iPhone 5 vs IPad 3 wifi speedtest comparison

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Biznitch15, Sep 23, 2012.

  1. Biznitch15 macrumors newbie

    Sep 23, 2012
    Finished comparing my new iPhone 5 black 32GB vs. my iPad 3 on speedtest app using my home wifi rated up to 25mbps down and after 15 consecutive tests, my IPad 3 hands down has the faster download speeds by at least 8mbps difference. My iPad was averaging 19mbps down while the iPhone 5 only 8.5 Mbps down.

    Must be very disappointing for Apple!!
  2. shadrap macrumors 6502

    Jul 6, 2009
  3. wellok macrumors 6502

    Oct 12, 2011
    Mine tests faster on my iPad but I honestly don't notice a difference in practice.
  4. gmanist1000 macrumors 68030


    Sep 22, 2009
  5. Biznitch15 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Sep 23, 2012
    Funny! Then my phone must the exception. I'm definitely having wifi issues on my phone 5. I'll keep trying and testing the phone vs the iPad 3 and hopefully I can get the same results.
  6. ijfry macrumors newbie

    Sep 22, 2012
    I just ran a test.

    iPad (2012) -
    Test 1: 41ms ping, 14.47 Mbps Download, and 1.06 Mbps Upload.
    Test 2: 41ms ping, 14.04 Mbps Download, and 1.06 Mbps Upload.
    iPhone 5 -
    Test 1: 41ms ping, 4.61 Mbps Download, and 1.07 Mbps Upload.
    Test 2: 42ms ping, 7.88 Mbps Download, and 0.97 Mbps Upload.

    I ran in the following order: Test 1 iPad, Test 1 iPhone 5, Test 2 iPad, and Test 2 iPhone 5.
  7. Ayemerica, Sep 23, 2012
    Last edited: Sep 23, 2012

    Ayemerica macrumors 65816


    Oct 18, 2011
    Atlantis but in space

    Getting on average 2-3 Mbps faster on download compared to my iPad3 and slightly faster uploads.

    My Comcast is rated at 25mbs down and 10 up
  8. logan-c macrumors newbie

    Sep 19, 2012
    I did not know about this thread, but I noticed from day 1 of getting the iphone 5 (got it on release day #1) that my wife's iPad 3 was faster on wifi...according to a speednet test. I've since tested this many times with us both connected to the same SSID. The iPad is always faster.

    So I searched around and came across this thread. Boo on the iPhone 5. Makes no sense.

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