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If you have an iPhone X with a Qualcomm modem, congratulations

Apple decided to incorporate two types of modem on its iPhone X , one from Qualcomm and one from Intel. The difference is that Qualcomm’s modems are 67% faster on LTE.

In the United States, China, India and Australia, they enjoy Qualcomm’s modem , while the rest of the world uses Intel.

If you have an iPhone X with a Qualcomm modem, congratulationsIf you have an iPhone X with a Qualcomm modem, congratulations

Between the two modems, there is a considerable price difference, with Intel’s being cheaper than those produced by Qualcomm .

iPhone X with a Qualcomm modem , has better LTE performance, specifically 67% faster compared to Intel.

To differentiate the models, Qualcomm’s models are differentiated by the number A1865 . This model is the one sold in the United States.

In Europe and other countries, we have the Intel modem for the iPhone X, the model number is A1901 .

The performance tests were carried out with a download speed of 195 Mbps with a 20MHz operator. In this case, the iPhone X with an Intel modem, dropped quickly in speed.

Qualcomm’s model stood up better to tests with low or very weak signal. Specifically with signals below 120dBm and with a result of up to 67% faster compared to Intel .

Currently, the Intel modem installed in the iPhone X, does not support the antennas MIMO 4×4 or LAA , where some operators in the United States are starting to work with this system to create Gigabit LTE networks.

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While the Qualcomm modem with the X16 model (installed on new iPhones) does support these 4×4 MIMO antennas, it is currently disabled for both iPhone X models.

What modem do you have installed on your iPhone?