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Galaxy Note 3 radio / modem weaker than Galaxy S2
Just wanted to compare experiences here.
Before I switched to Note 3 I was mostly using my S2, and seldomly Note 1
(The reason I rarely used Note 1 was due its horrible battery life)
(no pun intended
) I'm comparing reception for AWS band (1700/2100)
So S2 was my main phone until I got the Note 3, the S2 can get great signals even at bad reception areas like toilet / stairwells / elevators inside a building without windows nearby.
However with Note3, I'm sitting right next to a Window and it keeps on losing reception.
Perhaps it has something to do with its power saving feature in the kernel (I'm not talking about the "Power Saving Feature" in Settings)
The reason I believe this might be the case, is simply due the fact that If I initiate a data session then it'll suddenly get signal again, and my SMS / missed calls will come through just fine, but if I let it idle, then it loses network connection and I'll miss reception.
I'm on the Stock ROM, only rooted, no other changes have been made.
Share your experience.
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