Up until now, all 5G phones that support mmW have had 2 or 3 modules similar to type 3 (Qualcomm QTM5xx). The Qualcomm modules keep advancing but at the same time iPhone 12/12 pro has introduced 2 new mmW antenna styles. All of the Qualcomm modules include a mmW transceiver whereas these new mmW antennas are purely passive The company collaborations, supply chain dynamics, and performance differences between the antenna types are all interesting topics. Our Nantes team is starting on a deep dive into the new Qualcomm modules so some answers are just around the corner.

Related Devices: Apple iphone 12, Apple iPhone 12 Pro

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