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Difference between Bluetooth and Wi-Fi

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Bluetooth and Wi-Fi provide wireless communication and uses radio signals for this. The main difference between Bluetooth and Wifi is the purpose of its development. Bluetooth is mainly used to connect short-range devices to exchange data while Wi-Fi provides high-speed Internet access.

Another difference between Bluetooth and Wifi is that a limited number of devices have the ability to connect to other devices in Bluetooth. On the other hand, Wi-Fi provides access to more users.

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Bluetooth is used when speed is not our concern and low bandwidth is allocated to it. Wi-Fi provides high bandwidth as internet speed is an important factor.

  1. comparison table
  2. Definition
  3. Key differences
  4. Conclusion

Comparison table 

Basis for comparisonbluetooth

BandwidthLowHighequipment requirementsBluetooth adapter on all devices connecting with each other.
Wireless adapter on all network devices and wireless router.Ease of useQuite easy to use and switching between devices is easier.It is more complex and requires hardware and software tweaking.Range10 meters
100 metersSafetyLess secure comparativelyThe security features are better. However, there are some risks.Power consumptionLowHighfrequency range
2.400 GHz and 2.483 GHz
2.4 GHz and 5 GHzflexibility

Supports a limited number of usersProvides support for a large number of users.Modulation methods
GFSK (Gaussian Frequency Shift Keying)
OFDM (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing) and QAM (Quadrature Amplitude Modulation)


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