Unlike rumors, support for the 5G mmWave network will be limited to models IPhone 13 Sold in the United States. This information was published on the official product page of Apple’s US website.
The section dedicated to compatibility and support for LTE / 5G networks indicates that only device versions intended for the US market will be compatible with the n258, n260 and n261 bands. Something like what is going on with IPhone 12.
Only the US versions of the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro will have the 5G MMWave connection.Source: Apple / Exposure
Earlier, well-known Apple analyst Ming-Ci Quo suggested that the iPhone 13s, which support the 5G MMWave network, be sold in markets outside the United States. The expert cited launches in Canada, Japan, Australia and some European countries.
Taiwan TrendForce This strengthened the applicable information in many countries. This information was obtained during an investigation into Apple’s new cell phone, according to market research firm.
According to the company, the iPhone 13 generally offers compatibility with a wide network of 5G connections. As a result, mobile devices are getting “the world’s largest 5G coverage”.
Models released outside the United States offer sub-6Ghz connectivity.Source: Apple / Exposure
What is MmWave 5G?
mmWave is a set of 5G bandwidth of millimeter waves, which ensures high speeds over short distances. According to experts, this will be the most suitable technology for dense urban areas.
In comparison, the sub-6 GHz band is generally slower than the MMW. However, the signals travel long distances and meet the needs of the countryside.
It is important to note that sub-6 GHz networks are common in countries where they are already operational 5G. Additionally, all iPhone 13 models released outside the United States are compatible with this link bar.
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