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iPhone 6 Smokes the iPhone 5S in LTE Data Speed Tests


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Jul 27, 2011
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The above video is a stark display of the LTE prowess found in the new iPhone 6. It's data speeds completely dominate its predecessor, the iPhone 5S. In fact, it's download speeds of just under 100Mbps are almost 3 times the 34Mbps achieved by the iPhone 5S. Even the iPhone 6's upload speeds are nearly twice as fast as the iPhone 5S with scores of 26Mbps and 16Mbps respectively.

It turns out the Qualcomm MDM9625M LTE Category 4 modem inside the iPhone 6 is rated to offer peak download speeds of up to 150Mbps and peak upload speeds of up to 50Mbps. It apparently comes close to actually delivering these speeds in real-world tests.

Sound off if you have noticed your browsing and data download speeds being faster with the new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus.
With my Asus 802.11ac router.....and Comcast's Extreme 150/20 tier.....I constantly get ~130-140Mbps down and ~23-25Mbps up on my iPhone 6....
NOTE: This is when using the 5 GHz wi-fi network vs the 2.4 GHz.....
All in all....not too shabby!!!:D