Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



178 posts

Master Geek


Topic # 114146 10-Feb-2013 12:37 Send private message

Hi,

Does anyone here have LTE enabled on their iPhone 5? What is your battery life like? I'm in Australia on Telstra and with LTE enabled and 4 bars of reception, my battery is dropping over 10%/hr when my phone is idle and 15%+ when I'm using it to browse web etc. So I'm only getting half a day out of it... the speed is great but it's not really practical



Create new topic
6148 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 215

Trusted

  Reply # 758964 10-Feb-2013 14:03 Send private message

LTwho? (NZ)




Apologies for poor typing standards when on Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE/iPad 2 Wifi



178 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 759613 11-Feb-2013 16:28 Send private message

Good point. I thought Telecom had 4g enabled in some places.

Gettin' down on Friday
2647 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 339

Trusted
Think Concepts
Subscriber

  Reply # 759658 11-Feb-2013 17:48 Send private message

RickD: Good point. I thought Telecom had 4g enabled in some places.


On a private trial only.




Michael Murphy
[Twitter] [Last.fm] [IPv6 Sage]

Everything I say here is my own opinion and not that of my employer Think Concepts.



18542 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 729

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Subscriber

  Reply # 759690 11-Feb-2013 18:29 Send private message

The issue is iOS 6.1


2312 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 65


  Reply # 759741 11-Feb-2013 20:51 Send private message

No LTE in NZ at the moment, so no one will be able to answer your question!
(Unless there's someone on the LTE trial, but they might be under NDA, so couldn't tell you anyway!)

18542 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 729

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Subscriber

  Reply # 759778 11-Feb-2013 21:51 Send private message

kyhwana2: No LTE in NZ at the moment, so no one will be able to answer your question!
(Unless there's someone on the LTE trial, but they might be under NDA, so couldn't tell you anyway!)


But not long to go before lots of people get some LTE goodness!


BDFL
47932 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 3540

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 759780 11-Feb-2013 21:55 Send private message

RickD: Good point. I thought Telecom had 4g enabled in some places.
A couple of cell towers in the Hutt, one in Waipukarau, a couple in Auckland, and a site at Willis St that I am told covers just the Telecom building and across the street.

The consumer LTE trial starts officially today. 

You probably have a better chance of getting Vodafone LTE first, when it's available.





Create new topic








Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new jobs are posted to our jobs board:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Forms of government for New Zealand
Created by charsleysa, last reply by KiwiNZ on 20-Apr-2014 18:55 (120 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


MH370 - Call for Search & Rescue Help
Created by DS248, last reply by Sideface on 17-Apr-2014 17:28 (735 replies)
Pages... 47 48 49


why does the tax payer have to pay for the prince and princess' 6 star holiday?
Created by joker97, last reply by Geektastic on 17-Apr-2014 15:49 (67 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Naked Broadband, who's made the switch.
Created by Presso, last reply by DrCheese on 20-Apr-2014 19:13 (28 replies)
Pages... 2


galaxy s4 now on 4.4.2
Created by nzrock, last reply by jeffnz on 20-Apr-2014 14:10 (59 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Whats the best wife friendly media centre?
Created by amorpeth, last reply by jonolynn on 19-Apr-2014 20:20 (14 replies)

Snap suffering Trans-Tasman congestion 18/04?
Created by Lias, last reply by NonprayingMantis on 19-Apr-2014 00:05 (26 replies)
Pages... 2


Help ! Home business connection and VDSL dead. yikes.
Created by Scotsman, last reply by Scotsman on 17-Apr-2014 21:10 (26 replies)
Pages... 2



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.