-PMU 736 power management unit, and SMARTi™ 5 or 5C transceiver in a compact, power-efficient design.
The shift from Qualcomm to Intel for even a portion of LTE chips will be a major loss for Qualcomm, as the company has supplied Apple with modem chips for many years now.