iPHONE 12 Pros and Cons – Do I need 5G

iPHONE 12 Pros and Cons – Do I need 5G

Is it worth waiting for iPhone 12?

iPhone 12 Pros and Cons – Is it Worth the Money? Read on to find out the pros and cons!

The New IPHONE12 comes out and you’re gouged for $1,000. Who on earth needs 5G? 

What is 5G?

  • 5G is the 5th generation mobile network. It is a new global wireless standard after 1G, 2G, 3G, and 4G networks.
  • 5G is designed to deliver peak data rates up to 20 Gbps based on IMT-2020 requirements.
  • 5G is based on OFDM (Orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing), in other words, the way it is designed to work reduces interference.
  • 5G also uses wider bandwidth technologies such as sub-6 GHz and mmWave.
  • 5G is a unified, more capable air interface.
What is 5G?

Pros of the iPhone 12 5G:

  • Lower Latency – Enabling real-time applications like AR/VR.
  • Higher Speed – More devices can be online at once.
  • Higher Capacity – Data will move faster, easily exceeding 5 Gbps.
  • 5G is driving global growth.

Cons of the iPhone 12 5G:

  • Currently a very limited rollout in the U.S.
  • It is more difficult for the 5G higher-frequency signal to penetrate through buildings. This is particularly difficult for using 5G in cities.
  • Infrastructure requires building new 5G specific towers, facing significant pushback from communities.

Use Cases of 5G and the iPhone 12:

Media – Introduce new capabilities such as high-definition streaming and virtual reality.
Supply Chain Management – Expand the use of IoT sensors to increase production, streamline processes, and reduce costs.
Public Safety – Enhance real-time video, secure communications, and media sharing.
Manufacturing – Build smart factories with AI, AR, and robotics.


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