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Speedtest 3.0 is Now Available on Android

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Ookla’s Speedtest 3.0 app is now available on Android, just as they said it would be. Gone is the 2009 UI, in is an iOS clone UI. Not much else to say, so let’s have a speedtest battle. I’m sure you’ll have no trouble crushing my HSPA+ and prepaid scores seen above.

Drop your screenshots of scores in the comments!

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Cheers Marco!

  • Jay J

    theres an “easter egg” to the app. a weird cat. If you swipe the center dial down, a series of cats appear.

  • Marco Mendoza

    Att hspa+

  • Milind

    So now it looks just as garish as the iOS version!!

  • Motorola Xoom representin’.

  • planedoc

    Temple, TX from my living room….Droid DNA, rooted CM10.2 Verizon

  • Guest

    Temple, TX Droid DNA rooted with CM10.2

  • thom

    ZΓΌrich, Swisscom in a train moving near downtown..

  • Dustin

    HTC One on T-Mobile around Minneapolis, MN

  • A.J.

    For those of you complaining about slow Verizon LTE, the closest server is not always the best. I’m in St. Louis, but I always use Chicago or Memphis servers.

  • TC Infantino

    This is at work, with a Verizon tower just a couple of blocks away. Home is a different story, still get a signal, but barely 4G speeds.

  • Alex Goings

    Consistency. Thanks Verizon.

  • Alex Goings

    My speed on a Verizon Galaxy Nexus at Purdue University

  • VZWshareholder
  • Guest

    My Bad – :-

  • Guest

    New low Score. Fml.
    At work, Verizon, Seattle suburb, 4g (is on) immediately after using “Network Signal Speed Booster”
    Galaxy Nexus – AOKP JB M1 – Sense Theme

  • Scott

    LTE Verizon right smack dab in the middle of downtown Baltimore. The last few months have gotten progressively worse.

  • tharealoc

    Found a bit of an issue with the update, for some reason it says my closest server is in Salt Lake City, Utah at under a mile away. The issue is I live on the California coast….it also says the server is run by comcast, which is my provider. I think something odd is going on to achieve false awesome scores.

  • Zach Armstrong

    AT&T HSPA+

  • blomster

    Why the heck have they changed permissions to access your memory card?

  • Nathaniel Newman
  • Bigwavedave25

    Kellen – Interesting to see in you image the progress graphs between the 4g and 3g phones…
    Is that signifying that you are only seeing a “small portion” of the available 4g connection speed on the HTC1, while the 3g GN3 is showing a network connection to a “majority portion” of the available signal?

  • Ant

    This Is Why I Left Verizon LTE For AT&T LTE !!! Galaxy S4 On AT&T In NJ.
    Dont Regret Losing Unlimited Date With Verizon Either, Not one Bit.

    • Tim242

      You gave up unlimited to get a higher number on a speed test? At&t will slower as well. Fast is fast, limited is limited.

      • Ant

        No Tim.. I Left Not Just Because Of Speed But Because Im Not A Power User, I Don’t Use More Than 3GB A Month My Plan With AT&T Gives Me 5GB And My Monthly Cost With Discounts Through My Job Is $20 Cheaper Than What I Paid With Verizon Not To Mention I’m A Nexus Head So Verizon Getting The Nexus 5 Won’t Happen, And As You Know Verizon Isn’t The The Best When It Comes To Device Release Dates & Love To Alter The Phones Software Compared To How The Manufacturers Intended. So With All That Said AT&T Works Fine For My Needs.

  • JPC776

    GS3 Atlanta, GA Verizon

  • debonu

    Top is on my WiFi at home (Yay gig fiber) and the bottom is three bars VZW LTE at work…

  • coolsilver

    Verizon LTE Galaxy S4. I have even had 16 Mbps Upload but this is best download from last night

  • Dave

    what a waste of time

  • Dre Fay

    Droid Maxx

  • dre fay

    Not bad

  • Weber

    Moto X. Not bad for almost being in the water.

  • Weber
  • Jason Kahn

    Verizon FiOS, this seems to be the limit of my GNEX on Wifi, My Nexus 7 Gets very close to my Bandwidth limit of 75up/35down

    • Jason Kahn

      Verizon LTE This is in the morning it gets much worse later in the day as the city wakes up

  • Michael Lavoie

    Boston MA. Galaxy S4 on AT&T LTE network. Home network (Comcast) one using N the other using G.

