Its another victory for chipset maker Qualcomm!
After Google announced last Tuesday that its HTC Nexus One “Googlephone” will run on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chip, TheStreet.com announced that the Qualcomm will also be powering the new iPhones.
Northeast Securities analyst Ashok Kumar confirmed this fact with the manufacturers and suppliers involved with the phone. Reps from both Apple and Qualcomm however, hasn’t officially confirmed this rumor.
According to Kumar, Apple has officially ditched Infineon which powered its iPhones on the AT&T network. A new Qualcomm chipset will now power the new iPhones coming to Verizon.
“It’s looking like Qualcomm is beginning to be the one to beat,” Kumar says.
Kumar, earlier today, also confirmed that Apple will not be utilizing Intel’s chips for its upcoming tablet computer and will be using chips from Apple-owned P.A. Semi.