LTE Modem

iPhone X Models with Qualcomm Modem Still Outpaces Those with Intel Modem

According to new report from Cellular Insights, iPhone X models equipped with Qualcomm's Snapdragon x16 LTE modem get consistently better cellular speeds than the versions with Intel's XMM7480 modem. Cellular Insights used professional equipment to simulate LTE performances in various situations. The testing was based on LTE Band 4 performance, which is used by every...

Qualcomm LTE Modem in iPhone 7 is Much Faster than Intel Version

Apple has used LTE modems from two different sources, Qualcomm and Intel, in its latest flagship iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, with A1778 and A1784 iPhone models carrying a GSM-only Intel XMM7360 modem, while the A1660 and 1661 using a GSM/CDMA-compatible Qualcomm MDM9645M LTE modem. However, new tests conducted by Cellular Insights show that the Qualcomm modem outperforms...

Apple’s iPhone 7 May Switch to Intel LTE Modem, Hints Qualcomm CEO

Apple may switch LTE modem suppliers, at least according to comments made by Qualcomm's CEO during the company's earnings call (via Bloomberg). Speaking with analysts, Qualcomm Chief Executive Officer Steve Mollenkopf indicated that the company might be losing some orders from a major customer. He told analysts that he is "assuming" the customer will be...

Apple’s iPhone 6 May Include Qualcomm’s MDM9625 LTE Modem [PIC]

Apple’s next-generation iPhone could include Qualcomm’s MDM9625 LTE modem, with support for LTE-Advanced. MacRumors has released an image of what could be the logic board on the 4.7-inch model iPhone 6. The below image reportedly shows a part of the iPhone 6’s logic board, housing the A8 processor and MDM9625 LTE modem (outlined in the...