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  1. DevilDogMP

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    Does wifi use less battery than 3g and 4g?

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    Yes it does.. on 3g it uses a radio, and 4g it powers both the 3g and 4g radio..making 4g the biggest battery user.

    Also.. the worse your 4g signal, the worse your battery life.
     
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    Gotcha! Thankyooou

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    if i hook to WIFI my phone normally last 3 days and without 2 days
     
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    So what ur saying is that while on wifi occur showing 3g then its not going to be such a battery drain but if while ur web surfing and it switches to 4g then your battery is going to get draines. I understanding correctly?
     
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    Looks like

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    What phone?

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    bionic extended battery
     
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    Oh alrighty.

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    The problem is that WiFi isn't always available. And when I say isn't available, I mean that most "free" Wifi is crippled so you can't download apps, music, movies or anything that uses data. If you have access to a secure WiFi, then that's different.

    Also WiFi won't count on your data plan.
     
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    That makes sense

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