Voice calls over LTE consume twice as much power as 2G calls

By Shawn Knight
Nov 30, 2012
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  1. Results from a recent study by wireless testing and measurement firm Spirent Communications reveals that voice calls over LTE (VoLTE) consume up to two times as much power as a standard 2G call. This isn't exactly great news for phone...

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  2. gobbybobby

    gobbybobby TS Maniac Posts: 546

    Better sound/ voice quality tho, as the article says, better with time. Everything gets better with age, well not everything, milk for example...
  3. misor

    misor TS Evangelist Posts: 1,130   +188

    Not really a surprise.

    I think there were many articles saying that 4g lte devices need to be charged more often than non-lte devices.
    (likewise, with wifi on, battery will no last long.)
  4. But what technology radiation is less dangerous for us?
  5. 3G kills most "smart" phones within a few hours.

    So ummm really.

    The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.

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