Apple plans to create a new working group that will be responsible for the development of the communication module for the next-generation iPhone , according to Digitimes. Currently radios for smartphones manufactured by Qualcomm.
“Some sources say that Apple can lead the development of system -on-chip (SoC), which will include a processor and a communication module . According to our data , the American corporation will continue to use their smartphones digital baseband- chip “- writes Qualcomm.
According to Taiwanese newspaper, Apple is planning to transfer iPhone to own radios in 2015 . For the production of components will respond to Samsung Electronics and Globalfoundries. If Cupertino decide to develop their own radios for the iPhone, will suffer major producer baseband- chip company Qualcomm and its supplier TSMC.
Estimated to Digitimes, the market for mobile radios , half of which is owned by Qualcomm, is $16-$19 billion per year.