Talk iPhone 4S data speeds here
Not sure if it just me but my iPhone 4S on Verizon takes FOREVER to load on 3G, like 2-3 minutes per page. On Wi-Fi it's blazing fast.....I live in NY area so my connection should be good and I had a Droid X before hand and it was fine on 3G. I called Verizon but they just said it will take some time for everything to work. It's now 6 hours later and it's still slow. Any suggestions to fix?
- 10-14-2011, 08:30 PM #2
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- 10-14-2011, 09:32 PM #9iPhone Beginner
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What kind of speeds are you guys getting? My WiFi speed is faster than the speed of my MacBook Pro!
I'm on Verizon:
On WiFi - 10.92mbps down, 1.44mbps up
On 3G - 1.53mbps down, .68mbps up
In my house I only have 3 bars... so I'm thinking 1.53 isn't too bad, but I'm usually on wifi at home anyway.
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Speed test aren't always the best way to quantify how fast download speeds are. I've owned both Verizon and AT&T iP4 (at the same time for a bit) and while the AT&T always had a higher download speed per the app, real life was much closer than the results read.
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MIne is FAST. When I switched to Verizon I got a used OG Droid and noticed speeds seemed to be slower than on the EVO I forced to roam on Verizon to test the network, and it was. I am getting speeds that are double or better in weak areas with the 4S than the Droid. Reception is fantastic!
- 10-15-2011, 03:56 AM #18Nokia Lumia 900, iPad 1 16GB WiFi
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Wifi is definitely fast. I'm accustomed to Sprint's 3G Speed, which Gizmodo tested against Verizon and AT&T. While Sprint has the slowest of the three network speeds, we don't have HSPA+, so that's probably why. It doesn't matter to me because we have unlimited and they don't. 3G is plenty good for me.If you listen to metal, come and check out my tunes:
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- 10-15-2011, 09:08 AM #21
So I just took it outside my home earlier today for a test and I was surprised. It was MUCH quicker outside my home on 3G, I never did a SpeedTest but at home I'm getting .27 Mbps download and .02 upload which is SLOOOOOW. It's not a major problem I guess since I can always use Wi-Fi in my house but its just weird as my old Droid never had this problem........
Edit: Just ran on Wi-Fi...20.27 Download and 8.03 upload so its not the phone
- 10-15-2011, 01:51 PM #23iPhone Newbie
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Yeah my data speeds haven't been extremely faster, but they are relatively double of what I used to have with the iPhone 4. They're nowhere near the theoretical maximum, but at least I know the potential is there. Moreover, the reception has definitely been improved a great deal.
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