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Hotspot, Bluetooth or WiFi

ALMF

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Jun 20, 2012
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what would be best to use from my iPhone5 to my mini? should i connect through Bluetooth or WiFi? is there any major difference in data speed or distance to connect or stay connected?

thanks
 

Sparticu$

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Dec 14, 2009
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what would be best to use from my iPhone5 to my mini? should i connect through Bluetooth or WiFi? is there any major difference in data speed or distance to connect or stay connected?

thanks

Bluetooth will better on your battery. Wifi sucks the battery quick if your using the hotspot.


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Gav2k

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Jul 24, 2009
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Bluetooth will better on your battery. Wifi sucks the battery quick if your using the hotspot.


Sent from my iPhone 5 using Tapatalk 2

This ^^

Bluetooth 4.0 consumes a lot less than wifi
 
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darster

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Aug 25, 2011
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BT is a lot slower. When I use BT with my ipad 4 using LTE, my speeds are less than 2 Mbs, with wifi, over 15 Mbs.
 
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ALMF

macrumors regular
Original poster
Jun 20, 2012
147
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thank you.

looks like: if i need speed i will use WiFi and if battery is low i will use Bluetooth.
 
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