With the ability to download data at 10 Mbps
or more, LTE
technology has understandably generated a lot of excitement among people looking to have fast network connections on their phones and other portable devices. Folks still have found a few other things to complain about, of course. Besides the problem of service not being available in all the areas you want it, LTE also sometimes caused a significant battery drain on devices compared to traditional (slower) cellular networks. The battery life issue was so bad at one point that people resorted to turning off LTE on their Android phones
to conserve power.
Technology has improved in the last year or two, and the recent release iPhone 5 with LTE support is accelerating adoption of this so-called "4G" networking. Some claim the battery life issues are fully resolved and people should no longer notice any difference when running on LTE vs. older 3G systems. What's your take?