Apple iPhone X vs Pixel 2 vs Note 8 vs LG V30 LTE speed test
The Google Pixel 2, LG V30 and Galaxy Note 8 performance crush the iPhone X on the most common LTE band in North America, according to new test data from Cellular Insights given exclusively to PCMag.
The Pixel 2 is tuned to get up to 36 percent better download speeds using the same band, channel size, and number of antennas than the best iPhone X model, the tests found. With their full complement of antennas turned on, the Pixel 2, Note 8, and LG V30 can get double the speeds per channel compared to the iPhone.
PCMag asked Cellular Insights to test all the smartphones, because they all use the latest Qualcomm’s X16 “gigabit” modem. The design of the phone maker has a lot of influence on the performance. It can make a huge different and you can see it all in the test results.