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Default The radio SUCKS!

I'm sitting at home nice good HSPA+ Signal then all of a sudden it just drops the EDGE
my other phone (iPhone is still on HSPA+ no issues) great so I toggle airplane mode on and off boom still edge, so I reboot and boom STILL EDGE
After a while it reconnect to HSPA+ or until it picks up LTE

Does this happen to you? It seems the radio got even crappier with 4.4.2

Im fully stock 100% I have 2 Nexus 5 units in hand one is from T-Mobile one is from play store both experience the same problem

Does anyone know if this is software or hardware Antenna or qFE1100 and does this happen to you?

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Never had this issue. Tried reflashing the old radio back?

This should be in q&a by the way

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Both nexus 4 and 5 suffer from signal drops.
LG and Samsung made devices in general have weaker antennas than Motorola/Apple for example.

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I'm sitting at home nice good HSPA+ Signal then all of a sudden it just drops the EDGE
my other phone (iPhone is still on HSPA+ no issues) great so I toggle airplane mode on and off boom still edge, so I reboot and boom STILL EDGE
After a while it reconnect to HSPA+ or until it picks up LTE

Does this happen to you? It seems the radio got even crappier with 4.4.2

Im fully stock 100% I have 2 Nexus 5 units in hand one is from T-Mobile one is from play store both experience the same problem

Does anyone know if this is software or hardware Antenna or qFE1100 and does this happen to you?
Not the same issues but I have seen litle quirks with the latest modem. Flash the .15 modem.. I get the best results with it

I'm on sprint BTW so no hspa but with the .23,radio my phone is less eager to connect from 3g to lte unless I airplane mode it
 
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This happens connected to your cel-fi?

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This happens connected to your cel-fi?

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Yes this happens with normal towers and my Cel-fi
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I'm sitting at home nice good HSPA+ Signal then all of a sudden it just drops the EDGE
my other phone (iPhone is still on HSPA+ no issues) great so I toggle airplane mode on and off boom still edge, so I reboot and boom STILL EDGE
After a while it reconnect to HSPA+ or until it picks up LTE

Does this happen to you? It seems the radio got even crappier with 4.4.2

Im fully stock 100% I have 2 Nexus 5 units in hand one is from T-Mobile one is from play store both experience the same problem

Does anyone know if this is software or hardware Antenna or qFE1100 and does this happen to you?
Didn't you just post this exact thread yesterday? You said Google wanted you to get a new device, so do that first.
 
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Didn't you just post this exact thread yesterday? You said Google wanted you to get a new device, so do that first.
Yes but it seems new or not they all have the issue I tested 5 of my friends with nexus 5's all of them report exact same issue
I also managed to catch my 2 units on video
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