S3 might not be around long.

Discussion in 'Samsung Galaxy S3' started by toperm, Jul 27, 2012.

  1. toperm

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    Got S3 last night. 1X in our area! Not good. Calls not so great either. Maxx might be happening soon..
     
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    It's definitely not a Motorola phone... I'm tempted to go back to my razr myself... Its a way better phone and grabs great 4G where the Samsung is stuck on slow 3g or no g...

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    Define way better? I'd have to disagree.
     
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    Thus makes me feel better about sticking with my bionic
     
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    I live in a fringe area and it is noticeably better at holding a signal or phone call then my droid 2. If I hold the phones next to each other they have the exact same dBm reading.
    Your results may vary, but I feel there is some negativity toward this phone just because the nexus was bad.

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  6. Shadez

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    The Rezound and it's immediate competitors are all great phones, all with minor flaws.

    I've said it many times before, it comes down to many factors on which phone is best for you. The Design, your geographical area (Mountains, Valleys, Atmospheric Conditions, etc), and tower locations among others. So right now, there is NO 'Best' phone.
     
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  7. Garemlin

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    I also live in a fringe area and nothing but Motorola phones give me great reception. I have tried the G'Nex and the SIII and neither come anywhere close to the reception of my Maxx and past Moto devices.
     
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    I'm thinking about returning my S3 too. Got it a week ago today and only seeing a maximum of 2 bars in my house just isn't gonna cut it for me, especially living right in the middle of town.
     
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    No problem with 4G LTE speeds or call connections and quality for me with my S3, yes bars are only at 3 sometimes 4, but phone still flies. All you people with reception issues, it's called 4G LTE and that it is still in it's infancy, and issues are still beign worked out, it's a work in progress for the Telcos ,phone manufacturers, to chip manufacturers.
     
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    Moto devices also reboot randomly.
     
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    Way better as not a piece of crap lol
     
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    I'm not sure what Motorola devices you've had, but I've had several, and they've consistently been the most stable out of all the devices from various manufacturers that I've owned. They also consistently have the best reception. That's not to say that they're perfect, but they're pretty darn good.

    The S3 has the best reception, and is the most stable, of all of the Samsung Android devices I've had. But it still falls short of most Motorola and HTC devices I've owned in both of those categories.

    But Shadez is entirely right. Design, conditions and location all play a huge roll in the reception you'll see.
     
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