Please Explain: 2G vs. 3G

In this edition of Please Explain we answer one of the most frequently asked questions by readers of CNET: "What is the difference between 2G and 3G?"

It's got to be one of the questions we get asked most by the readers of CNET Australia: "What is the difference between 2G and 3G?"

Check out the video above as we take a look at the difference between the two technologies, the strengths and weaknesses of both, and how much it will cost to get the most out of your mobile phone. Also, make sure you take a look at our guide to understanding how much mobile data you really need to make sure you're not getting ripped off the next time you sign a new mobile phone contract.