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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by melissai_, Oct 22, 2010.

  1. melissai_

    melissai_ Well-Known Member
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    So i've read about 4G and what's supposed to be amazing with it, but alas...i live in a place where 4G does not exist so I was wondering, for those of you who DO live in a 4G city....what's your favorite part? / most noticeable difference from 3G?

    Thanks!
     



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  2. eieio

    eieio Android Expert

    4g makes some features better.

    1. hotspot and tethering faster speeds.

    2. Video Chat call quality improved

    3. Downloading and uploading large data files

    4 Running web based software.

    5. Streaming Video content.

    Yesterday I made more video calls than voice phone calls using Tango..
     
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  3. SoFLO

    SoFLO Guest

    4G also allows you to make voice calls and use data simultaneously.
     
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  4. WSFrazier

    WSFrazier Newbie

    +1 This is what I like most. Coming from AT&T I missed this.
     
  5. melissai_

    melissai_ Well-Known Member
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    wow, i am very jealous! thanks for the info :) makes me want it more :(
     
  6. Zumaki

    Zumaki Android Enthusiast

    Does 4G kill the battery any more than 3G?
     
  7. IAmSixNine

    IAmSixNine Well-Known Member

    I am in a spotty 4G market so i dont use mine all that much, but when i do use it i like the faster web browsing and faster app experinece with programs that access the net. Also if your away from a charger using 4G will significantly drain the battery. But its still nice to have..
     
  8. thaprinze

    thaprinze Well-Known Member

    Oh yea! It's not something you should leave on all day. For the most part you want to turn it on while you're surfing a few minutes, but there's really no need to leave it on all day anyway. 3G gives you what you need.
     
  9. eieio

    eieio Android Expert

    That is a tricky question..

    If your in a solid 4g area and 3g is off, The battery life is the same or some times better than 3g only.

    If both radios are on and your in solid coverage I can get 6-8 hours..

    If the coverage is spotty and both radios are on I can get 4-6 hours.

    So for the most part yes 4g will drain your battery faster..
     
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  10. lakerfwd88

    lakerfwd88 Lurker

    I have spotty 4G coverage, but when I have it, its pure awesomeness!!!!!!! Sucks a ton of battery but who cares I keep it plugged in, I dumped internet at home and I tether, and 4G on pc is pretty cool
     
  11. s_special

    s_special Android Enthusiast

    tethering in one spot on 4G is great!
     
  12. Caloy

    Caloy Android Expert

    For about 99% of the time, I leave my 4G off. The only time I actually used it was when I wanted to view HQ YouTube Videos. For most of my needs, 3G would suffice.
     

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