Motorola DROID 2 signal issues mount in reviews, Apple tries hard to hide a smirk

Motorola DROID 2 signal issues mount in reviews, Apple tries hard to hide a smirk
There have been reports on some tech sites that the Motorola DROID 2 seems unable to retain a stable connection. Complaints cite oscillating signal bars, drop in data coverage from EV-DO to 1xRTT speeds, up to a complete loss of signal, rendering the phone anything else but a phone. It is probably a firmware issue, but you never know before it happens on a mass scale. This is coupled with observations on diminished battery life on some units, which, coming from a phone with such a gentle on the battery chipset, might mean that it is constantly trying to search for and lock signal. We, personally, did not experience those signal reception issues as our review unit managed to retain a stable connection in the greater Philadelphia area, as stated in our Motorola DROID 2 Review.

Now before Apple comes up with a video titled “I told you so”, more users have to report the same problem. Considering that the handset just started shipping, it could be a few more days before the issue is confirmed for certain, so we will keep our ears open. In the meantime, our hearts go to the early adopters, and we are asking you to post any impressions about the antenna signal, in case you are expecting a DROID 2 on your doorsteps today.

Motorola DROID 2 Specifications | Review

source: AndroidHeadlines


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