Apple will reportedly wait until at least 2020 to release an iPhone that can connect to 5G networks,.
The company will hold off for up to a year after the Bloomberg reported Monday, citing unnamed sources.is deployed,
Apple opted for a similar strategy with 3G and 4G LTE, the two previous generations, to avoid problems with poor initial coverage.
The company's(which will ) may also be a factor, the report noted, since Intel won't have chips ready for the 2019 iPhones.
The delay could hand anlike Samsung and Huawei. Samsung said Monday it'll in the first half of 2019. Huawei reportedly .
Neither Apple nor Intel immediately responded to requests for comment.
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