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What is the Difference between 2G and 3G Technology

Second Generation (2G) technology was launched in the year 1991 in Finland. It is based on the technology known as global system for mobile communication or in short we can say GSM. This technology enabled various networks to provide services like text messages, picture messages and MMS. In this technology all text messages are digitally encrypted due to which only the intended receiver receives message. These digital signals consume less battery power, so it helps in saving the battery of mobiles.
The technologies used in 2G are either TDMA (Time Division Multiple Access) which divides signal into different time slots or CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) which allocates a special code to each user so as to communicate over a multiplex physical channel.
3G technology generally refers to the standard of accessibility and speed of mobile devices. It was first used in Japan in the year 2001. The standards of the technology were set by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). This technology enables use of various services like GPS (Global Positioning System), mobile television and video conferencing. It not only enables them to be used worldwide, but also provides with better bandwidth and increased speed.
This technology is much more flexible as it can support 5 major radio technologies that operate under CDMA, TDMA and FDMA. CDMA accounts for IMT-DS (direct speed), IMT-MC (multi carrier). TDMA holds for IMT-TC (time code), IMT-SC (single carrier). This technology is also comfortable to work with 2G technologies. The main aim of this technology is to allow much better coverage and growth with minimum investment.
Figure: Evolution of Mobile system from 2G to 3G
Difference between 2G and 3G Technology
· Cost: The license fee to be paid for 3G network is much higher as compared to 2G networks. The network construction and maintenance of 3G is much costlier than 2G networks. Also from the customers point of view the expenditure for 3G network will be excessively high if they make use of the various applications of 3G.
· Data Transmission: The main difference between 2G and 3G networks is seen by the mobile users who download data and browse the Interneton the mobile phones. They find much faster download speeds, faster access to the data and applications in 3G networks as compared to 2G networks. 2G networks are less compatible with the functions of smart phone. The speed of data transmission in 2G network is less than 50,000 bits per sec while in 3G it can be more than 4 million bits per sec.
· Function: The main function of 2G technology is the transmission of information via voice signals while that of 3G technologies is data transfer via video conferencing, MMS etc.
· Features: The features like mobile TV, video transfers and GPS systems are the additional features of 3G technology that are not available with 2G technologies.
· Frequencies: 2G technology uses a broad range of frequencies in both upper and lower bands, under which the transmission depends on conditions such as weather. A drawback of 3G is that it is simply not available in certain regions.
· Implication: 3G technology offers a high level of security as compared to 2G technology because 3G networks permit validation measures when communicating with other devices.
· Making Calls: Calls can be made easily on both 2G and 3G networks with no real noticeable differences except that in 3G network video calls can also be made. The transmission of text messages and photos is available in both the networks but 2G networks have data limit and the speed of the data transmission is also very slow as compared to 3G.

· Speed: The downloading and uploading speeds available in 2G technologies are up to 236 Kbps. While in 3G technology the downloading and uploading speeds are up to 21 Mbps and 5.7 Mbps respectively.

Why the downloaded apps are missing?

Go to "Settings-Storage". Press "Unmount SD card". After the phone finishing unmounting process, press "Mount SD card". You'll find that the apps appear again in the Menu~

Why my phone getting slower yet ?

Here we will teach you about accelerating your phone skills :

1. do not use live wallpapers
The dynamic wallpaper really interesting, but it will take some resources, in order to make your system run faster Andrews faster, better get moving wallpaper off, replaced by a static wallpaper it.

2. less some desktop gadgets
Some friends may think your Android plugin to add some gadgets, you will find it particularly convenient, but also reduce the phone's operating speed, if you uninstall the widget on the desktop, you will obviously feel the system smoothly degree has improved a lot.

3. turn off background applications
We can install an application on a mobile phone management software, such as monitoring tools when you do not use the application, you can turn it off to save memory.

4. restore factory settings
On the phone all the personalized settings will likely cause a decline in the speed of the phone, you can try to restore the factory settings it because the original manufacturer of the system is the result of repeated testing and setting up good.

5. Pay special attention to that before restoring factory settings to be backed up in advance, if not ahead of backup data in the phone will be lost.

How to save your network traffic

1. when you need to open Internet access
At the end of the flow, the switch is turned off the Internet, avoiding some of the updated version of the software automatically upload data, reducing unnecessary traffic loss.

2. after watching the movie you want to download
After watching the movie online watch consume more traffic than downloading because: watch online but also to maintain real-time error correction program operation, while p2p mode online cinema will also provide video resources for other phones, consume a lot of traffic.

3. does not prohibit the firewall software used to connect networks
From the phone comes with a firewall, you can see all the programs can connect to the network, and take up those unwanted traffic procedures prohibit them.

4. install traffic management software
Much such software, there will be some security software with this feature. Through traffic control management software, you can compare intuitive, methodical management of these online programs.

5. no map view
In fact, browsing the web, traffic is the most expensive picture. An article is generally only a few dozen pages K, a clear picture could reach several hundred K, so there is no very necessary, you can not look at those pictures.

6. low pixel image upload
If you upload a picture or a picture album, can appear low-resolution pictures. The phone itself is very small, low-resolution images in the phone will be the very clear point of view.

7. browser savings flow
For Internet browsing, installing a good browser can easily help you save traffic, set up is simple. For example UCWEB great.

8. to choose their own Internet traffic packages
If you used the mobile Internet, it may wish to apply for the appropriate flow of packages, which can really save a lot of expenses for you.