Ookla published its latest mobile performance report comparing the major US carriers when it comes to download and upload speeds, consistency, availability, and more.
Which US carrier has the fastest data speeds? Here’s what the newest tests show
Another interesting comparison in the test is a look at how the most popular smartphones in the US stacked up in Q4 for download/upload speed and latency.
While iPhone 14 Pro Max earned the crown for speed in Q3 with a median of 147 Mbps download speed and 17 Mbps upload speed, the tables have turned in Ookla’s new study.
Fastest smartphones in the US by download speed
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4 earned the top spot with 147.24 Mbps median download speed with Google’s Pixel 7 Pro coming in second at 137.11 Mbps.
The iPhone 14 Pro Max came in third with 133.84 and the 14 Pro logged 130.14 Mbps. Upload speeds and latency were all very close but the Pixel 7 Pro led with 15.53 Mbps for upload and 50 ms latency.
Another interesting result was Samsung smartphones taking the overall lead for fastest median download speeds compared to all iPhones by about 7 Mbps.