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iPhone 6S first impression

iPhone 6S looks absolutely like iPhone 6. Difference is in letter S an the phone back.

S letter on iPhone 6S

And color of camera lens. It seems like kind of optical filter added to 6S.

iPhone 6S with iPhone 6 cameras

Touch ID 2. Sensor looks outside exactly like previous model, but work about twice faster.
Apple Touch Id 2

Photo have better resolution (12MP). Video have better resolution (4K). SLO-MO have the same 240 fps at 720p.

New feature Live photo is quite interesting. In addition to photo iPhone store couple of seconds of video. Video is up to 15 fps, with 1440×1080 resolution. Can be imported on PC as a .mov file with same name as photo. Video MPEG4 AVC/1440×1080@Variable(upto15fps) Audio PCM/44/16/mono.

iPhone 6S live photo

Live_Photo_Motion_Example

3D Touch is also nice. It is actually an another dimension of the user interface. Interface of 6S now react on how hard you push. It may be simple context menu or preview/open depend on force of a touch.

mail_3dtouch

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GSM

Speedtest: 3G and LTE in Germany

Prepaid 3G/LTE mobile data in Germany
Germany_3G_speed_eplus

Germany_LTE_speed_eplus

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GSM iphone

Kyivstar 3G in Kyiv

Kyivstar DC-HSPA+ 3G network launched in Ukraine.
Since today (2015-06-16) in Kyiv.

First speed tests looks good:
2015-06-16-Kyivstar-3G-speedtest-net

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3mob, Kyivstar, MTS and others in portmone.com

To avoid extra transactional fee using VISA or MasterCard top-up of Ukrainian mobile operators (Kyivstar, MTS, 3mob) next direct link to Portmone and Wideup branded pages may be in use:

3Mob
https://www.portmone.com.ua/r3/3mob/
Kyivstar
https://pay.wideup.net/e-comm/kyivstar/
MTS
https://www.portmone.com.ua/r3/mts/
Life
https://www.portmone.com.ua/r3/lifev2/
Intertelecom (CDMA Ukraine)
https://www.portmone.com.ua/r3/intertelecom/

Пополнение счета МТС, Киевстар, 3Моб, Life и Интертелеком без комиссий.

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GSM

3G tender results

3G Spectrum Licenses Tender is over. All GSM providers got IMT-2000 UMTS frequencies.

Start prices (millions of UAH) was:

lot 1 lot 2 lot 3
Astelit 2702,5 2702,5 2702,5
Kyivstar 2705,0 2710,0 2700,0
MTS 2708,0 2715,0 2705,0

final prices (millions of UAH):

Astelit 3355,4
Kyivstar 2705,0 2710,0 2700,0
MTS 3220,0 2715,0

Now licensed 3G bands looks like:

Company Astelit 3Mob MTS Kyivstar
RF band 1920-1935
2110-2125
1935–1950
2125–2140
1950-1965
2140-2155
1965-1980
2155-2170

UAH/USD official exchange rate 28.29 (real about 31.50)

 

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GSM iphone

speedtest: 3G in Montenegro (Telenor)

ME_Telenor_Becici_2014-08

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GSM

speedtest: 3G in Czech Republic

Some places have excellent 3G speed. Like this one.

Airport in Prague:
vodafone_cz_3g_airport

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GSM

Пополнение счёта Kyivstar без комиссии в Portmone.

 

Обновление за 20.11.2017

https://www.portmone.com.ua/r3/new-kyivstar/

 

 

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GSM iphone

Mobile data traffic in Austria.

Prepaid Mobile Internet for skiers in Austria. 3SuperSIM

Price: 19.90 Euro see details

That is 9.90 SIM card, and 10 EUR for 1000 SMS, 1000 minutes and 2 GB of data traffic.

Speedtest (fastest result, Ahorn):
Austria-3-3G-speed

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GSM Wi-Fi

3mob and Kyivstar

This is the issue (Kyivstar, EDGE):
Kyivstar

This is how it should be (3mob , HDSPA/HSUPA):
3mob