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antenna receptivity [answered]

asked 2014-01-12 18:51:43 +0300

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updated 2014-01-19 21:09:55 +0300

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receptivity is never on maximum level! with my N9 i have always in my house max range of receptivity with jolla i have always less signal! where is the problem?? on software or hardware??

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Yup - this is interesting, however, in real life, the reception is pretty good regardless of what the meters are saying, and call quality is pretty good too, although that depends on the other side of the line as well :-) I'm comparing mainly with the N9.

gabriel ( 2014-01-12 21:19:18 +0300 )edit

Compared to N9: 2/3G-reception seems to be somehow equal on N9 (and better than Galaxy S4m or iP5s we have here, same gsm1800/UMTS network :) ).

Jan Wellmann ( 2014-01-12 22:57:24 +0300 )edit

Receptivity is always an interesting topic. When ZTE Blade came out there was talk of bad reception. However when I compared the ZTE Blade to Nokia E71 in Finnish Lapland (mobile data in a vehicle until connection was lost to the UMTS900 base station), I couldn't find any difference.

hana ( 2014-01-13 07:30:15 +0300 )edit

There are of course also other factors that matter than just receptivity. Especially in urban areas there are a lot of networks and cells, so how well the device handles switching between them is important.

hana ( 2014-01-13 07:32:54 +0300 )edit

hana: don't say nonsense! i have told that in the same area/place with N9 i have max receptivity and with jolla i have less receptivity! it shouldn't happen

michdeskunk ( 2014-01-13 13:35:02 +0300 )edit

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answered 2014-01-12 19:27:49 +0300

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This is so true. The graph could be replaced with indicator of either having reception or not having reception. My own experiences so far is that Jolla has pretty good reception even on areas where the network coverage is supposed to be pretty bad.

avhakola ( 2014-01-12 20:40:27 +0300 )edit

i hope; i have always noises during calls

michdeskunk ( 2014-01-12 20:47:48 +0300 )edit

LOL I'd never believe anything from QI unless it's properly proven (remember the explanation for GPS and how does the internet work?).

gabriel ( 2014-01-12 21:18:26 +0300 )edit

There is indeed no standard for what the signal bars mean and they can not be compared with different devices. Nokia E71 is an example of a phone that shows full signal bars easily, even -90 dBm on 3G can show full signal bars. But it doesn't make the reception any better...

hana ( 2014-01-13 07:23:45 +0300 )edit

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