  • Ryan

    Southern Minnesota.

  • It’s great, that’s what we’ve been waiting and hoping that it will be good but what is expected.

  • monkey082506

    Moto X, AIO Wireless, Louisville KY

  • View Askew

    @ my place, Charlotte, NC 28216

    Droid DNA, but multiple past Moto devices show similar results. GNex never broke 50,that I can recall.

    • View Askew

      Same report post pretty update.

      • Ian Smith

        HTC EVO 4G on Sprint? Nice!

      • Ajmobileguru

        Pretty weird! I see the same thing. Although the speed test button on Slim Rom is not working πŸ™

  • Fresh360

    SWEET BABY GEEZUS! I am getting 3Mbps on VZW 4G in my office WTF! This can’t be right…My coworker is getting 26Mbps on T-Mobile HSPA+…There must be a glitch in the matrix…

    • Jeff C

      nope. im in my office too and only get max like 6 mbps. verizon hates us as much as we hate them. can’t believe im renewing my contract with them. but $40 a month for unlimited data, i cant say no!

      • Fresh360

        Is coverage AND speed too much to ask for…

        • Jeff C

          lol, apparently yes

  • roosterk506

    Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Verizon in Trenton GA

  • Manny Gomez

    Verizon HTC DNA
    Burbank, CA
    Indoors… Don’t know if that matters

  • jdlogan151

    T-Mobile HSPA+ in Columbus, Ohio.

  • Leonardo Rojas

    Motorola Razr i, H+ connection. Lima, Peru, South America, America, The Earth. Ha
    Oh, carrier: Claro n.n

    My wifi connection is just a bit better than this.
    And for Peru, my most affordable 8mb connection is better than the one of 90%+ of people.

    This is how H+ speeds are here n.n There’s no LTE, yet.
    But, I still can browse, share, use maps, etc acceptably fast even when going on a bus in the city.

    I wouldn’t take an smartphone over another because of LTE, ever. Can’t find an use for such high transfer rates.


  • Andres

    Whats whit the cats?

  • Tim242

    C’mon Droid Lifers…pay the .99 and remove the ads.

    • JoshGroff

      If it was useful for more than just bragging rights, or as a quick network diagnostic tool then I’d pay for it in a heartbeat.

      • Tim242

        It was only $1. It was worth that.

        • JoshGroff

          If I took that logic and applied it too every app I’ve considered purchasing, I would have probably doubled the 400+ I’ve already spent on apps.

        • chris420o

          i disagree

          • Tim242

            Of course you do.

    • Nevets

      Or rooted users can save themselves a $1 and just get AdAway instead!

      • Tim242

        I’m rooted and running a custom ROM. I choose to support devs.

  • Pdiddy187

    Vzw has slowed down. I used to get 44 down up to a few weeks ago.

  • JoshGroff

    G-Nex on Verizon. HTC One on T-Mobile. That, and the fact that I am addicted to Netflix and would burn through my data allotment in a weekend, is why I stick to Wi-Fi.

  • Jeremy B.

    Droid maxx 100 feet from my router downstairs….nuff said

  • bassman418

    Galaxy Note 2 on Verizon, just outside Tampa

  • Brandon

    Speeds have been garbage here for a while, not sure why. Galaxy Nexus on Verizon, Twin Cities.

    • Tim242

      8 down, 11 up is not garbage. Your latency is 46, that matters most. Fast is fast.

      • Brandon

        Considering most folks here are getting the speeds I used to get, I’d still say speeds are junk here.

        • Tim242

          That’s why apps like this are bad for people that might be OCD. You are not going to see a difference in 8 and 50 Mbps in anything on your device. Web pages will load the same, music and video will still stream great. It’s just a number. Fast is fast : )

  • Guest

    Galaxy Note 2 on Verizon near the Tampa area. I dont get why the date is so off….

  • Haunt!!

  • Ray Gray

    I get the best results on my toilet in Las Vegas http://pbs.twimg.com/media/BVIn_3XCEAEqqeY.jpg

  • Lucky Armpit

    Motorola Droid Maxx, Verizon (duh), Rocky Mount NC. Speeds were almost double that when we first got 4G (about a year ago). I blame all the stupid iPhone users who upgraded for slowing down the network.

    The app is still terrible, by the way. I have one of the best/newest phones available and it’s still laggy as hell.

    • JoshGroff

      Neither my gnex nor my one lag on speed test. Both are on 4.3 though, so that might have something to do with it.

