New Test Shows IPhone 4 Has Better Antenna Than IPhone 3GS, But Only When Using A Case

Posted: Jun 30 2010, 10:09am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 12 2010, 12:08am CDT , in Apple


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More and more time is spent on analyzing the antenna issues of the iPhone 4 by experts.
Apple is still playing the game of buying time to come up with a satisfying solution.
Anandtech published today a detailed iPhone 4 review that includes a very close look at the antenna performance of the iPhone 4.

The measure beyond just counting bars in their comparison of the performance of the iPhone 4 versus the iPhone 3GS in different handholding positions.
The verdict is that without a case the iPhone 3GS performs way better than the iPhone 4.
On the other hand the iPhone 4 antenna and chipset is superior in sensitivity, but suffers from the effect of how you hold it.
AnandTech recommends that Apple gives away free bumpers to solve the problem and make the iPhone 4 the best iPhone yet in terms of reception.
Read the full review on Anandtech. Via MacRumors.

See also our Top 10 iPhone 4 Accessories Guide for iPhone 4 Case recommendations.

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