Smartphone Internet Technologies

There are many type of Internet technologies in Smartphone. Those technologies can be categorized as G / E / 3G / H / H+ / WCDMA / 4G / 5G..

Internet technologies


G means GPRS (General Packet Radio Service). GPRS is the slowest internet data transfer technology, and it is the 2nd generation of mobile technology. The data rate is like 56 – 114Kbit / second. Speed is the same as sending a text message from Whatsapp.


E means GSM Evolution for Enhanced Data Rates or Enhanced GPRS. EDGE is a bit faster than GPRS. This technology came after the 2G technology. This is too slow to browse the Internet. Its speed nearly 400 Kbit/second.


3G or 3rd generation of mobile internet technology. This technology developed using the Universal Mobile Telecommunication System. It is a technology-based on GSM standards. Average speed nearly about 384kbit /s, and it is maximum up to 42mb/s depending on the network coverage. We can browse any music streaming easily in 3G technology.


H means HSPA or High-Speed Packet Access. HSPA is an enhanced form of 3G. The H peak download speed is 14Mbit/s, and the upload speed is 5.76Mbit/s. 


Then HSDPA means High-Speed Downlink Packet Access. A further enhanced version of HSPA. HSDPA download speeds up to 99.3Mbit/s. You can watch youtube videos without any interruption.

H +

H+ is an enhanced HSPA version. It is faster than H. H+ can download and stream the video very smoothly. H+ is the quickest experience available in most parts of the world with 4G technology, but availability is limited due to a lack of in-network coverage.


WCDMA is also a 3G technology. The stand is Wide-band Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA). This technology is used in GSM systems. WCDMA, which is used in GSM to increase the speed of data transmission by using the Air interface of CDMA


4G is the 4th generation of mobile internet technology. 500 times faster than 3G. Smartphone has HD TV support as a result of 4G. It can also receive high-quality video calls.

It also too slow when compared to 5G browsing speed.


By 2020, there are over 20 billion devices connected to the Internet. 4G, no matter how fast, will not satisfy this need. That’s why the scientist had to think of a quicker technology than 4G. As a result, they introduced the 5G technology. 5G is the latest Mobile phone Internet technology

Believe it or not, the speed of 5G is about 100 times as much as 4G. Despite this, 4G or H+ is not available worldwide.

Some companies have already released several mobile devices with 5G technology. It includes leading mobile companies as well as some of the most popular mobile phone producing companies like Xiaomi and Oppo for years.

Here are some mobile phones with 5G technology

  • Samsung Galaxy S10 5G
  • Oppo Reno 5G
  • OnePlus 7 Pro 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G
  • LG V50 ThinQ 5G.
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