  • Tim242

    Little Rock, AR S4…had to pay the .99 to remove ads!

    • thom

      Where you moving? I thought Little Rock was a proud corporate regional headquarters for VZW. I expected better results there.

  • TTinz11

    Not bad for hspa+

    • Brandon Jiang

      dude… it says LTE in the top right of your screenshot

      • TeeTinz11

        But its Tmobile…

        • Tim242

          T-Mobile has LTE…

    • Tim242

      You’re on LTE : )

    • JetRanger

      This post made me laugh …

  • 655321

    HTC Droid Incredible, CyanogenMod 7.1.0-Inc (Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread), Verizon 3G, Los Angeles, CA. If this is like golf where lowest score wins, then I’m the Tiger Woods of Speedtest.

    • Brandon Jiang

      all im seeing is how horrible the app looks. it SHOULD scale so much better than this… ookla you lazy bums

      • 655321

        I feel I really can’t complain. 1. It’s free and 2. I’m using a 3-year-old handset with a 3.7″ display.

        • emoney

          recently made the switch from the original incredible to the One. wow what a difference.

          • 655321

            I’m holding out for the Moto X on Verizon with a ceramic (or wood) back. Luckily by the time Verizon gets MotoMaker the wood backs should be out and it’s rumored the price will also drop $100. Of course, I’ll be giving up my unlimited data but I really don’t use all that much data anyway. Seeing my speeds above helps explain why.

  • Wyveryx

    So sad, yet so full of win!

  • James Hill

    DROID DNA running Viper Rom, in NW Phoenix

  • Tim242

    Little Rock, AR, GS4…still chugging along!

    • moew

      72211 here. I get around the same speeds

      • Tim242

        Well hello neighbor!

  • TimTheK

    Here’s my hard wired desktop on FiOS 15/5 plan.

    • TimTheK

      For comparison, Gnex on WiFi, same connection. Then Gnex on Verizon wireless LTE. I’ve got 2 bars, but 2 bars is terrible. I’m at -104dB.

  • gambit07

    Verizon DNA 4G in Ann Arbor

    • Jonathan Williams

      Go Blue!

  • Galen

    GNote 2, VZW in Dalton, Ga.

    • Galen

      How is this still number 1? C’mon Verizon users πŸ™‚

  • Galen

    Not sure this one is going to hold up, but it should be in small company — GN2, VZW in Dalton, Ga.

  • Chris

    I really don’t get why people are freaking put over it not having holo. those are googles guidelines yes, but they do not enforce them? If Google did enforce them, a lot of apps would have been removed and a lot wont see the light of day till they are updated.

    is the new Ui perfect or the best? Nope but an improvement from before.

  • hoodieNation

    S3, Verizon… little north of Portland

  • emoney

    HTC One on Verizon in Boston, my home’s wifi is worse on VZ Fios

  • Visual360

    Hmm, no worky on my wife’s Galaxy S3 running SlimBean (Android 4.3). Everything works except the for the button to start the test. Weird…

    • Ajmobileguru

      Same phone same ROM same problem here πŸ™

      • JD_26


        • Chris Kershaw

          Using Galaxy Nexus, SlimBean 4.3 beta 5.2, same results here as well.

  • ROB

    Verizon LTE in Dallas, Texas

    • Tim242

      Your screenshot didn’t post. I’m afraid to see it though. When I was in Dallas last, it wasn’t good.

  • trophynuts

    Hotel Wifi in South Korea last month. …u didn’t say it had to be on a cell network.

    • Nor did he say Android. πŸ˜›

      • trophynuts

        lol EXACTLY !!!

  • Taylor Abrahamson

    Honestly, I hate the new UI… Old was definitely better. This new UI doesn’t even follow the Holo theme, so it shouldn’t be called ‘updated’.

    • Chris

      and does google force developers to use holo?

      • Taylor Abrahamson

        Nope they most certainly do not. But that doesn’t change the fact that this ‘new’ UI from speedtest is awful.

  • cmbeid

    Galaxy Nexus, Lehigh Valley, PA

    • Tim242

      You need a new phone!

      • cmbeid

        I doubt Verizon will get the next Nexus phone. I would have to jump ship. I also have unlimited data on Verizon. I just use my Nexus 7 for practically everything.

        • JoshGroff

          If the gnex cab handle everything you throw at it, and you’re not obsessed with having something newer, than more power to you.

