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Old 03-22-2007, 12:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is it Sprint or the BB Browser that seems slow on EVDO? My brother bought a Moto Q on VZW with EVDO and it flies through webpages, takes about 1 second for a page to load. I tried a side by side test on websites and the bb on evdo takes about3 to 5 seconds to load the same websites. Both Sprint and VZW are full signal EVDO where we live. Using my BB tethered to my laptop I get average 300 to 500k/s downloads so thats ok but surfing from the phone seems slower.

Any suggestions? tweaks? anything?

Also tried Opera not much faster on the 8703e, the Moto Q's browser is 2 to 3 seconds faster.

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The speed depends on the connection and where you are, the processor and available memory. It is really hard to compare two different devices on two different services.
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Is it Sprint or the BB Browser that seems slow on EVDO? My brother bought a Moto Q on VZW with EVDO and it flies through webpages, takes about 1 second for a page to load. I tried a side by side test on websites and the bb on evdo takes about3 to 5 seconds to load the same websites. Both Sprint and VZW are full signal EVDO where we live. Using my BB tethered to my laptop I get average 300 to 500k/s downloads so thats ok but surfing from the phone seems slower.

Any suggestions? tweaks? anything?

Also tried Opera not much faster on the 8703e, the Moto Q's browser is 2 to 3 seconds faster.
Given your average download speeds, I would guess it's the network (Sprint). I've benchmarked my VZW 8703e many times and get 930 - 1020Kb/s downstream speeds.
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its gotta be sprint, because i cant imagine the Q being fast for anything lol
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