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[Q] Galaxy Nexus wifi death grip again? Probably YES.

16th November 2011, 08:24 PM |#1  
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Look at this video:

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You can clearly see that, as the guy keeps the hand off the back of the phone, the wifi signal boosts up from zero to 3 bars.

In all the review as well, you can notice that as the reviewer grips the device, the wifi signal goes bad.

Damn it, again, as the Galaxy S2, wifi grip issue.

Thank you Samsung, Aloha Nexus.
 
 
16th November 2011, 08:35 PM |#2  
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There are very few phones that don't do this. To antennas used to be at the top of the device away from your hand, but ever since someone decided phones give you cancer they moved the antennas to the bottom.

I'd rather have cancer and actually get reception.
16th November 2011, 08:41 PM |#3  
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If we stopped this form over function nonsense the manufacturers could put proper antennas on phones like they used to have. Then this sort of thing wouldn't be a problem.
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16th November 2011, 08:42 PM |#4  
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You don't use wifi when you brings your phone near your head c'mon...

Wifi connection is used when you use web end emails...

A lot of people had complained about GS2 wifi issue and Samsung did nothing in this Nexus, this seems to be the thuth.
16th November 2011, 08:56 PM |#5  
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Originally Posted by GiveMe2Beers

You don't use wifi when you brings your phone near your head c'mon...

Wifi connection is used when you use web end emails...

A lot of people had complained about GS2 wifi issue and Samsung did nothing in this Nexus, this seems to be the thuth.

Skype over wifi ?
16th November 2011, 08:59 PM |#6  
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Originally Posted by GiveMe2Beers

You don't use wifi when you brings your phone near your head c'mon...

Wifi connection is used when you use web end emails...

A lot of people had complained about GS2 wifi issue and Samsung did nothing in this Nexus, this seems to be the thuth.

I dont get service in my dorm so i rely on wifi calling... wifis a must for me

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16th November 2011, 09:24 PM |#7  
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Skype over wifi ?

You're right.

But are you telling me Samsung is the only company that fights for our health?I've used iPhone 4, Nokia, SE Xperia Arc, and Lg Optimus instead want to kill us? None of those had wifi grips issues.

C'mon. It's simply a wifi issue as it was for the GS2.
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16th November 2011, 09:32 PM |#8  
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I dont get service in my dorm so i rely on wifi calling... wifis a must for me

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Use a headset?
16th November 2011, 09:35 PM |#9  
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I dont get service in my dorm so i rely on wifi calling... wifis a must for me

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earpiece.

People REALLY shouldnt be holding these plutonium slates to there heads.
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A simple case should solve this problem. Not an excuse, nor an apology, by any means but since Samsung can't learn from it's mistakes it'll have to do.
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