Could this spell delay for Canadians iPhone 4 consumers? Maybe. It all depends if Apple can provide a software fix that will work around the “Antenna” issue when holding the iPhone in a particular way. This is often referred as the “Death grip”.
This could prove serious to Apple and is currently damaging it’s reputation. A swift action is expected and may involve a complete product recall. It is also possible that Apple may provide a temporary solution in the form of a “bumper case” that happen to prevent shorting the antenna by isolating the metal components from the hand holding the phone.
I was going to buy one on the launch date in Canada but now I have some doubts. I mean, who want to buy a flawed phone. It might be the best darn phone out there for everything else but… reception.
I just looked at the Android offering and I must say that I am disapointed. OK, it look like a good OS but all the hardware that run it appear to be flawed in their own way… Short battery life, bad screen, bulky, slow, etc, etc.
So I don’t know, maybe after all even a flawed iPhone 4 is still better than the best Android phone for now.
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