      • JoshGroff

        My gnex in real life performance isn’t that much slower than my one. Then again I’m usually just streaming Netflix or paying games. I’m sure if I tried any heavy multitasking and what not that the gnex would be outclassed.

        • Tim242

          Yeah, it holds its own. But, with the TI processor, it wouldn’t take too much multitasking to make it squeal a little.

          • JoshGroff

            Most of the problems I’ve had were with trying to multi task when downloading large files. For the most part, setting app updates to manual and updating overnight fixed that.

            A lot of it depends on how you use your phone. If most of your usage is streaming media and gaming, than it can, for the most part, keep up with current devices, if properly managed.

  • Jonathan Levin

    Verizon iPhone 5s Los Angeles

  • Radgatt

    Note 2, Verizon in Greensboro, NC
    Before and after the update.

  • Droid Ronin

    My Moto X on T-Mobile’s LTE.

    • off topic: I notice your battery is low…. My one worry about the Moto-X. How is it for you?

      • monkey082506

        I’ve got 18-27 hours per charge on my Moto X, averaging 2 hour screen time. I use Google navigator about 3 times a day about 20 minutes at a time.

  • Guest

    My Moto X on T-Mobile’s LTE

  • Ryan

    Figures upload is faster. And yea I know its wifi.

  • John Twain

    LG G2 on Verizon LTE

    • T_Dizzle

      How are liking the G2?

      • John Twain

        I love the G2. Coming from the Galaxy Nexus, I think it’s a huge improvement.

        • T_Dizzle

          My Gnex runs great on CM but it shouldn’t have to is my thought. Glad you like it, it’s on my potential list.

    • Tim242

      That’s terrible!

    • T4rd

      Nice signal. /s

    • Rick Vill

      How did you change the menu button with the recent apps button? I also have a G2. Loving it.

  • Blair Ginley

    Still doesn’t pick the quickest server. I’m still having to manually select the nearest and quickest

  • dannyWHITE

    LG G2 on AT&T LTE

    • Tim242

      That is low. That seems to be a trend with the G2. Maybe it’s just a coincidence.

  • Nits

    Verizon in Washington DC downtown sucks… I would be lucky if i get more than 1 Mbps on my droid razr maxx hd… Am I the only one ???

    • StuckOnVerizonForever

      The government is using it all to spy on you.

    • flosserelli

      Verizon LTE in Houston is no better. I “rule the air” at 1.52 Mbps…

      • Bob

        Are you in the hood or something? I see 10-20 Mbps all day long.

        • Justin W

          Wouldn’t it be better in “the hood” due to less traffic? Or would there be more traffic because less people have in-home internet?

          • ezbbycame2play

            That, is a good question.

      • Diablo81588

        I disagree, I get 30mbps down at my work in League City. Its all about location.

    • Sam

      You know the government uses VZW, right? Especially in DC, so the network is definitely going to be slower.

  • John

    S4, Verizon in Chicago


    • StuckOnVerizonForever

      Those Samsung radios. Sexy.

      • Diablo81588

        Those Qualcomm radios*. There, I fixed it for you.

        • JoshGroff

          I’m 4 hours late to the party. >.>

        • StuckOnVerizonForever

          You missed the point. Good job.

      • Bowser


  • besweeet

    Which carriers were used in the post pic?

  • dak70

    Vz 4glte

  • StuckOnVerizonForever

    So much more room on the Note 3. No ugly bezels. Cough

  • Omg it’s actually full screen on my n7!

    • Brandon Jiang

      and on the n4!!! (like legit. the nexus 4 was the ONLY PHONE that screwed the speedtest app up.)

  • Typical slow Verizon LTE πŸ™

    • Mike

      Just got 35 down and 15 up in Pittsburgh. I don’t know where you people are that you’re seeing such slow speeds.

      • I’m in a rural town in New Hampshire, so it’s not because there are a ton of people around sharing the tower. Some might say it’s because I only have 1 bar, but even with 3 bars the highest download I get is 6-7Mbps.

      • Taylor Abrahamson

        In Downtown Seattle, with full bars of verizon LTE, I can’t even get a Ping reading. I flat out get nothing at all. I can’t load a single web page. Boy am I glad I don’t live or work downtown.

        • ki11ak3nn

          I feel your pain man. This was inside a building at South Lake Union, but I don’t really see much better than this. My guess is all the people on Verizon here.

          • Mix in a decent signal and try again.

