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Buy 7+ in 32 or 128 GB version?

I am getting ready to buy the wife an I 7+ to replace her Droid Turbo.
I just read this morning that the 32 GB phones are much slower in some ways than the 128GB version. The article states " write performance for the 32 GB iPhone 7 was only 42Mbps while the 128GB was over 8x faster at 341 Mbps.
The article also states the 4G network performance of some 7+ phones is 30 to 75% "worse" than other model numbers.
I thought the beauty of an iPhone was that the performance was consistent.
Now you have to know the model number to get a "fast" $869 iPhone? Maybe we should buy a Samsung S7 or Pixel instead.

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I'm going with rubbish.

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The network speed is part phone and mostly the cellular network. Anyone that claims it's the phone is suspect if the phone radio is constant.

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Rubbish reply

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Well I read another article today on it. The author said it was the Intel modem that was slow and the Qualcomm modem that performed best. He said most of the Intel modems were in phones going to Europe but I am going to make sure I have an understanding with AT&T before I buy.

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I noted in the rubbish

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About the cellular radio/modem being constant. I have worked in cellular base station design long ago so here we are with a lot of rubbish on the web.

Dig into what radio/modem is being used. That is only HALF the network speed gear. The carrier has to have a better network, stations and more to deliver what is possible.

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More rubbish

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The tests were done in several labs. Unless these are the same scientists that did the fraud on global warming, I would hope the signal was a constant in their tests.

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I feel this is headed to the dump.

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I've worked in such labs. Remember that I held the radio/modem constant. If that changes the results change too.

Hope this helps in the CO2 studies.

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from whom or what site will you buy it?

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See news today about Apple and Amazon's counterfeit iPhone products.

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ip7

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i vote ip7 plus

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