What distinctions are between 3g and 4g? Are expenses on LTE mobile internet higher than at using of 3g? This informative article will help you to answer this question!
Does using 4g use more data than 3g?
On the one hand, speed of downloading of data increases. But if you have a tariff with restriction on the volume of downloading of data, you should look after its consumption. Some operators after emergence of new iPhone with support of LTE, entice subscribers from existing unlimited plans for tariffs with restriction. There is a question – if you are going to pass from unlimited tariff to tariff where the traffic is limited at the level of your average monthly consumption, whether it is necessary to worry that your payments for phone suddenly will grow? Will 4g use more data than 3g?
As it appears, it is quite possible. One of the main advantages of LTE – available speeds can turn back against you. You won't even notice how more you will be engaged in Internet browsing. The reason is simple – web-pages open quicker, connection is more stable and you will spend more time on surfing, consuming more and more data. And this factor will lead you to the fact that you should pay extra for traffic.
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Experts have tested several applications and functions on iPhone 5 to compare does 4g lte use more data than 3g. They measured a traffic expense during using of such applications as Pandora, FaceTime and Netflix within 6 minutes (this is standard time of using these apps statistically). As it was shown, 4 g really consumes more data.
Even if you use device with support of LTE practically the same as you used it in the mode of 3g, 4g use more data than 3g. Comparative tests have shown it.
It doesn't mean that it is worth remain with 3G, but it makes sense to look behind consumption of data on your device. In some situations, it is necessary to turn off support of LTE to use 3G. This is not the best decision, but only this way it is possible to avoid increase of your expenses on mobile Internet.
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