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The iPhone 13 will reportedly feature the Wi-Fi 6E protocol

Apple Vision Pro doesn’t have Wi-Fi 6E or Ultra Wideband support.

The upcoming iPhone 13 will sport the improved Wi-Fi 6E protocol, according to DigiTimes. The tech is expected to become a standard feature of both iOS and Android smartphones in 2022, the article adds. 

The Sellers Research Group (that’s me) thinks DigiTimes is right, as it’s a logical step for Apple to take. After all, Wi-Fi 6E adds support for the 6GHz wireless spectrum.

This means faster wireless speeds and lower latencies than previous generations, though you’ll need a new router. Wi-Fi 6E-compatible devices can take advantage of those new airwaves.

In other words, Wi-Fi 6E is a faster, more efficient version of Wi-Fi that allows wireless access points like routers to better manage networks crowded with lots of users and client devices. It’s not a new version of Wi-Fi like Wi-Fi 6, but is a term that identifies Wi-Fi 6 devices that are equipped with the chips and radios needed to operate in that new mass of spectrum the FCC just opened up.

The accompanying image is courtesy of PC Mag.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.