The new Apple iPhone 4 was released in the market in June 2010. As always people made advanced booking and lined up long queue to get the new iPhone 4. News papers, magazines, website and blogs were talking about the latest gadget even before the phone hit the market.
Within hours after the phone hit the market the Apple product made another big because of flaw in the phone called, the iPhone 4 Death Grip. There are even rumors that the entire iPhone 4 shipment might be recalled.
What is iPhone 4 Death Grip?
The iPhone 4 Death Grip is the tendency of iPhone to lose signal strength when you hold the phone in the lower left corner in a way that covers both sides of the black strip in the metal band. This happens because the iPhone antenna is located around this area.
Is iPhone Death Grip a big problem?
Though there is hysterical online reaction about the iPhone 4 death grip problem the issue is very subtle and shouldn’t be a problem for most users.
Apple’s Statement on iPhone 4 Death Grip Problem:
On its statement Apple siad that, “”Gripping any phone will result in some attenuation of its antenna performance with certain places being worse than others depending on the placement of the antennas. This is a fact of life for every mobile phone. If you ever experience this on your iPhone 4, avoid gripping it in the lower left corner in a way that covers both sides of the black strip in the metal band, or simply use one of many available iPhone cases.”