Droid X Drops Signal Bars Like iPhone 4

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  1. 4phun

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    Apple: Droid X Drops Signal Bars Like iPhone 4

    from infoSync World by Sindre Lia


    [​IMG]The Droid X wasn't expected to run out of supply at launch. Did Apple buy them all to hunt down antenna issues?



    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJG7pbSRvJ8&feature=player_embedded]YouTube - Apple - Smartphone Antenna Performance - Motorola Droid X[/ame]
     
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    i heard it only happens if you held it with both hands though :D
     
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    And if you hold it really, really tight!

    Sent from my Droid using Tapatalk
     
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    The iPhone thing is total bs. I know a few people that have an iPhone 4 and none of them have that problem. I tried to do it myself, I held it completely covering both sides for like 5 mins and didn't lose a single bar.
     
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    Kind of funny Consumer Reports did't find issue with these other phones Apple is claiming to have same problems. Jobs isn't letting up pointing fingers at other manufactures.
     
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    This is just silly. How long before we see commercials with Justin Long and John Hodgeman: "I'm an iPhone 4. And I'm a Droid X. If you touch either of us naked, we fall down."

    Apple needs to tell consumers why the 4 is better than the X, not that they're both just as bad. :rolleyes:
     
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    My wife has a DroidX and the signal does not drop if you hold it wrong.
     
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    I bought 2 iPhones 4 for my girlfriend and myself. We have both experienced drop calls when holding the iPhone 4 in a certain way. I wish this wasn't the case, but it does exist.

    We have since purchased cases [bumpers] and it does seem to have alleviated the issue.
     
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    The issue definitely exists with the iPhone and lots of people are reporting dropped calls and losing data. It worse on the iPhone because its a matter of simply shorting the two antenna pieces with your hand. Other phones can do it, but require you cover more of the phone with your hand - its just harder to do. Of course, the issue with the iPhone4 is way overblown since a piece of clear tape, Zagg shield, or bumper completely eliminates it.
     
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    Apple has pulled the comparisons. As for Consumer Reports, they go out of their way to devise idiot ways of making things look bad for publicity.
     

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