How to Find Out If Your iPhone X Has Qualcomm or Intel LTE Modem

Recently, it was reported that Apple uses two different modem chips in Phone X. While one modem chip is from Qualcomm, the other is from Intel. According to a speed test conducted by Cellular Insights, Qualcomm LTE modem is faster than that of Intel. How would you find out if your iPhone X has Qualcomm or Intel LTE modem?

For those unfamiliar, the LTE modems used on the iPhones depend on carrier and market. You can check the model number of your iPhone X from Settings app and get to know whether it’s using Qualcomm or Intel’s LTE modem.

How to Check If Your iPhone X Has Qualcomm or Intel LTE modem

There are Three different iPhone X Models:

iPhone X A1902 model: It uses the Qualcomm MDM9655 Snapdragon X16 LTE modem for Japan.

iPhone X A1901 model: This iPhone X model uses the Intel XMM 7480 modem for GSM carriers like AT&T, T-Mobile in the US, Canada, Europe, Singapore, South Korea, Malaysia, Phillippines, United Arab Emirates, South Africa, Argentina, Russia, and Mexico.

iPhone X A1865 model: It has Qualcomm MDM9655 Snapdragon X16 LTE modem and works with CDMA carriers like Verizon, Sprint) in the US, Australia, China, Hong Kong, New Zealand.

How to Find iPhone X Model Number

Step 1: Open Settings app → Tap on General.

Tap on Settings then General on iPhone XStep #2. Tap on About. Then, scroll down and tap on Model. Tap on it to switch between part number and actual model number.

Find iPhone XS, XS Max or iPhone XR Model Number

 

Alternately, you can also go to the Regulatory section to view the model number of your device. Settings → About → Legal → Regulatory.

Now, you can see the model number of your iPhone X right at the top.

Depending on the model number, you can find out if your iPhone X has Qualcomm or Intel LTE modem.

That’s all!

Your turn:

In real life, you might not notice the difference between these two LTE modems. They are both of top-notch quality and do a fine job on all fronts. Have any feedback? Feel free to let us know that in the comments below.

You might want to refer these posts as well:

How to Find iPhone X Has Qualcomm or Intel LTE Modem

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Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.

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