This is the speedtest screen capture I did on my brand new iPhone 4S. As you can see, I got .016Mbps down and 0.05Mbps up. For those of you want to say maybe the network is just slow in my area. I did the same test with Samsung Epic Touch with 4G turned off at the same spot. It's 3 times faster. Is sprint crippling iPhone data rate, or there is something wrong with iPhone CDMA radio itself.
Test Date: Oct 14, 2011 3:50 PM
Connection Type: Cellular
Server: Austin, TX
Download: 0.07 Mbps
Upload: 0.11 Mbps
Ping: 1084 ms
Agree this is pathetic! And it's clearly the entire network not just by area. Maybe I can cancel my contract for free because they aren't providing what they said they will ;)
Back to AT&T I guess! Sucks I switched over just for the 4s
I am posting two sceenshots or Samsung Epic Touch on both Sprint's 3G and 4G network. Notice the 3G speed on Samsung is a lot faster than on iPhone. That is one reason i am posting why is the speed so slow on iPhone but not on the other phone on the same network. I am sitting at the same spot with two phones. Perhaps somebody from Sprint can answer this question?