Wi-Fi Issues with the iPhone 3GS?

Wi-Fi Issues with the iPhone 3GS?
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According to TUAW's David Winograd, many iPhone 3GS owners "have reported slow and inconsistent data speeds, along with widely varying amounts of signal strength, when using Wi-Fi."

"Users note that signal strength can fluctuate between one and full bars even when standing right next to the router or when a computer nearby shows a constant signal," Winograd writes. "This goes along with a commensurate reduction in speed. Even at full signal on both the computer and the 3GS, one user reports getting a maximum of 3Mbit downloads on the iPhone while getting nearly 7Mbit downloads on a MacBook."

"The other, more widely reported problem is a sizable speed decrease in the iPhone 3GS as compared to the iPod touch and iPhone 3G tested under the same conditions," Winograd adds.

More here from Wired … and more here from The iPhone Blog.

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