Cook said that in dollar terms, the acquisitionIntelThe intelligent baseband service isappleThe second-largest acquisition in history, second only to the acquisition of headsets Beats for $3 billion. But this is Apple's biggest acquisition, measured by the talent it gets, because the company has acquired about 2,200 Intel employees through the deal.
He also said that Apple sees the deal as an excellent opportunity to accelerate future product development, own and control the "main technology" behind Apple products. He also confirmed that the deal made Apple's wireless technology patent portfolio more than 17,000.
Cook’s comments are clearly suggesting that Apple plans to develop autonomous baseband technology, which has been reported many times. According to the news, Apple plans to launch its own baseband products as soon as possible in 2021. Well-known analyst Guo Minghao recently released a report saying that Apple will launch three models next year.iPhoneWill support all 5G, but will still use Qualcomm's baseband.