6 Apps to test internet upload and download speeds on your smartphone

You’ve bought your first 5G smartphone and you know it’s quick when you’re downloading a big file or sending a video to a friend. But do you know just how fast it is and how quick your network’s 5G is compared to other providers? TCL recommends downloading these apps to test your 5G connection on your Android device.

  1. nPerf

More than a simple connection speed test, nPerf brings you the best and the fullest mobile connection quality measurement tool for 5G speeds. In only a few seconds, you can test your bitrate speed (download and upload speed test), latency, browsing speed and video streaming quality on your mobile device. You can compare your results with those of other users and for each provider using a real time barometer.

  1. 5G Speed Test

5G Speed Test is designed to test high-speed internet connections with accurate readings on download and upload speed. The unique algorithm is designed to capture ultra-high-speed internet connectivity and to work efficiently on all types of devices.

  1. Speedcheck

Use Speedcheck – Internet Speed Test to quickly check your internet connection and measure your internet performance. The app claims it is used by millions of users to perform unlimited fixed-line, cellular/mobile or Wi-Fi speed tests with no pay walls. The app uses a worldwide testing network of high-performance 10Gbps servers for fast and accurate speed readings.

  1. Opensignal

Opensignal is a free-to-use, advert-free mobile connectivity and network signal speed test app. Use it to measure your mobile connectivity and signal strength. The app runs a five second download test, a five second upload test and a ping test to provide a consistently accurate measurement of the internet speed you will likely experience. The speed test runs on common internet CDN servers.

  1. Meteor

Meteor is an ad-free internet speed test tool that can be used to check the speed of your mobile and wireless connection (on 3G, 4G, LTE or 5G) or Wi-Fi. Meteor’s test allows you to see how your internet connection and download speed will affect the performance of your favourite mobile apps.

  1. Speedtest by Ookla

One of the best known and most reliable apps for testing internet speed. Use Speedtest for a quick, easy, one-tap connection internet speed test that is accurate anywhere thanks to its global server network. You can see performance by provider to find out where you’re likely to experience strong connectivity.

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