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I only tested it on one site in Colorado for all of 15 minutes, but in that specific observation with an N5, GN2 and a GS3, the Nexus 5 bested them in every instance of signal strength and data throughput. And I was confirmed on the same site/sector. As for battery life, I am not able to say.


The N5 in my observations was 3-5dBm better not being held, and about 7-8dBm better while being held than the GN2. It was about 5-7dBm better than the GS3 unheld, and about 10dBm better held. The GN2 was less affected being held than the GS3. But that didn't surprise me given the size of the device.


My Netgear Zing beat them all, and even picked up a distant B41 site. ;)


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My observation is a little less scientific.  Frequency of dropped calls, call delivery failures (straight to voice mail).

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My observation is a little less scientific.  Frequency of dropped calls, call delivery failures (straight to voice mail).


I did not do any testing on 1x.  My testing only was on B25 LTE.



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I did not do any testing on 1x.  My testing only was on B25 LTE.


What is this "1x" of which you speak?  My Nexus 5 lives at the LTE campground.





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