iPhone 5 Call Quality Compared On AT&T, Sprint And Verizon

iPhone 5 Call Quality Compared On AT&T, Sprint And Verizon

The iPhone 5 packs in a number of audio related improvements including support for Wideband audio or “HD Voice,” a new noise-cancellation ear piece, three microphones (up from two in the iPhone 4S) and an updated speaker design.

How does this affect the call quality on the three major U.S. carriers AT&T, Sprint and Verizon?

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Verizon iPhone 5 Carrier Update Fixes Bug Causing Cellular Data Usage While On Wi-Fi

Verizon iPhone 5 Carrier Update Fixes Bug Causing Cellular Data Usage While On Wi-Fi

Have you been prompted to install a Carrier Settings update on your Verizon iPhone 5? You’re not alone, as it looks like Apple has just released a Carrier update for Verizon iPhone 5 to fix an issue where cellular data was being used while connected to a Wi-Fi network.

The Carrier update will change the Verizon carrier settings version from 13.0 to 13.1.

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Confirmed: Verizon iPhone 5 is Unlocked, Works on GSM 3G Networks

Confirmed: Verizon iPhone 5 is Unlocked, Works on GSM 3G Networks

Here’s some good news if you’ve just bought a Verizon iPhone 5 and travel abroad frequently.

iDownloadBlog confirms that the Verizon iPhone 5 under contract is unlocked on GSM 3G networks, which means that users will be able to use a nano-SIM card from a GSM carriers like AT&T.

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Here’s Why iPhone 5 Won’t Support Simultaneous Voice And Data on Verizon or Sprint

Here’s Why iPhone 5 Won’t Support Simultaneous Voice And Data on Verizon or Sprint

Few minutes back, we reported that iPhone 5 won’t support simultaneous voice and data on Verizon or Sprint.

We were not sure if this was indeed a limitation of iPhone 5 or limitation of Verizon’s and Sprint’s 4G LTE network. We’ve just got the answer.

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iPhone 5 Won’t Support Simultaneous Voice And Data On Verizon [Updated]

iPhone 5 Won’t Support Simultaneous Voice And Data On Verizon [Updated]

iPhone 5 supports faster 4G LTE networks, but it looks like it won’t support simultaneous voice and data on some carriers.

The Verge reports that Verizon has clarified that iPhone 5 customers won’t be able to surf the web while on a call even when they’re connected to LTE. 

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Apple To Unveil iPhone 5 And iPad Mini On September 12; iPhone 5 Release Date – September 21

Apple To Unveil iPhone 5 And iPad Mini On September 12; iPhone 5 Release Date – September 21

iMore reports that Apple will unveil the smaller and cheaper iPad mini and the hotly anticipated 6th generation iPhone at a media event on September 12th.

According to their source, the new iPhone will be available after 9 days on September 21st.

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iPhone Launching on Five US Regional Carriers Today

iPhone Launching on Five US Regional Carriers Today

As we reported few weeks back, five regional carriers in the U.S. start offering Apple’s iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 on their network today.

The five regional carriers include nTelos Wireless, Alaska Communications, Appalachian Wireless (Kentucky), GCI Wireless (Alaska), CellCom (Wisconsin).

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More Regional Carriers to Offer Apple’s iPhone on April 20th

More Regional Carriers to Offer Apple’s iPhone on April 20th

Earlier today, we reported that nTelos – a U.S. Regional carrier was going to start offering Apple’s iPhone from April 20th.

It looks like, nTelos was not the only regional carrier to get Apple’s iPhone.

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Sprint Rolls Out “Network Enhancements” To Improve Data Speeds For iPhone Users

Sprint Rolls Out “Network Enhancements” To Improve Data Speeds For iPhone Users

Ever since Sprint started selling Apple’s iPhone, its customers have complained about slow data speeds.

Sprint has been quite proactive in assuring their new iPhone customers that they’ve were taking the speed issue seriously and have been hard at work with Apple to sort out the issue.

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Unprecedented Demand For iPhone 4S Still Forcing Customers To Wait For Weeks

Unprecedented Demand For iPhone 4S Still Forcing Customers To Wait For Weeks

Carriers are still citing shipping dates of more than 2-3 weeks for the month old iPhone 4S. The Wall Street Journal reports that surprisingly high demand is to blame for the short supply, not problems in manufacturing.

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