Apple CEO Tim Cook was asked on a earnings conference call today (January 28, local time) covering the first quarter of 2020 how much the company’s plans for 5G and 5G demand for Apple products could help,media reported. In response, Mr Cook said he would not comment on Apple’s future 5G products, but noted that the technology was in the “early stages of global deployment”.
‘Apple is very proud of the current iPhone line and excited about the upcoming line,’ Cook added.
Cook also declined to comment on another issue related to 5G demand and low-cost iPhone demand and how it affects Apple’s future iPhone product plans. Overall, he says, it’s important to deploy 5G networks globally. He also said he would not comment on unannounced phone prices.
It has been rumoured that Apple’s 2020 iPhone will be the first 5G-enabled phone in the product line, which will allow devices to connect to existing mmWave and Sub-6GHz 5G networks. In addition, it is rumoured that Apple will use Qualcomm’s 5G chip.