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Apple could drop Qualcomm chips from iPhone from 2018 - report

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Apple is apparently designing iPhones and iPads for next year without any components from Qualcomm, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources close to the matter. The move would mainly involve modem chips. Still, the sources said Apple's plans could still change. People familiar with Apple's manufacturing process said the company could change modem-chip suppliers as late as June, three months before the next iPhone is expected to ship. Still, some of the people said Apple hasn't previously designed iPhones and iPads to exclude Qualcomm chips at a similar stage of the process.  

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