Signal Strength Question

Discussion in 'Samsung Galaxy Nexus' started by shanimal92, Dec 19, 2011.

  1. shanimal92

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    I know there are some other threads, one with a lot of pages to it, i just dont feel like reading 20 pages to find my answer. My signal strength is horrid. I get hardly one bar when my OG gets four. i can hardly call people from my house... wtf. Is it possible this radio problem could get fixed by a software update? I absolutely LOVE this phone, and i dont want to have to buy the rezound or something. dont get me wrong, the rezound is good, but, c'mon, its no Nexus. Only thing it has on the nexus is the "better" screen. I am also rooted with Android Revolution HD 2.1.1, is anyone having this problem with the rom? hopefully i got lucky and got a good radio and its just the rom thats screwy.
     
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    That's my biggest concern about the Nexus right now. I've read that some people get better signal than their OG, but most are claims that the signal is much worse than OG. I'm in Honolulu and LTE has been here since the beginning of summer. I would expect that I wouldn't have issues with signal, but I'm holding off until I read more and get a chance to talk to someone who actually owns one here.
     
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    Its a new phone, its gonna have quirks to be worked out. The phone was pushed out before it was ready, in my opinion. I hope that helps. I cannot confirm or deny a fix, but its economic suicide to put out a product and not fix it when it breaks.

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    Hopefully... What's a Banana Phone?
     
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    Its a Banana that also functions as a phone. So not only can I post on DF, I can get my daily potasium. Its a win win in my book.

    I'm actually rocking a D2G, I just didn't feel like having the same signature as all the other guys posting on DF mobile app with a D2G.

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    Oh ok... why did you pick "banana?"
     
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    Because if he chose apple a patent lawsuit would ensue.
     
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    That made my night! But no, its because growing up, my little brother used to sing this song. It goes something like ring ring, banana phone! And it just kinda stuck. Anything to seperate me from the other drones on here I guess.

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    But is the problem a software based problem or a hardware based one?
    If hardware based, then it never will be truly fixed with software updates.
     
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    Nobody truly knows. The thing that has me thinking it's something deeper is the WiFi signal is also impacted. So this tells me its something to do with the radios in general (obviously)

    A weak dBm says hardware to me. Instability is one thing. Weak reception is a whole other. I don't know.
     
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