iPhone XR 2018 has a poor modem for its price but iPhone XR 2019 will get an upgrade

Apple iPhone XR is expensive than its Android Competitors, but it loses some leading tech inside. It’s not just the less impressive IPS LCD that sets back the smartphone, but the smartphone lacks in high LTE speeds. The modems that Apple use in the iPhone XR are not as superior as the ones on the more expensive iPhone XS and XS Max. Well, according to Barclays research note, the iPhone XR 2019 won’t suffer.

iPhone XR 2018 has a poor modem for its price but iPhone XR 2019 will get an upgrade

The iPhone XR 2019 will have same Liquid Retina Display, but the LTE modem will get an upgrade. Moreover, these iPhone will feature 4×4 MIMO (multiple-input, multiple-output) antenna design. It will significantly improve the LTE reception and data transfer speeds. The same technology is in use in the current iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, while the iPhone XR
makes use of 2×2 MIMO setup.

The new 4×4 MIMO setup is ideal in the areas where there is less preception of signals. What do you think about the iPhone XR 2018 now? Well, its a serious downgrade for the asking price in our opinion!