Why did Intel fail at making smartphone modems?

Jul 26, 2019 19 Comments

Congrats to the Intel employees who will be going to Apple!

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  • Intel / Eng Samaritan
    Because Intel leadership is đź’©
    Jul 26, 2019 0
  • New / Other
    DuQvV7y

    New Other

    BIO
    Did stuff. Hustled hard. Retired
    DuQvV7ymore
    The answer is a google search away.
    Jul 27, 2019 2
  • Intel EObe05
    Short answer "Bad leadership!"
    Jul 27, 2019 0
  • When has Intel ever added value to smartphone market. This is no different.
    Jul 27, 2019 1
  • Intel / Eng mentalment
    Wonder if Apple will retain all employees or fire and rehire?
    Jul 27, 2019 1
    • Capital One granolabar
      OP
      In the press release it said 2,200 intel employees will join Apple.
      Jul 27, 2019
  • Intel / Eng anon123ano
    Because Murthy could not bring talent from Qualcomm
    Jul 27, 2019 1
    • Amazon dhiekshxe
      I worked there during the Evans times few years ago, seems it didnt get any better since I left
      Jul 27, 2019
  • Microsoft tard
    Because of the smart phone business leader. The only reason intel appointed that person was because she was female and black
    Jul 28, 2019 0
  • Intel Act2016
    Cost structure. - atom vs arm
    Ecosystem - ease of integration
    No big design wins.
    Jul 28, 2019 0
  • Intel Kitten420
    Needed more time, Apple couldn't wait.
    Jul 26, 2019 0
  • Intel Act2016
    Aisha wasn’t the head of the smartphone. Only modem
    Jul 28, 2019 2
    • Intel / Eng Samaritan
      And Intel f*cked up modem business completely.
      Jul 28, 2019
    • Intel Act2016
      Sorry read the topic as smart phone only.

      Why did it fail. Team didn’t deliver. Her fault and many of the teams under. They had the lead on 5g by a year. And kissed it away
      Jul 28, 2019

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