Chip-maker Qualcomm on Monday introduced that it has entered into an settlement with Apple to provide Snapdragon 5G Modem‑RF Techniques for its iPhones in 2024, 2025 and 2026.
The earlier settlement between the 2 firms was set to run out later this yr.
The information got here after stories speculating that Apple will transfer to its personal in-house 5G modem resolution by 2025.
The chip-maker stated the settlement “reinforces Qualcomm’s observe file of sustained management throughout 5G applied sciences and merchandise”.
Apple will proceed to make use of Qualcomm 5G modems for not less than three extra years now with the brand new settlement between the 2 firms.
Apple stays Qualcomm’s largest buyer, accounting for practically 1 / 4 of the chipmaker’s income.
Earlier stories talked about that Apple might transfer into making in-house 5G modem chips for its 2024 iPhones.
Though Apple’s most up-to-date iPhone 14 fashions use Qualcomm modems, the corporate has been trying to go it solo within the wi-fi connectivity marketplace for a number of years, stories CNBC.
Apple purchased Intel’s modem enterprise in 2019, and there had been hypothesis it could start utilizing in-house components this yr.
The Cupertino-based tech big is presently working by itself 5G chip for future iPhones however it could not debut till 2025.