I am very curious as to how much data is used from using Netflix on a mobile device. This has probably been done before, but I am going to do it myself. I grabbed a snapshot of my data usage prior to starting this experiment:
Not a whole lot.
I am going to watch 1 TV show while I am here at work.
I have disabled facebook, email, and anything else that I could think that would poll for data automatically, for the day.
[the next day]
results are in:
so it appears that ~1 hour of watching netflix over a 3G signal amounts to ~100MB. It should also be noted that after said hour, my battery life went from 90% to 20%, with the display taking up 60%, media server 20% and netflix 10%.
will I continue to use netflix on my phone? I highly doubt it.