Sorry: The iPhone 13 probably won’t connect to satellites

The good news is that mainstream phones, including the iPhone 13, are going to have much better connectivity.

A smartphone connectivity revolution may be upon us, and I’m not talking about 5G.

In fact, 5G is a bit of a mirage — or, at least, it doesn’t offer what the public thinks it does. If you buy a 5G-enabled phone, it won’t connect to 5G networks unless you find yourself in a rare urban space within range of a 5G base station without the obstructions that l…

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