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7th March 2014, 06:18 PM |#1  
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Just curious. I have had this phone for about two weeks. I love it. One thing that's kinda odd is the speakers on the bottom. So when I'm holding it in landscape mode playing a game it disrupts the sound and it's muffled and quite. Anyone else feel the same way? Not a big deal. Just a minor inconvenience.

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7th March 2014, 06:40 PM |#2  
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Yes it's very easy to block the speaker while playing in landscape, design flaw I suppose but can be avoided by adjusting one's grip on the phone. Still happens every now and then when I'm not careful.

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7th March 2014, 08:33 PM |#3  
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Yea it is a known issue. Maybe you can remove the back cover and drill holes to the back aligned with the bottom holes.
Then maybe sound can escape from the back.

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7th March 2014, 08:50 PM |#4  
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Yea I usually overcome this by putting my phone face down. Definitely a design oversight.
7th March 2014, 09:42 PM |#5  
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Most phones have had speakers on the bottom or on the back that result in muffling when holding it.

Owning a Nexus 7 2013, I really miss the stereo sound from it. It is really the only thing I wish my G2 did differently, although I don't know how they'd incorporate a "top" speaker without making it look ugly.
8th March 2014, 12:37 PM |#6  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by player911

Most phones have had speakers on the bottom or on the back that result in muffling when holding it.

Owning a Nexus 7 2013, I really miss the stereo sound from it. It is really the only thing I wish my G2 did differently, although I don't know how they'd incorporate a "top" speaker without making it look ugly.

Initially, I considered two speakers on the bottom of G2 as "stereo", but later I found that this is actually a single speaker with "stereo" design
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