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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.

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How to Find iPhone X Has Qualcomm or Intel 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.

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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.

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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.

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