Apple’s iPhone 14 Pro Max lost the top download speed spot to competitors like Samsung’s S22 and Google’s Pixel 7 Pro. | | Photo credit: AP
Ookla found in its latest mobile performance report that Apple’s iPhone 14 Pro Max doesn’t hold the top spot for fastest download speeds among smartphones, beating competitors such as Samsung’s S22 and Google’s Pixel 7 Pro. We shared that we are being robbed of the top spot.
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The iPhone 14 Pro Max took the top spot in Q3 with a median download speed of 147 Mbps and a median upload speed of 17 Mbps, but that’s no longer the case.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4 currently holds the top spot with an average download speed of 147.24 Mbps, while the Pixel 7 Pro holds the second spot with 137.11 Mbps. Meanwhile, the iPhone 14 Pro Max came in third with 133.84 Mbps, while the Pro scored 130.14 Mbps.
Upload speeds and latency were very close, but the Pixel 7 Pro took the lead with 15.53 Mbps upload and 50ms latency.
Interestingly, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4 beat the same performance numbers previously seen with the iPhone 14 Pro Max. And while it’s not clear exactly why Apple’s flagship product has slowed down download and upload speeds, the concentration of devices in metropolitan areas may be one reason.
However, despite the drop in download speeds, Apple’s flagship Samsung and Google devices continue to deliver strong download speeds with median performance of 125-147 Mbps according to Ookla’s tests. be careful.