iphone 12 may debut with shortrange wifi connectivity

While there’s plenty of time before we get to see Apple’s next-gen iPhones, the rumor train is already starting to pick up the pace. The latest report comes from Japan’s Macotakara and claims the next iPhone flagships may come with a new short-range Wi-Fi connectivity standard.

The 802.11ay standard which is still in its developmental phase uses 60GHz spectrum for high bandwidth data transfers. The new standard is described to work similar to Bluetooth but with noticeably faster data transfer speeds. A potential use case for this is for improved AirDrop transfers between compatible…

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