Glitchy DNA advice...

NGhovaee

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Ok, this is my first post on this site. My name is Nick :) Basically I had to get the DNA, I read the specs and fell in love. Only negatives obviously are no additional memory or battery cover removal...whatever, I accept that. My phone started showing an icon on the top of a SIM Card with an exclamation point. I tried soft reset, power off, everything....It eventually went away but still reappears from time to time. The phone proximity sensor also sometimes acts up, for instance...if im on a call and need to access something the screen flashes on and off rapidly to the point of where i cant even hang up the phone...i have to wait for the other person to hang up :( long story short, i called tech support (verizon) and spoke to like 3 different people. They offered to send me a refurb. I need an unbiased opinion, I raised enough hell for the manager to agree to send me my choice of a refurb DNA or a refurb galaxy s3 that will come without battery or cover. Please advise...I'm indecisive and need opinions, stick it out an keep the DNA or try out the galaxy s3??!??!?!!
 

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Welcome to the board!

Did Verizon ever try going to the store to get a new SIM card?

It could be you got a lemon and a refurb may rid of your SIM and sensor problems. However, the s3 is also a very good phone even though it's a bit older than the DNA. I can't offer you an unbiased opinion, as I was the owner of an s3 for a week, but I liked that phone quite a bit even though I decided to turn back to my Nexus. I have not seen or had any hands-on time with the DNA so I can't give an opinion on that other than it seems like a very good phone, going by specs and pics.
 

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I have the same issue regarding the flashing of the screen with three out of four phones (og droid, droid X, and gn) try pressing the volume buttons. I use accessibility in order to hang up the phone by pressing the power button. I recommend you go to the settings>display choose ten minutes turn off screen. Most phone calls don't last more than five minutes to begin with.
 
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