Apple could ditch Qualcomm for new Gbps Intel XMM 7650 modem in iPhone 8

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Earlier today Intel announced a new XMM 7650 Baseband Processor modem today to take on Qualcomm’s X16. Unlike previous Intel modems, the new product supports CDMA in addition to LTE, as well as high speed LTE Category 16, enabling gigabit downloads. The new chip could enable global mobile support for Apple’s next iPhones.
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