Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
The phone giant is also expected towhereby the iPhones are said to be dark blue with a larger screen. The iPhone .
The history of the technology giant working with Qualcomm on their cell phones is long and complex. Apple originally used phone chips from German company Infineon when it first launched the iPhone before moving to Qualcomm in 2011. Intel then bought Infineon in 2011, but these chips were only used again in 2016 when the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus a dispute over Qualcomm's license fees.
Apple and Qualcomm have settled their lawsuit and signed a multi-year contract in April 2019, under which Qualcomm will provide the 5G chip for the iPhone.