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Iphone 4 users report signal problems

Fri 25 Jun, 2010 // Firstnumber Team

After queueing through the night for the launch of Apple's much anticipated Iphone 4, users are now reporting a number of problems with the new device.

The main problem is related to signal strength which apparently drops when the phone is held.

With an integrated antenna and a body made of stainless steel, a number of users are claiming that the signal to and from the device is easily blocked which prevents internet connection or calls being made.

One Iphone users contacted BBC News to say:

“The phone is useless in its current state. Apple have created a phone that has an antenna on the bottom left-hand side of the phone.

“This means that when you hold it in your left hand, the signal bars slowly fade until there is no signal.”

Apple have yet to make a comment following a growing number of complaints about the handset although its unclear – as yet – just how many devices are affected by the problem and whether the issues still occurs when then phone is in different modes such as standby.

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