Calling with my SE frequently results in the called party unable to hear me. I switched carriers from ATT to Verizon and it didn't improve. Call strength is -112. I reviewed Verizon's website and found about 1-in-10 report the same issue. ATT's website was broken as usual so I couldn't see their reviews. My Verizon Samsung flip phone has no problem with calls.
They did good with this. We need more smaller-sized, high-end phones. People who prefer a smaller form factor are already routinely crapped on by manufacturers who only make large or phablet-sized phones as their high-end ones, leaving low-quality hardware for the smaller phones.
Now if only people would notice Sony more... or if other manufacturers would follow suit.
I'm not too big on Apple but I do like that they are adding variety instead of a cut and dry, big phone and small phone. They are branching out of what appears to be their comfort zone by also offering a lower end iphone, Apple made a good decision wi... (continues)
Sprint uses bands 25, 26, and 41 for its LTE network. You need all three for the full "Sprint Spark" network. I strongly recommend a phone with all three of those bands, otherwise you might get very poor LTE coverage and/or speeds.