Apple has never made MacBooks with mobile connectivity, but that might change as soon as next year, as a new report states the first 5G MacBook is available for a late 2020 launching.
Apple competitors sell notebooks. Dell, HP, and Lenovo are already expected to be one of the first organizations to launch 5G notebooks this year.
But DigiTimes indicates that it is Apple’s first 5G MacBook which will truly stand out in the audience.
Ceramic antennas have twice the transmission and reception efficiency of metal 5G antennas, the report states, although they cost six times more than metal ones.
Apple is expected to start three 5G iPhones following fall, according to current reports, and that appears to make sense. In the end, Apple hasn’t rushed to embrace new wireless speeds and waited patiently for policy to improve in preceding years before launching 3G and 4G iPhones.
It’s going to do the same with 5G, and that is why reports that state 5G iPhones are arriving next year are far more believable. But we’ve got no other evidence that Apple is contemplating making a 5G MacBook to get a late 2020 launch.
That said, Apple is rumored to be operating on ARM MacBooks that will be powered with its A-series chips as opposed to Intel silicon. It’s worth pointing out that a number of the Windows-based notebooks using LTE connectivity out there are also constructed on ARM platforms made by Qualcomm.
Laptop? But it’s certainly interesting to speculate. In the end, ARM chips can provide speed and energy efficiency improvements that could go hand-in-hand using 5G connectivity.