Huawei ‘Open’ to the Idea of Selling 5G Modems to Apple

11 April, 2019, 14:29 | Author: Leah Owens
  • Huawei launched the Balong 5000 5G modem in January

A source that spoke with Engadget stated that Huawei is "open" to the idea of selling 5G modems, but only to Apple. Samsung, Xiaomi, LG and ZTE have already announced 5G ready smartphones that will go on sale during the second quarter of this year.

With Apple stuck in a constant legal skirmish with Qualcomm, it doesn't appear that the chip manufacturer will be supplying its technology to the iPhone maker, despite the fact that analysts are confident that Qualcomm will turn back its decision.

With the Qualcomm option more or less unavailable for Apple, the company could end up turning to Huawei.

Indeed, as a result of the delays Apple has supposedly lost confidence in Intel to deliver the chip, which could mean Apple will be stuck with 4G until 2021 - two years after some companies will have launched 5G phones. Huawei now uses its Balong 5000 5G modem, and it is reported that this chip will be integrated with the Mate 30 series when they officially roll out later this year.

AN UNLIKELY PARTNERSHIP may be about to blossom, as Huawei is reportedly willing to flog its 5G modem chips to Apple.

Crown share price: falls 10% after Wynn cancels $7.1 billion takeover talks
Soon afterward, Crown signalled a retreat from worldwide expansion plans that included Las Vegas and Macau. The Wall Street Journal spoke to a source who said Wynn executives were shocked by the Crown announcement.

Google marks commencement of 2019 Lok Sabha elections with doodle
Union ministers V K Singh and Mahesh Sharma are BJP candidates in Ghaziabad and Gautam Budh Nagar, respectively. Assam will see five seats going to the polls with Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi in the fray from Kaliabor.

William Barr brushes off question on whether Trump saw Mueller report
Barr said "the letter speaks for itself" and revealed that he gave Mueller an opportunity to review the letter, but he declined. The inquiry is separate from the Justice Department's inspector general probe on the matter, a source told Bloomberg News.

Apart from the technical and political considerations, Apple might also have its slowing sales growth to think about.

However, it is not yet known if both companies have started conversations regarding this.

Apart from China, having a 5G iPhone could help Apple in other markets where 5G technology is starting to be deployed. This is the first phone of the company with 5G capabilities, thanks to the Balong 5000 platform.

It is not only Samsung but even OnePlus, a relatively smaller company compared to Apple, will launch their 5G OnePlus 7 model much earlier in 2019. Why This Plan Is Impossible To call Huawei a potential partner for Apple is probably one of the most controversial statements in the tech world.

This would give Apple the ability to build an iPhone that would support 5G networks built off of existing 4G infrastructure, as well as the "standalone" 5G networks that will follow, the report added. In addition to the fact that it would pay an opponent, it could likewise create issues with the USA government.



Oppo's Reno phone series includes 5G, 10x zoom and jaunty pop-up camera
We're hearing that resolution is set at 1,080 x 2,340 and that the display will be protected by Corning's Gorilla Glass 6. That said, this model does make up with two extra color options - pink and gradient purple in addition to black and blue.

UAE energy minister says Russian Federation is committed to OPEC supply-cut agreement
It said that US, Brazil, Russia , UK, Australia, Ghana, Sudan and South Sudan will be the main drivers of supply growth this year. On the demand side, weak global economic growth expectations for 2019 put a downward pressure on oil prices.

Pictures of OnePlus 7 Pro with full-screen design surface
The OnePlus 7 Pro is likely to come with triple rear cameras comprising of a 48MP, a 16MP, and an 8MP sensor as well. Previous renders hinted that it could house three cameras at the back, and offer a pop-selfie camera mechanism.

You can now try out Microsoft’s Chromium Edge browser
We have heard a lot of details about the Chromium-based Edge, and an early preview version of the browser has been already leaked. The good news is that Microsoft's new Edge looks very good, and it is very responsive, even if the product is not finished yet.

Jurgen Klopp warns Liverpool to expect 'intense battle'
The problem was a little bit that in the second-half we gave a few counter-attacks away, then we had to control it a bit more. All of them were really hard-working and really good football too. "This is the result we wanted before the game".

Tennessee announces Rick Barnes will be back next season
Kruger has a 160-105 record at Oklahoma with head coaching stops at Texas-Pan American, Kansas State, Florida, Illinois and UNLV. Two weeks ago, John Calipari was linked to the search, but that ended with him signing a lifetime contract at Kentucky.

IRS Plans Response to House Committee Request for Trump Tax Returns
When asked by CNN if he had spoken Rettig in recent days, Mnuchin said, "I speak to the IRS commissioner regularly". Neal last week asked Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Charles Rettig to hand over the president's filings.

John Kerry Praises Ocasio-Cortez's 'Leadership' with Green New Deal
The former secretary of state added, "But in proposing what she has proposed together with Sen". It's not the first time that Ocasio-Cortez has railed against the wealthy elite in the U.S.

Dalai Lama, 83, hospitalized with chest infection
In Tibetan Buddhist belief, the soul of its most senior lama is reincarnated into the body of a child. The Dalai Lama officially cut back on his world traveling due to old age and exhaustion past year .

Meghan Markle father FEUD: Will Thomas Markle EVER meet his grandchild?
However, Meghan has recently suggested she doesn't feel compelled to follow suit "just because everybody else does it". It's something that has been publicly noted and addressed by the royals themselves.