There are two types of iPhone X, and one is faster than the other

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There’s one little detail about the iPhone X that Apple likes to keep quiet: there’s really two different versions of the phone. Apple sourced baseband modems, the parts that deal with cellular connections, from both Intel and Qualcomm. Depending on where you bought your phone and what network you’re on, your iPhone X could have a Qualcomm or Intel modem — and they’re not created equal.

Provisional testing from SpeedSmart, a company that crowdsources speedtests from individual users through an app, shows that there is a small but real difference in speeds between the Intel and Qualcomm versions of the iPhone X, even when they’re on the same network. The catch is that it’s Intel’s modem, which is regarded to be behind Qualcomm’s in many respects, that turns out to be faster.

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