LTE on the iPhone 6 is three times faster than on the iPhone 5s [video]




In addition to more efficient processor, improved graphics and large displays 6 iPhone got support for the new communication standard LTE-Advanced. The maximum speed of the mobile networks compound LTE-A is 300 Mbit / sec. Recently, testing has shown that the wireless interface of the new flagship Apple up to three times faster than the iPhone 5s.


iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is equipped with LTE-modem Qualcomm MDM9625M. This module supports LTE-A network within the Advanced Category 4. It is made on 28-nanometer process technology and supports almost all modern cellular standards (20 frequencies), including LTE-Advanced. Thus, the new Apple smart phones provide a theoretical data rate of 150 Mbit / s.

In models of iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, in turn, used LTE-module category 3 It is capable of transmitting data at speeds up to 100 Mbit / s. Despite the slight differences in theory, in practice the speed of data transmission in LTE iPhone 6 up to three times greater than the iPhone 5s. Measurements in Annex SpeedTest showed that in the same network “six” transmits data at an average of 99 Mbit / s, while its predecessor, boasts a result of “only” 32 Mbit / s.

Note that in the Russian network LTE-Advanced are not yet sufficiently developed. The leader of the market of “Megafon” coverage of this standard has not even supporting smartphones and tablets, is available only within the Garden Ring and the Moscow Ring Road to reach not before the end of the year.

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