iPhone blocked Baidu Navigation: According to a Silicon Valley analyst, an internal Apple employee revealed that the official document once mentioned that the iPhone has a performance problem with the Beidou signal, so Apple blocked the Beidou signal.
According to Apple’s official website, in terms of cellular network and wireless connection, from the iPhone 6 to iPhone 11 series, as well as the first and second generation devices of the iPhone SE, GPS/GNSS are built in. GNSS is the global navigation satellite system, including the US GPS, Russian GLONASS, EU GALILEO and China Beidou satellite navigation system and other four global systems.
In addition, after years of development, my country’s Beidou navigation system has been used in various industries, and more than 70% of my country’s new smartphones have already supported Beidou navigation.
However, the iPhone that the netizens have recently discussed does not support Beidou navigation. It means that the latest iPhone 11 series supports positioning functions such as GPS, GNSS, digital compass, wireless LAN, cellular network, and iBeacon micro positioning. It includes almost all positioning technologies, but only a few. China’s Beidou navigation system.
From a technical point of view, Apple’s recent generations of mobile phones are practical Intel baseband, the latest is XMM7660, the official document is confirmed to support Beidou navigation positioning, so the iPhone can support Beidou navigation.
Therefore, as mentioned above, some internal Apple employees revealed that the official document once mentioned that the iPhone uses performance problems with the Beidou signal, so Apple blocked the Beidou signal.
In addition to performance issues, whether there are other undisclosed issues, but also waiting for Apple’s reply.