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    Default Any advantage of 3g vs 2g for T-Mobile use?

    Those people that upgraded from the 2g to the 3g and are on T-Mobile is it worth the switch?

    What works better or worse?
    How is battery life, etc...??

    Thanks everyone!!



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    just imagine that you didnt have 3g.... thats about it. everything else is the same. a lot of the time though you can use your local gsm provider and they will have 3g from att... in my case cincinnati bell (a bell south company).

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    Quote Originally Posted by redspade04 View Post
    just imagine that you didnt have 3g.... thats about it. everything else is the same. a lot of the time though you can use your local gsm provider and they will have 3g from att... in my case cincinnati bell (a bell south company).
    Thanks for the info. I'd be curious to see if t-mobile jumps on at&t's 3g anywhere that I travel to. I kind of doubt it, but you never know

    I did some google searching and some people say the 3g screen is better, etc... hence my asking on here where the experts are.

    Any idea if im on edge how the battery would be?
    Similar to the 2g phone since i'm not on the 3g network?

    How is the GPS on egde? Is it even usable?
    Thanks again!

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    GPS on EDGE is usable. Can't say anything about the battery though.

    The processor on the iPhone 3G is slightly faster, giving less lag for games and apps.

    Unless the Dev Team are hardcore software hackers, there's no way to tweak the 3G radio to the T-Mobile USA 1700MHz frequency. The practical solution is to wait for either Apple to support the frequency or for T-Mobile to change frequencies, the former most likely happening.
    iPhone 2G T-Mobile USA
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    1.1.1-->3.0 (jailbreakme.com, anySIM, iJailbreak, ZiPhone, PwnageTool, QuickPwn)

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    2.2-->3.1 (yellow/red/ultrasn0w, PwnageTool, QuickPwn)

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    > upgraded from the 2g to the 3g and are on T-Mobile is it worth the switch?

    Im also on TmobileUSA, and to me YES! it was worth the upgrade to get GPS.

    I really like the GPS blue dot on the Map. I now use my iPhone more than my car GPS to get directions, cause I can watch myself approaching the next turn on the phone.

    My battery life is about the same or slightly better now that I have a 3G instead of a 2G

    As far as Edge and GPS, Edge draws the map, but the GPS places the blue dot.

    So if I load a map route on my iPhone screen, and then travel out of EDGE, the map wont update, but the last load stays visible, and the GPS dot DOES move on the map background, even when there is NO phone reception.

    Recently though, I moved, and where before Tmobile had reception at my home and ATT did not, now the exact opposite is true, so Im considering going with ATT, which will cost me $45 a month more, but will give me reception, plus 3G internet speeds..

    So to your original question, is it worth getting a 3G on Tmobile, yes, but its WAY better to get it on ATT in USA if you want the fast internet..

    I did a test, 3G gets 500mbps, Edge gets 200mbps...


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    Quote Originally Posted by tubaman93 View Post
    The processor on the iPhone 3G is slightly faster, giving less lag for games and apps.
    Not it's not. It's exactly the same speed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by odysseus View Post
    Not it's not. It's exactly the same speed.
    My bad. I looked around and the RAM and processors are the same.

    There are just reports that the 3G seems faster.
    iPhone 2G T-Mobile USA
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    1.1.1-->3.0 (jailbreakme.com, anySIM, iJailbreak, ZiPhone, PwnageTool, QuickPwn)

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    2.2-->3.1 (yellow/red/ultrasn0w, PwnageTool, QuickPwn)

    I can try to answer your iPhone related questions! follow me at @acwan on twitter!

 

 

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