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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Houstatlanavegas, Jun 20, 2010.

  1. Houstatlanavegas

    Houstatlanavegas Well-Known Member
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    just an opinion thing but do you think your home works better or worst on wifi?? cause I think I see dramatic improvement on my phone just a thought
     

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    It should work better, unless the wifi connection isn't much better than your mobile internet connection.
     
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    OK that would make sense huh LOL
     
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    My phone is much faster. Using the speed.net test, my wifi is pulling speeds about 5 times faster then my 3G....although i only get 1 or 0 bars in my house.
     
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    Mine's bestest on 3G but worst on wi-fi. ....... :/
     
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    speedtest app always gives me a great speeds for wifi, compared to 3G. Usually double the speeds. Although I dont see a difference with downloading from the market, wondering if VZW/Android caps speeds...*shrug*
     
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    WIFI on eris is a joke. I have a 15 Mb connection and can only get about 2 Mb 3 on a great day over wifi. The 3G is running at about .5 to 1.5 and is much better on the battery. I have full bars according to the status bar. It makes no sense to me either.
     
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    It's a mobile device. They don't need to be able to pull 3+ Mb. It's very rare that you will ever max that out on a cell phone. From what I can tell, my ipod touch can't get too much higher than what my Eris can. So its either a limitation of speedtest mobile, or the network adapters aren't quite as robust.

    And WiFi is noticeably faster when you use YouTube.


    Sent from an HTC Eris
     
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    The Eris wifi hardware seems to max out at about 5 Mbps. That throughput is the most I've seen with speedtest on my Eris.
     
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    I dont see a difference at all, unless im streaming video..
     
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    Yeah same here, just did another speednet test, DL was 5459kbps (but did go little passed 6000), and UL was 775kbps.

    But I never see a difference when surfing the web, or even using the markets. I dont youtube much with eris.
     

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