Verizon iPhone Has Antenna Trouble, Too

Consumer Reports: It drops calls if held in a certain way
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 25, 2011 3:18 PM CST

(Newser) – Remember the "you're holding it wrong" problem of last year that led to dropped calls on iPhones? Well, it applies to the new Verizon version, too, says Consumer Reports in a blog post. The magazine generally loves the phone but won't recommend it because of the antenna issue. "It can occur when you hold either version of the phone in a specific but quite natural way in which a gap in the phone's external casing is covered," the magazine explains. As with the original problem, using a case fixes the glitch. (Read more Verizon stories.)

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