iPhone 7 uses two different LTE modems with speed difference up to 30%

The latest tests on iPhone 7 revealed two different LTE modems from Intel and Qualcomm with varying speed of up to 30%! A report from Cellular Insights suggests that the LTE modems from Qualcomm perform better than Intel’s.

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Here’s how you can check which LTE modem your iPhone 7 has

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Go to Settings -> General -> About

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Tap on the Regulatory setting and the model number is the one circled. If the number is A1660 or A1661, it is the Qualcomm LTE modem. If it is A1778 or A1784, then it is the Intel LTE modem.

Which LTE modem do you have?

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