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Default Cellular reception comparison Samsung versus iphone

Hi,

I'm just wondering, is it normal for an iPhone 5s to have a much weaker cellular reception than a galaxy s5?
My wife has a 5s, I have a galaxy, we're both using the same carrier and the same type of contract, but she can barely get 3g connection when I am getting
H+ with 42mbit.

Is that something normal, or is her phone busted?


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I heard about how that can have an influence on iPhones, didn't think was that bad.


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That was an issue only with the 4/4S. It could be something wrong with the phone. Take it to an apple store.
 
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It does seem like something is wrong with the iPhone. Or it could just be due to the metal construction.
Try comparing it with another iPhone.
 
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Every phone has a different reception. It depends on the radio, the voltage and the firmware.

Not to mention metal interferes severely with a signal, whereas plastic does not. (Which is one of the reasons why Samsung uses plastic.)
SM-N9005 International Galaxy Note 3, DBT NB7 Stock
SM-G900F International Galaxy S5, PHN NCE Stock
SM-P905 NotePro 12.2 LTE Black, DBT NC3 Stock

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