A test found that Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy smartphones are faster than Apple’s iPhone 12 in download speed.
Ookla, an internet speed measurement site, said on December 20 that it conducted a speed test on the main smartphone models used in Korea in the third quarter of 2021 and found that the Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G recorded the fastest speed. fast 221.18 Mbps.
The Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G was followed by the Galaxy S215G (215.1 Mbps) and the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (199.91 Mbps) and the iPhone 12 (193.34 Mbps).
The iPhone 13, which was released in 2021, was excluded from the comparison list due to the small number of its samples.
In an LTE download speed test, the Galaxy S9 + also set the highest speed record of 60.41 Mbps. The Galaxy series model ranked first to fourth in LTE download speeds, beating the iPhone 11 in fifth place (56.96 Mbps).
However, the iPhone 13 ranked first in 5G download speeds in tests conducted in other countries.
In China, Huawei’s Mate 40 Pro (280.22 Mbps) narrowly beat the iPhone 13 (278.22 Mbps). The iPhone 13 outperformed Android phones led by the Galaxy models in Australia, Canada, France, Japan, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Meanwhile, the 5G download speeds of major smartphones in Korea have been increasing steadily, starting with the Galaxy S10 5G reaching 102.61 Mbps in 2019.
“In Korea, 5G smartphones are worth buying,” Ookla said. “Consumers can choose from a wide range of high-performance 5G smartphone models.”