The newly launched iPhone 12 lineup from Apple comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon X55 modem and now according to the latest report, the upcoming iPhone 13 models will come with the Snapdragon X60 5G modem.
Please note that Qualcomm already have the Snapdragon X65 5G modem announced but it seems that Apple won’t be using the latest modem, maybe to keep the cost low. Given that the X60 5G modem is manufactured using Samsung’s 5nm node, it should offer improved battery performance.
With this, the iPhone 13 models will also be able to aggregate 5G data from both mmWave and sub-6GHz bands simultaneously to achieve an optimal combination of high wireless data speeds and low-latency network coverage.
Earlier reports suggests that the iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max models will come with support for 120Hz refresh rate and the company will use LTPO panels from Samsung which can dynamically switch refresh rate between 1Hz to 120Hz depending on the type of content on the screen, helping save the battery life.
Reports also claimed that the iPhone 13 Pro models could feature an upgraded ultra-wide-angle lens with a varying aperture of f/1.8 for better low-light photography. A report also says that Apple could be expanding functionalities like LiDAR scanners and mobile image stabilization sensors to more models from this year.
Recently, it was said that the Pro models in the upcoming iPhone lineup will come with a 1TB storage option. It is not yet known if the company plans to increase the storage capacity in the base model, which is currently at 128GB.
There are also rumors that the upcoming iPhone 13 models will come with a smaller notch on top of the display. The company is also said to include an in-display fingerprint in the iPhone 13 models, along with support for Wi-Fi 6E.