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By pinn___________, Senior Member on 20th September 2013, 10:55 AM
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For those who have the device, how does your wifi signal strength compare. Sitting at my desk, I get no bars now where on my OneX I got 2 or 3.
 
 
20th September 2013, 02:03 PM |#2  
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For those who have the device, how does your wifi signal strength compare. Sitting at my desk, I get no bars now where on my OneX I got 2 or 3.

Same issue here on a phone from O2 with the latest software installed.

Compared to an iphone 5 struggles to hang onto signal. Tried both bands as well, same issue.
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I can see my work wifi in a location I frequent with previous phones.
I can connect and use it even though it gives me just a dot for the signal. other phones struggle in this same location.
Perhaps try turning off Wifi power saving in the settings

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20th September 2013, 09:52 PM |#4  
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Has turning wifi power saving off, has this helped?.. for me this has made no difference

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20th September 2013, 10:30 PM |#5  
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No wifi issues here what so ever
21st September 2013, 12:06 AM |#6  
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yeah its pretty bad for me. next room and i'm down to "1 bar" when on all of my other devices i'd get 4 or 5
21st September 2013, 01:19 AM |#7  
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guys from what I've seen don't go by the little signal strength indicator on the notification bar as it doesn't really reflect what's actually happening, I had a XZU for a few weeks and a Z before that, I can pick up wifi connections on both the XZU and Z1 were the Z was out of range, I was sitting in a bar last night connected to a wifi AP that was about 100m away and there are structures and people in-between, the Z1 is as good as the ZU when connecting to wifi and both are better than the Z
21st September 2013, 03:14 AM |#8  
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Check with this app
https://play.google.com/store/apps/d....wifi.analyzer

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23rd September 2013, 10:02 PM |#9  
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For those who have the device, how does your wifi signal strength compare. Sitting at my desk, I get no bars now where on my OneX I got 2 or 3.

Wifi on my Z1 C6903 seems really poor.
Connected to 5Ghz on a dual band wifi router situated in the tv room. I don't get any connectivity from my room which is around 10m away.
I used to get decent connectivity on my iphone 5 - speedtest of around 14mbps. I can't even connect to speedtest on my Z1.

On a sidenote - what is with the headphone button not working. Had to update to .534 after much googling. Also, the new firmware doesn't help the wifi issues. Who knows how long we'll have to wait for a fix ...which may or may not improve it.

Also, did try to turn off the wifi power saving "feature" as well. Didn't do much.

Anyways that's my feedback.
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23rd September 2013, 10:32 PM |#10  
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same here! very bad connection with the xperia z1.
23rd September 2013, 10:37 PM |#11  
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Yep poor wifi performance, I hope we get a software fix soon

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