Apple iPhone 4 (CDMA)
What is the Scoop on Reception?
I'm not sure what the fuss is all about. VZW's network is strong and I'm betting that the antenna issue became worse because AT&T's network has problems in some areas (SF, NYC, etc.). Another consideration is that I have not heard of European cell phone carriers - all GSM-based - having antenna issues, presumably because th...
Apple has been doing it for less than 4 years.
What do you expect?
It actually had decent reception,and handled email and messagging well and all that, but was dismal failure because invarably, when a call came in it would take 2-3 seconds to register the "answer" button. But that wasn't the best part.... any human would instinctively hit the "answer" several times in vain, like people do to make an elevator come faster. Well, when it finally registered "answer" keypress the RIM engineers programmed the "End Call" soft key in very the same place on the screen, so you guessed it, 50ms or so after you answered the phone you'd hang up on the caller who would of course cal...
Just having some fun!!
COmparing the Convoy on Verizon with the iPhone, the iPhone wins hands down. I have yet to miss a call on my iPhone (on my Convoy I constantly have calls go straight to voice mail).
The reception on this iPhone makes this THE phone to get. The iPhone on AT&T was a great device but not a good phone. On Verizon it is both a great device and a great phone. The best phone I have ever had, the only one that I would give five stars to.
My advice to anyone who is an avid RIM user ... stick with what you know. If you're thinking of going to a touch interface like the iphone, consider the Androids. Verizon, ATT, T-mobile, Sprint all carry the Galaxy S line of Androids. Verizon has a massive selec...
I could have just said to buy a device based off of your needs and likes.