The LEO allow users to send messages or make a call during an emergency where network coverage is nill
Apple is gearing up to launch its latest iPhone 13 series this month, and several new deets about the same have surfaced online in the form of leaks and rumors. However, the latest rumor has come from a popular tipster called MacRumors, which suggests that the new iPhones come with (Low Earth Orbit) LEO satellite connectivity. The LEO allows users to send messages or make a call during an emergency where network coverage is nill. Ming-Chi Kuo, a popular analyst, has revealed that Apple is expected to add this feature to its devices from 2021 iPhones. The new devices will house technology that will allow users to connect easily with LEO satellites.
The new feature will allow users to make calls without the need for a 5G or 4G network. The new iPhone 13 will house a customized Qualcomm X60 baseband chip in order to be compatible with satellite communications. Globalstar is expected to be on board to execute this feature. In order to make this new feature successful, Apple is expecting network operators to collaborate with Globalstar. Only then users can directly reach the services of Globalstar. The new iPhone will also come with better cameras, a smaller notch, an A15 bionic chip, and bigger batteries.