Performance

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...

Futuremark Analysis Shows Apple Doesn’t Slow Down Older iPhones on Purpose

Recently, benchmarking company Futuremark set out to debunk long-running speculation that Apple intentionally slows down older iPhones when it releases new software updates as a way to encourage its customers to buy new devices. In order to answer these allegations, Futuremark compiled data from its free 3DMark benchmarking tool, gathering results submitted by users. The company found that iOS updates largely...