Study Suggests Samsung Users In U.S. See Faster Download Speeds Than Apple iPhone Users on Average

Samsung smartphone customers within the United States expertise quicker LTE knowledge speeds on common than Apple iPhone customers, in response to a latest world research carried out by Opensignal.

The research checked out over three billion measurements from greater than 23 million units from April 1 to June 30, 2019, concluding that Samsung customers within the U.S. skilled obtain speeds 8.2Mb/s quicker than iPhone customers on common.

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Samsung customers additionally noticed quicker obtain speeds than Apple customers in 35 % of nations, throughout 40 international locations analyzed. Apple customers noticed quicker speeds in simply 17.5 % of nations, and within the remaining 48 %, neither Apple nor Samsung (nor Huawei) provided the quickest units.

Apple’s iPhones had the largest edge over Samsung in Taiwan and the United Arab Emirates, the place iPhone speeds have been 8Mb/s quicker than Samsung machine speeds. Samsung had the largest edge over Apple in Norway, the place Samsung customers noticed cellular speeds that have been 14Mb/s quicker than these skilled by Apple customers.

All in all, Apple’s iPhones have been quicker than Samsung and Huawei (the third hottest worldwide smartphone) in Brazil, Costa Rica, Kuwait, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, and UAE.

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Samsung received out within the United States, Australia, Chile, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Spain, and Sweden.

Opensignal’s testing cut up smartphone customers into three teams (low, mid, and high-tier) based mostly on every smartphone’s cellular community capabilities, with the best tier representing the most recent smartphones with expertise than Opensignal says is extra delicate to cellular community enhancements.

Amid higher-tier smartphones, variations in speeds between the three largest smartphone manufacturers (Apple, Samsung, and Huawei) have been smaller. Higher-tier smartphones included the iPhone XS and XS Max, together with the Galaxy S8, S9, and S10, amongst others.

Higher-tier Samsung customers noticed quicker speeds than Apple and Huawei customers with world obtain speeds of 26.6Mb/s vs. 25.1Mb/s (Apple) vs. 24.4Mb/s (Huawei), however Apple customers noticed the quickest speeds of the three within the mid-tier class, which included the iPhone XR, X, and eight, together with the Samsung M40 and A80 and others.

Middle tier iPhone customers, which make up the majority of Apple customers, noticed speeds of 16.5Mb/s, in comparison with 16.3Mb/s for Huawei customers and 14.4Mb/s for Samsung customers. Samsung in the end received out within the higher-tier smartphone class (aka the most recent units) and received the general velocity contest as a result of most iPhone customers have iPhones with slower modem {hardware}.

Samsung and Huawei have prioritized “Gigabit” LTE modems over the course of the previous few years, whereas Apple’s solely units with modems in that class are the iPhone XS and the XS Max. Even the iPhone XR, a 2018 machine, does not have an LTE modem similar to the modem chips Samsung has been utilizing for the final couple of years.

Apple’s problem is that few of its present fashions are high-tier units once we group iPhone fashions based mostly on their…

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