In this week's Apple Core Synopsis, we summarize the new features we expect for Apple's next iPhone batch in September, and discuss how Apple is taking Billions' 5G acquisition of Intel's modems business puts. We're also breaking open the latest rumors about Apple's next MacBook Pro, Apple Watch and Mixed Reality Headset.
Three new iPhones in September
It seems that every week there are new rumors about the next iPhones. 19659009] A report from 9to5 Mac this week shows all the changes (or flaws) that we can expect from the iPhones. The report cites people who seem to have already seen the new phones and confirms most of what we've already heard about the iPhones, but adds a few trifles.
Thefor example, will be quite similar to the models from 2018 and should have the same screen size as the previous iPhones (5.8, 6.1 and 6.5 inches) , , They will also have the same resolution and screen technology (OLED in the XS and XS Max sequels and an LCD screen after the XR).
You still have facial recognition with the True Depth front camera and the notch is the same size. The only difference pointed out by the 9to5mac is that Apple 3D Touch may get rid of and the front-facing camera of the 2019 iPhone allows slow-motion video recording. It was not mentioned if they would have fingerprint scanners on the screen or not, as earlier rumors suggested.
On the back is a new large, square camera flatter on all three versions of the iPhone 2019. In addition to the traditional wide-angle and telephoto shots from previous years, the XS and XS Max sequels will be equipped with a new ultra wide-angle sensor. The XR is likely to have only one wide-angle and one ultra-wide-angle camera and will continue to use software to achieve the portrait effect.
According to the report, the new phones will also get a new feature called "Smart Frame". This feature uses the new lens to capture additional content around your photo (for still images and videos). This information is stored for a limited amount of time, so you can extend the borders of the frame if you've dropped someone or something out of the shot.
The report also supports rumors of a larger battery, a new and more powerful A13 processor and two-way charging, similar to the Galaxy S10 phones.
Other rumors not mentioned in 9to5's new report indicate that the iPhone 11R will be available in purple and green, two new colors that would replace last year's coral and blues options , The phones will also have a new circular mute button on the side, much like the iPads, and retain the traditional Lightning connector (not USB-C).
Apple buys Intels modem business
Apple could soon beEspecially since the iPhones of 2020 are reportedly already the first 5G iPhones with 5G chips from Qualcomm are
. This is because Apple has signed an agreement to buy most iPhones from Intel's smartphone modem business worth about $ 1 billion. This happened after a two-year lawsuit over the patent licensing the company had with Qualcomm. The companies have signed a multi-year chip supply agreement to enable Apple to use Qualcomm modems in their cell phones. If you buy the company from Intel, you will receive more patents and the personal support of the Intel fashion team. This gives Apple the opportunity to no longer rely on companies like Qualcomm for similar technologies.
New MacBook Pro Comes This Year
Apple's recent updates to the MacBook product range have not eliminated the possibility of purchasing another one before the end of the year. Apple wants to bring a high-end 16-inch laptop with a 3,072 × 1,920-pixel LCD display (2,880 × 1,800 pixels in the current 15-inch MacBook Pro), according to the Chinese website The Economic Daily News already in October.
Other potential fixes include a better processor and a new keyboard that would use a new scissors switching mechanism instead of Apple's problematic Butterfly keyboard, causing many glitches for the company. But the upgrades will not be cheap. The cost of the new MacBook Pro would rise to $ 3,000, according to the report.
The report also mentions an update to the 13-inch MacBook Pro and Retina screen MacBook Air.
The Apple Watch may receive a new screen in 2020.
The Apple Watch may receive a different screen next year. Another report in the Economic Daily News states that Apple will switch from a traditional OLED display to a. Not only is the microLED technology brighter, it also makes the screen more energy efficient and may extend battery life. A longer battery life would mean that Apple could finally add a native sleep tracking app to the Apple Watch.
Apple's Latest Patent Notice on New Hardware
Just when we thought Apple could put the brakes on for its AR / VR eyewear project, we have a new reason to believe it still works.
Apple filed a patent for a mixed-reality system that includes a head-mounted display that can display advanced and virtual reality, and a controller.
The headset would contain multiple sensors to track the user's facial expressions as well as the environment while the controller would have at least one (if not two) of its own integrated processor.
or mixed-reality eyewear with an 8K ad to market by 2020. However, a recent Digitimes report noted that the company stopped the project as the glasses themselves were far from complete and were not at the price Apple needed to attract consumers.
The patent proves that Apple still has a great deal of interest in the space, but it may take a little while for the actual product to become a reality.
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