By default, your iPhone uses the Smart Data mode feature in iOS to ensure that 5G data (and voice) are used only when doing so provides a noticeably better experience. You can manage your 5G settings if you'd like to manually optimize 5G networking on the handset. In this post, you’ll learn how to optimize 5G on your iPhone for either speed or power consumption.
With the arrival of the iPhone 12 came an alphabet soup of abbreviations and different 5G icons in the iOS status bar, ranging from 4G masquerading as 5G to 5G Ultra Wideband. Follow along with our tutorial to learn the meaning of all those iPhone 5G icons.
Apple allows you to control whether things like iOS software updates or TV shows and movies should take full advantage of 5G cellular data on the iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. Follow along with us as we show you how to control whether FaceTime, TV, Music and third-party apps should use more cellular data for enhanced experiences or reduce their cellular data consumption.
Using 5G networking on Apple's latest shiny drains the battery about twenty percent faster than 4G, according to testing conducted by Tom's Guide. The twenty percent reduction when using fast 5G networking translates into a two-hour hit in terms of battery life versus 4G.
The iPhone 12 lineup supports 5G, but there's a limitation with one of the previous features Apple introduced some time ago: Dual SIM mode.
Did you know that there are smartphones out there that support 5G, and they were on the market before the iPhone 12 lineup was announced? Well, Samsung's not afraid to remind you.
During Apple's announcement of the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro, the company took some time to let Verizon hype up 5G. Why? Well, obviously, the new iPhones support 5G.
Just a few days ahead of Apple's October 13 online media presentation to unveil the iPhone 12 family and other new gizmos, unconfirmed details about Apple's upcoming lineup have leaked.
The next Apple event unveiling the iPhone 12 family is rumored to take place on Tuesday, October 13, with preorders starting the following Friday, October 16.
Apple confirmed earlier this year that the iPhone 12 lineup would see a slight delay. And, indeed, we're expecting to see the newest smartphone lineup arrive in October. But we may be just days away from a launch, according to one CEO.
In the near future, Apple is going to announce new iPhones. It will more than likely be the iPhone 12 lineup. And those handsets will probably support 5G.
Volume production of upcoming iPhone 12 models is slated to start later this month while AirTags, an upcoming item-tracking accessory from Apple, has already gone into production.