iPhone X models: Verizon vs T-Mobile

You might not know it, but there are two distinct models of iPhone X you can buy. No, I'm not talking about different storage sizes or colors; instead, it's two different cellular modems that distinguish the two models.

The A1865 model has a Qualcomm modem inside, and supports the networks of all four major wireless carriers in the US. That's the version you're getting if you buy a SIM-free unlocked phone directly from Apple, or if you buy the Sprint or Verizon versions.

The other model is A1901, which has an Intel modem and is sold by AT&T and T-Mobile. (There is technically a third model, A1902, but it;s only sold in Japan and is specially tuned to their cell networks there.)

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