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New iPhone 6 got 20 LTE Bands and VoLTE support.

The new iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus was announced today at a special media event by Apple and there is something good about LTE support on these new phones. The device features VoLTE.

The company mentioned that iPhone 6 will support upto 20 LTE bands and for the first time might support LTE roaming on compatible networks. The 2 new iPhone 6 models supporting these new LTE bands are A1586  -iPhone 6 and A1524 – iPhone 6 Plus. Also worth mentioning is that it supports download speeds up to 150 Mbps and also Voice-over-LTE or VoLTE for the first time on an iPhone.

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Here are the 20 LTE bands supported by the iPhone 6 models (A1586 iPhone 6 and A1524 iPhone 6 Plus) majorly sold outside the US in Europe including UK and Asia including Japan and Hong Kong. Very likely that India will get this version of the device as it supports TD-LTE bands 38, 39, 40, 41 which Bharti Airtel has already deployed and supports iPhones and other smartphones sporting the TDD-LTE band 40 support.

The bands are:

1 (2100 MHz)
2 (1900 MHz)
3 (1800 MHz)
4 (AWS)
5 (850 MHz)
7 (2600 MHz)
8 (900 MHz)
13 (700c MHz)
17 (700b MHz)
18 (800 MHz)
19 (800 MHz)
20 (800 DD)
25 (1900 MHz)
26 (800 MHz)
28 (700 APT MHz)
29 (700 de MHz)
38 (TD 2600)
39 (TD 1900)
40 (TD 2300)
41 (TD 2500)

Here are the 16 LTE bands supported by the iPhone 6 models (A1549 iPhone 6 and A1522 iPhone 6 Plus) sold in the US

1 (2100 MHz)
2 (1900 MHz)
3 (1800 MHz)
4 (AWS)
5 (850 MHz)
7 (2600 MHz)
8 (900 MHz)
13 (700c MHz)
17 (700b MHz)
18 (800 MHz)
19 (800 MHz)
20 (800 DD)
25 (1900 MHz)
26 (800 MHz)
28 (700 APT MHz)
29 (700 de MHz)

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