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    Qualcomm Nuvia vs Apple Mx

    I think this interview on Anandtech was an interesting read but one thing in particular caught my eye: It seems that when Nuvia-based SOCs finally release...
  2. Ulfric

    Qualcomm to Acquire NUVIA

    SAN DIEGO, Jan. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire NUVIA for approximately $1.4 billion before working capital and other adjustments. The transaction is...
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    Weird iPhone XS Model number. How do I know if it's an Intel or Qualcomm chip?

    I have the model number NTAR2LL/A. Anyone know if this is the Intel or Qualcomm kind of iPhone XS? I tried googling, but nothing comes up with that model number. Screenshot:

    iPhone 8(+) iPhone 8 - New modem?

    Does anyone know if the modem in the iPhone 8, unlocked, Apple store version is still being made with the Qualcomm modem (for the US market)? I know in Germany, Apple was forced to use the Intel modem for all the iPhone 8 devices, but I'm not sure if that applies here in the US.
  5. cansuds

    iPad Pro eSIM not available in China.

    I think it is with china patent problem in it. "Not all carriers support Apple SIM and eSIM. See your carrier for details. Not available in China." What do you think?
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    Without Qualcomm, at least I don't have to consider the iPhone anymore

    At least without Qualcomm models of the iPhone, I don't even have to consider it as an option anymore, and I can go ahead with the Note 9 with no regrets. I simply can't buy a phone that isn't going to get good reception. I got an SE on sale, so I have a toy phone, and I could use it on AT&T...
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    Iphone X reception

    3 weeks in, Just wondering if anyone here had the intel moden iphone x first on the Tmobile network and has done the move to the verizon qualcomm modem on the Tmobile network, do you see any performance differences on the tmobile network between the two ? (Don’t care about speed that much...
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    How AT&T Customers Can Get The Qualcomm iPhone X

    Quick background - Apple again will have at least 2 versions of the iPhone X - one with a Qualcomm modem for CDMA networks (Verizon/Sprint) and one with an Intel modem for GSM networks (AT&T/T-Mobile). There is some evidence, most anecdotal, that the superior Qualcomm chip outperforms the Intel...
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    Switching to Verizon with T-Mobile iPhone 7

    I purchased two iPhone 7s when they were announced, but unfortunately bought the T-Mobile version. I was aware of the whole Qualcomm vs Intel modem debate, but I didn't think I would want to switch to Verizon, so unfortunately I pulled the trigger before they had the SIM-free model available...

    Do you have the iPhone 7 Bug 'No Service' After Turning Off Airplane Mode?

    Do you have the iPhone 7 Bug 'No Service' After Turning Off Airplane Mode? If so, what carrier are you using?
  11. Mr. Zarniwoop

    Definitive Qualcomm (A1660/A1661) v. Intel (A1778/A1784) iPhone 7/7 Plus Thread

    As many are aware, there are two different versions of the iPhone 7/7 Plus for sale in the US: Model A1660/A1661 (GSM/CDMA) with Qualcomm Snapdragon X12 Modem (LTE Advanced up to Cat. 12 downlink with 600 Mbps peak download speed) for Sprint and Verizon but also works on AT&T and T-Mobile...