Sldnug – Apple is reportedly going to continue the success of the iPhone 11, namely by releasing the next device. This news emerged from a number of leaks and rumors circulating on the Internet.
Recent reports state that the tech company wants to offset some of the cost of 5G in their new iPhone range by offering a cheaper battery design. This information is written by renowned analyst Ming Chi Kuo.
The iPhone 12 series will be Apple’s first flagship line with a 5G network. However, 5G compatible devices are known to generally cost more than their 4G LTE counterparts.
So you have to spend more to get a device with 5G connectivity.
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Regardless, Ming Chi Kuo’s report has revealed that the cost of the iPhone could increase by $ 85 to add sub-6 5G support or $ 135 (Rp. 2 million) to add a millimeter wave. add.
Apparently, Apple has pressured its suppliers to try to lower the cost of parts and will use a simpler battery design to lower the overall cost of the iPhone 12 series, Gizmochina reported Friday (8/21).
Changes can be seen in the specifications of the iPhone 12 battery card reportedly with a smaller number of layers and a smaller area. This allows Apple to reduce battery costs by up to 40 to 50 percent compared to the iPhone 11 series.
The company will reportedly leave the hardware design and opt for the softboard battery design for the iPhone 12s series in 2021. So far the reports are uncertain.