Apple never fails to innovate when it comes to hardware and software, and the retina display is something to behold and the frame is sectioned into areas that help the antennas transmit and receive data. The iPhone 4 just about does it all, doesn’t it? Well, it turns out that some innovation might backfire when not thoroughly tested. The latter on that list of new features, the antenna-frame integration, is apparently causing reception issues when touched or held just the right way.is no exception. It is unbelievably slim, the
If this turns out to be a serious and common issue, Apple will have its hands full. We’re hoping that this won’t be the case, and perhaps the few reported problems will be just that – few. Check out the video below and catch a glimpse of it for yourself.
UPDATE: Here’s another video from Insanely Great Mac showing the problem when you touch the bottom-left corner of the iPhone 4 and the opposing side.
UPDATE 2: Here’s a few more recreations. If you find any more, drop a link in the comments!
Looks like a rubber bumper would fix it…
This guy seems to think it’s not an iPhone 4 issue, but an iOS problem. Eeeeeenteresting.
We’ll see if we can find some good ones, but here’s a link to a YouTube search for “iPhone 4 Reception“
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