Apple iPhone X is the most revolutionary iPhone we’ve seen in the past few years, so we’re not surprised with its impressive launch in 2017. The stock is extremely limited any many people have to wait until 2018 to get hands on the new device.

Undoubtedly, iPhone has taken the crown from recent Android smartphones and this iPhone X has become the most beautiful and powerful smartphone of the year. If you’re ready to hit the store and have a chance to buy one, you need to make sure that the phone is compatible with your carrier. Specifically, the iPhone X comes in 3 different model numbers, including A1865, A1901, and A1902, for different markets. Let’s see all the differences between them.

iPhone X A1865 vs A1901 vs A1902

iPhone X A1865 details

The A1865 is the most desirable version since it’s the global variant equipped with Qualcomm modem chip; it supports both CDMA and GSM networks, so it will work with all carriers in the US including AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon.

The A1865 can be bought in the United States, Puerto Rico, Australia, Hong Kong and China. This is also the unlocked SIM-free version you can find later on Apple Store.

Network bands supported by iPhone X A1865

  • The FDD LTE bands supported are as follows: 1 (2100 MHz), 2 (1900 MHz), 3 (1800 MHz), 4 (AWS), 5 (850 MHz), 7 (2600 MHz), 8 (900 MHz), 12 (700 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), 30 (2300 MHz), 66 (AWS-3)
  • The TD LTE bands supported are as follows: 38 (TD 2600 MHz), 39 (TD 1900 MHz), 40 (TD 2300 MHz), 41 (TD 2500 MHz)
  • TD-SCDMA 1900 (F), 2000 (A)
  • CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)

iPhone X A1901 details

This A1901 model lacks support for TD-SCDMA and CDMA EV-DO Rev, so it is not fully compatible with Verizon and Sprint network in the US. You can still make calls through VoLTE on Sprint and Verizon but this is a GSM model that performs best on AT&T and T-Mobile. The A1901 is also available in European and Asian countries like the UK, France, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Italy, Spain, Singapore, and Australia.

Network bands supported by iPhone X A1901

  • LTE bands 1 (2100 MHz), 2 (1900 MHz), 3 (1800 MHz), 4 (AWS), 5 (850 MHz), 7 (2600 MHz), 8 (900 MHz), 12 (700 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), 30 (2300 MHz), 66 (AWS-3)
  • TD-LTE bands 38 (TD 2600 MHz), 39 (TD 1900 MHz), 40 (TD 2300 MHz), 41 (TD 2500 MHz)
  • GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)

iPhone X A1902 details

The iPhone X A1902 is the exclusive model for the Japanese market. The previous iPhone generations have the FeliCa Type-F NFC contactless technology for the Apple Pay service in Japan. However, this is no longer a benefit of the A1902 since all iPhone X models have this technology now. Having said that, the A1902 still covers more bands than any other model. It is available on AU, Docomo, and Softbank.

Network bands supported by iPhone X A1902

  • FDD-LTE bands 1 (2100 MHz), 2 (1900 MHz), 3 (1800 MHz), 4 (AWS), 5 (850 MHz), 7 (2600 MHz), 8 (900 MHz), 11 (1500 MHz), 12 (700 MHz), 13 (700c MHz), 17 (700b MHz), 18 (800 MHz), 19 (800 MHz), 20 (800 DD), 21 (1500 MHz), 25 (1900 MHz), 26 (800 MHz), 28 (700 APT MHz), 29 (700 de MHz), 30 (2300 MHz), 66 (AWS-3)
  • TD-LTE bands 34 (TD 2000), 38 (TD 2600), 39 (TD 1900), 40 (TD 2300), 41 (TD 2500), 42 (TD 3500)
  • TD-SCDMA 1900 (F), 2000 (A)
  • CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)

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