iPhone X support new lte speeds

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by cmhsam, Nov 3, 2017.

  1. cmhsam macrumors 6502

    Jul 14, 2008
    curios if anyone knows if the x supports the new LTE SPEEDS like the galaxy s8 plus?
  2. deadworlds macrumors 65816


    Jun 15, 2007
    Citrus Heights,CA
    Can you be more specific? Are you taking about LTE bands?
  3. benzslrpee macrumors 6502


    Jan 1, 2007
    assuming it shares the same LTE chipset as the 8, then no it does not have 4x4 MIMO for gigabit LTE

    in terms of gigabit LTE, Telstra in Australia has it and probably SK Telecom in South Korea... maybe DoCoMo? don’t know where you are based, but if in US, the carriers are still in limited market trials and are no where close to launching it en masse in 2018... likely a 2019 capability

  4. geoff5093 macrumors 68020


    Sep 16, 2014
    Dover, NH
    I don't know what you mean by LTE speeds, as speeds are determined by many factors such as the band, carrier aggregation, congestion, etc. The S8+ supports 4x4 MIMO which the iPhone X does not, so technically it isn't as fast.
  5. cmhsam thread starter macrumors 6502

    Jul 14, 2008
    Got it. Thanks. I should have been more clear in asking if it will support the next gen LTE / 5G
  6. dominiongamma macrumors 68000

    Oct 19, 2014
    Tempe, Arizona
    No it won’t
  7. big samm macrumors 65816

    big samm

    Oct 27, 2008
    You are talking about Lte-Advanced, Yes the iPhone 8 iPhone x and Samsung S8 all supports it. But the network also have to support it to be able to use these faster speeds which are way faster than regular lte devices.

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