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I noticed that my iPhone's Wifi performance sometimes lagged and so I did an experiment. From exactly the same place in my living room, within seconds of each other, my iPad showed around 6Mb down and my iPhone 5 showed less than half that, around 2.5Mb.

Can someone suggest why they think this might be?

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closed as unclear what you're asking by bmike May 7 '14 at 15:14

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I'm not sure if it's relative to your problem. But I was experiencing some problems with my iPhone 5 Wifi signal and down performance. I found that some iPhone 5 users were experiencing the same problem, due to a WiFi connection configuration. So what they did was just reset the network configuration on the General settings.

Check the following link from Apple Support site: iOS: Troubleshooting Wi-Fi networks and connections

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Not knowing what iPad you have, it likely has a different CPU and Wireless chipset. It also could have differing RAM and workloads - although they usually are not a blocking or even major factor in download tests.

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It's the new iPad... – pitosalas Nov 25 '12 at 15:23

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