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Discussion in 'Model S' started by whitecotton, Jan 1, 2016.

  1. whitecotton

    whitecotton Member

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    What is the norm as far as reliability and speed on the web browser? I have 3G and have considered the upgrade, but slacker works great on the 3G leaving only the web browser to improve. I have found the web browser to be awesome for games and time killing while waiting in parking lots.
     
  2. pedriscoll

    pedriscoll True Blue Tesla Fan

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    In general, I think you will find that the web browser really sucks whether you have 3G or LTE. It is almost unusable IMO.
     
  3. cottylowry

    cottylowry 2013 Model S

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    I upgraded to lte or 4G or whatever the upgrade is about 2 months ago. A lot of the time I have more bars, but I'm not really certain the upgraded increased browser speed/loads. I"m not sure it's worth the $500.00
     
  4. disillusioned

    disillusioned Member

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    I have 4G/LTE and the browser just sucks. Never owned a 3G, but knew this was the case going into it, so, meh. If you're happy with slacker and map tiles, then don't bother.
     
  5. HankLloydRight

    HankLloydRight Fluxing

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    Web browser is pretty much neutered. Only useable for basic sites/info/news, etc, as well as some tesla specific sites people have created. Playing games? Prob not a chance.
     
  6. whitecotton

    whitecotton Member

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    The games I play are simple connect 4 and chess games, which the car handles quite well. I wouldn't dare try anything to advanced :)

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    Thanks for your help! I think I'm going to stick to 3G until I win the lottery!
     

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