          • If you read my other reply, you’d see it’s not much better even with 3 bars. The ping is great so it’s not that the signal is the biggest issue.

    • T4rd

      You have 1 bar..

    • Try again after you can mix in a decent signal.

    • Cowboydroid

      That’s exactly what I’ve been experiencing too, right in the middle of Dallas. I tested out T-Mobile for a month and was getting actual LTE speeds on its HSPA network.

      Nexus 5 can’t come fast enough.

      • Just switched to T-Mobile this week and am super SUPER happy. I’m in San Diego and drive all over and have had no problems. It’s weird, but its like a weight is of my back. Google Music whenever – yes! Netflix for the kid while driving – yes! No friggin’ data charges to worry about. AND I’ve built a report with the folks at the local T-Mobile store who are 10x more friendly than the Verizon store folks who often seem annoyed. Oh, and LTE on 2 bars gets me 25.80/2.2 Mbps.

        • ezbbycame2play

          I’m also in SD and was thinking of switching to T-Mo…your comment just made me more confident to do it.

          • I think its worth trying. LTE is not as widespread as Verizon, but their 4G is pretty darn fast and I have had no noticeable network or call performance issues compared with Verizon. The furthest out I have been is Lakeside and I had fast LTE there.

          • ezbbycame2play

            Yea well this “unlimited” data from Verizon isn’t so special when i’m only averaging 3-6 Mbps down at home and LTE doesn’t even work half the time while i’m at work (near the 32nd St. Naval Base)

          • I sold my unlimited lines on eBay for $300-$350. I was unable to keep my phone numbers though. I read somewhere online that people have had success keeping their number by timing a number port with the line ownership change over, or something like that. If I come across it, I’ll post a link up here.

          • ezbbycame2play

            Did not know that actually works. I thought if you switched the line to someone else you would lose unlimited. I’m definitely going to have to look into that.

          • I have both bought and sold unlimited Verizon lines. I guarantee you that someone else can take over the unlimited line and it can be handled over the phone. If you are ok losing your number for a bit, you can also suspend your Verizon line and try out T-Mobile for a month with a new temporary #. That way you are not double-charged for voice/data. The restocking fee is $50 for phones if you return one and you have 30 days to return vs Verizon’s 14.

    • Fresh360

      WAIT! So it’s not just me getting these slow speeds…What happened? (I know technically what happened but whhhhhhhhhhhhyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!!!!) I had 35MBps with 1 bar when I 1st got my Gnex, the 4Gs VZW gave me were faster than my Comcast WiFi, now look at me : (

      • Haha, nope it’s not just you. My speeds have been getting lower and lower each day.

        • Fresh360

          I think some1 is stealing our Gs…

    • Wolfpack93

      I’ve found that different servers produce vastly different results. The default server speedtest offered yielded a d/l of 6.5 Mb/s but when I went into settings and chose my own server (in a closer town), I got d/l of 20 Mb/s. The server variables make tests with apps like these unreliable IMHO.

      • I haven’t really found that to be the case, at least here. The server speedtest.net uses on their website and mobile apps (for me in New England) always yield the fastest speeds. It’s possible your closest server just can’t handle all the load.

  • Daniel Grabowski

    Verizon HTC One. In a multi-level building at work πŸ™‚

    • danny

      Do you have problems with your HTC one with WiFi?

      • JoshGroff

        Define problems. I sometimes feel it’s not as zippy as it should be, but I never really have lag except when loading Web pages. My only non streaming Web browsing is here, swappa, and flipboard. Here is where I experience the most problems, so why not blame disqus? πŸ˜‰ Streaming has no lag whether it’s Netflix, YouTube, or Pandora.

        Signal and ul/dl seem to be on par with other devices.

  • Ryan Powell

    Fun easter egg if you swipe the speedometer down once the test has completed.

    • evltwn

      Ookla has 2 modes.
      1. Attack
      2. Wait to attack

      • Ryan Powell

        That one was my favorite until the HAUNT! one came up.

        • evltwn

          Think you’re safe?

          • Perv Bear

            No πŸ™

          • JoshGroff


      • You had 3 likes so I was looking for step number 3 haha

        • rthvk

          Half Life 3 confirmed?

    • Chris


      • zurginator

        That’s a Gingerbread popup. Not only is the UI an iPhone port, but they didn’t even bother to change their popups.

  • Visual360

    Awesome! Will it improve my download speed too!!!