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Silly Question for Galaxy S3

swifty2606

Active Member
So I made the change from iPhone to S3, but how do I know if I'm on a 3G connection? When i use chrome there is a "H" above the signal, is that high speed or?
The iPhone had a nice big 3G to let you know but I've never seen a 3G logo on my S3 yet!
Thanks in advance
 

Saldawop

Distinguished Member
When you see 3G you will be on 3G . When you see H you are on HSPA ,which I *think* is faster than 3G , and HSPA+ is faster still.
Thats my understanding anyway
 

swifty2606

Active Member
yeah I'm on 3 too! I was about to ring them and complain I'm not getting 3G, but if that H is faster I might make myself look like a bit of a plonker :)
 

Saldawop

Distinguished Member
Nicked from another site:

think of it like this

mobile dial up (older 2g phones) = 9600bps modem
gprs (2.5g phone) = 56k modem
3g/umts (the first 3g system) = the first adsl systems, just under 512k
3g/hspda (the later 3g system) = the newer adsl systems, 3meg+
 

swifty2606

Active Member
Nicked from another site:

think of it like this

mobile dial up (older 2g phones) = 9600bps modem
gprs (2.5g phone) = 56k modem
3g/umts (the first 3g system) = the first adsl systems, just under 512k
3g/hspda (the later 3g system) = the newer adsl systems, 3meg+

ah I see!
I'm going to try a speed test and see what I get
 

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