For the previous couple of iPhone generations, Apple has included assist for WiFi 6. Nevertheless, that might change with the iPhone 14 as a result of in response to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, he believes that Apple may equip the upcoming handset with assist for WiFi 6E.
So, what does this imply for customers? For essentially the most half, it won’t essentially be too noticeable. Nevertheless, on paper and technically, WiFi 6E does have a number of benefits over WiFi 6. For starters, it makes use of the 6GHz frequency which is a more recent frequency that may permit a further 1200MHz of spectrum. That is versus WiFi 6 which nonetheless shares spectrum.
By permitting entry to the 6GHz frequency, in concept it ought to supply up higher bandwidth, decrease latency, which in flip may assist with gadgets like AR and VR, increased decision streaming, and extra. In truth, Kuo claims that Apple’s upcoming rumored combined actuality headset may additionally undertake WiFi 6E as nicely, so having the iPhone 14 work in tandem with the headset really makes loads of sense.
Kuo believes that with Apple doubtlessly adopting WiFi 6E with the iPhone 14, it may assist drive the adoption of the tech in additional merchandise, though the draw back is that it may disrupt the availability for the trade as an entire.