Since 4G’s introduction everywhere, there have been almost no cases regarding the delivery of data speed on devices, irrespective of the mobile phone being used. But, a new report reveals that your phone model can affect download speeds in different regions.
According to a new report from OpenSignal, Samsung mobile phone users experience the best download speed in 35 per cent of countries out of 40 countries analysed. Right after them, Apple users were faster in 17.5 per cent of countries. Huawei was joint first in 17.5 per cent of countries. And, in the remaining 48 per cent, none of the three was fastest.
The report was based on tests from 23,352,908 devices in 40 countries, and devices were split into three tiers – low, mid, and high-tier.
Samsung, who make devices ranging from cheap to premium while compared to Apple who only offers premium-priced models. A more impressive feat for Samsung was that the Apple users in the US experienced download speeds 8.2 Mbps slower than Samsung users.
The highest download speed that Samsung recorded was in Norway, where the South Korean mobile maker hit a high 12 Mbps speed mark. Samsung users enjoy a 26.6 Mbps download speed globally compared with 25.1 Mbps for Apple users and just 24.4 Mbps for Huawei users.
In spite of Samsung dominating, Apple did manage to beat Samsung by as much as 14.7 Mbps in the United Arab Emirates and Taiwan.
As 5G is on the verge of launch, these results could change dramatically in the next couple of years and we shall see who manages to dominate with the new internet technology....