A funny and interesting rumor.
iPhone 13 will be able to call and text messages in areas without cellular coverage. iPhone 13 may feature satellite communication, says Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
As the previous schedules of Apple suggest, iPhone 13’s launch is near. A “Not boring” rumor says that iPhone 13 will be able to communicate using low earth orbit (LEO) satellites and communicate using satellites without a cellular connection. It will make iPhone 13 usable in the areas where
In a note to investors, Kuo said that iPhone 13 will be able to directly tap LEO using a Qualcomm X60 baseband chip, which supports LEO communication. Before Apple, Elon Musk is already using LEO satellites to provide Starlink internet connectivity to its customers.
This feature will make the iPhone more usable and attractive for users who live in areas where 3g or 4g services are not available. Tourists can also take advantage of this feature because sometimes they have to travel to remote places where cellular coverage is not available. Kuo said that Globalstar is the company that is going to help Apple in terms of services and technologies required to make the iPhone 13 no less than an advanced satellite phone. Globalstar providing such services for years to its customers. Stocks of Globalstar skyrocketed earlier this year when Qualcomm announced that their new X65 chip will support the Globalstar n35 tech.
iPhone 13 is likely to launch in September with many improved features and iOS 15. iPhone 13 will have new camera features, a smaller notch, and a bigger battery, and always-on displays. Let’s see how “satellite communication” goes with the battery.
The company is believed to have plans to bring LEO satellite communications to more devices in the future to “provide innovative experiences.” These may include Apple’s mixed reality head-mounted display device, electric vehicle, and other IoT accessories, according to Kuo.