iPhone 5s and 5GHz wifi

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by myname70, Aug 6, 2014.

  1. myname70 macrumors 6502a

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    Guys , I have a dual band router and set two wifi ap -one is 2.3Ghz the second 5GHz. When testing both if them on Samsung Galaxy s4 - the second 5GHz one is almost 40% faster then 2.3Ghz. But when testing them on iPhone 5s (ios 7.1.2) - both ap have the same speed.... anyone that has dual band router and checked the same?
     
  2. I7guy macrumors G5

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    I have a fast internet connection and a dual band router. See my attached screenshot.

    Things to look out for:
    - WMM is on
    - iPhone 5s is actually connected to 5 MHz band and for testing purposes is the only device on that band.
     

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  3. Belmont31R macrumors 6502

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    What speeds are you getting?

    My iPhone 5S tops out around 96mbps while laptops will get into the 150/160 range. This on N wireless.
     
  4. myname70 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    What way do you use to measure the speed? If speedtest -then it depends on the maximum speed provided from your provider. I get the maximum I have as per my contract 100mbps (in fact it shows 96)
     

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