After the new report According to renowned analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of TF International Securities, the upcoming iPhone 15 family smartphones will feature an updated UWB U1 chip to enable a more complete and reliable connection to the Vision Pro Mixed Reality Wireless Headset.
“The iPhone 15 will most likely update the UWB specification and change the manufacturing process from 16nm to a more advanced 7nm, which will improve performance and reduce power consumption for close-up interactions.” says the analyst.
in your new one post Kuo said on Twitter that Apple will actively update the iPhone’s hardware specifications as part of plans to build a competitive Vision Pro ecosystem. “The ecosystem is one of the key success factors for Vision Pro, including integration with other Apple hardware products, and the core hardware capabilities associated with it are Wi-Fi and UWB.” explained the analyst.
The U1 chip has been used in Apple smartphones since the iPhone 11 series. It’s used in Apple AirTag tags, Apple Watch Series 6 and later wearables, second-generation HomePod mini and HomePod speakers, and the latest AirPods Pro charging cases.
Kuo also announced that the iPhone 16 will be Apple’s first Wi-Fi 7 smartphone.iPhone 16 is likely to be upgraded to Wi-Fi 7, which will facilitate integration with Apple hardware products running on the same local network and provide a better ecosystem experience.” says the analyst.