Wi-Fi reception issues are being seen with the HTC EVO 4G?

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Wi-Fi reception issues are being seen with the HTC EVO 4G?
There is little doubt that there are still only a small fraction of people who are graced with 4G coverage across the country, but for the many other new owners out there, they can resort connecting to Wi-Fi to receive faster speeds than 3G. However, there are reports from just about everywhere corners across the web that some new owners are experiencing issues with Wi-Fi reception. Specifically, some claim that they are only able to receive 1 bar of signal even though they've got the smartphone right next to the router. In addition, others state that reception quickly fades into oblivion as they move only a few feet away from their routers. Although it remains unclear if the issue stems from hardware or software, one thing is absolute – transmission speeds via Wi-FI look steady when they are within range and receive proper connections. Moreover, there is no official word from Sprint regarding the matter, but we're sure that there are still some customers still happy with its performance so far.

HTC EVO 4G Specifications | Review

source: HTC via Android Central

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9 Comments

1. scorpio85

Posts: 160; Member since: Jan 16, 2010

Same issue... Phone still rocks out with its cock out!

2. PhoneArena Team

Posts: 258; Member since: Jun 27, 2006

For those curious, we have not experienced this issue with our EVO 4G. It has connected to several Wi-Fi networks just fine and our speeds are as expected.

8. BlackberryUser

Posts: 609; Member since: Jun 26, 2009

Good comment... +1

9. jbroots3

Posts: 104; Member since: Jan 29, 2010

Great comment!

3. dswatson83

Posts: 56; Member since: Jan 13, 2010

I have not had this problem either...I've connected to several different wifi networks and have gotten speeds between 2-4 mbps which is about typical for those networks

4. android#1

Posts: 74; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

no issues for me

5. deejh

Posts: 34; Member since: Apr 14, 2010

Same here..........This phone is a beast. Best thing i could have done was get rid of my iphone (apple) and rape t&t and say hello to sprint and android:)

6. desertmike680

Posts: 42; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

No reports of this here at Sprint. No trouble found.

7. zerglisk

Posts: 544; Member since: Feb 09, 2010

Awwww, too bad EVO 4G isn't a GSM phone :( Otherwise I would have gotten it too!

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