How is your call quality?

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  1. Kevinb84

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    Hey all,

    Just trying to see if my issue warrants a trip to Verizon tomorrow. I picked up my Droid on launch day and literally every person I've talked to with the exception of my mother has told me that I sound like ****. My wife says that it sounds like I'm a robot. As lovely as it would be for Motorola to include a voice synthesizer, I don't think this is the case.

    Let me know if you've had the problem or not. Every review I've read says the phone had "great" call quality.

    Thanks,
    -Kevin
     
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    have you tried to update the programming on the phone or update the cell towers?
     
  3. Kevinb84

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    I did not, Im doing that right now and will post back with my results tomorrow.

    Thanks,
    -Kevin
     
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    Hey there,

    i guess we had this once or twice here and it looks like shitty calls are in the minority of DROIDS. That makes me think of a hardware error. Ever talked to VZW Hotline bout it?

    Greetz
    Tigger
     
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    I think that the Droid has great call clarity, better than most phones I've used. And when I was talking to my dad, he told me that the call clarity was better on his end as well.
     
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    mine has a bit of static/ crackle that I hear in the background, though people I'm talking to say the quality is great. I didn't have this problem with my previous Verizon dumb phone in the same calling areas. I updated the software/towers and it didn't help. Will likely take it back to the Verizon store today to swap it out. Of note, phonearena.com had a similar experience with their test unit when they did their review of the Droid
     
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    Mine sounds pretty good, but it does have some kind of digital compression sounding mumbles on it wihch is very annoying. Even with silence i hear some kind of dac or dsp artifacts from the earpiece.
     
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    I just got mine last night, but I have no issues at all with hearing or being heard! It's a heck of alot clearer than my previous phone!
     
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    People sound great on my end, but a lot of people say i sound muffled on their end. Pretty annoying always repeating myself.
     
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    I get the same thing on mine...some kind of static background noise when I am on calls. Wonder if I should swap this out at VZW.
     
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    How do you update the towers /phone?

    Any help would be appreciated. Is it like *69 or something like that? I had to make two three calls from a land line today because the other peson complained of a bad echo from he Droid. I could hear nothing.
     
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    haven't had issues yet. no one's complained about issues. but maybe that's because they didn't mind not hearing what i had to say? :(
     
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