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Did they REALLY fix the "Antennagate" issues?

Did the new iPhone 4S resolve the issues with holding the phone on the bottom corner? My iPhone 4 absolutely goes from 4 - 1 bar when touching the bottom corner. I HOPE a case is not "Suggested" for correcting this with the new 4S.

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Apple insists that the issue is fixed by switching between two antennas (still the steel bezel around the case) to maximize call reception. How well this works is still a mystery. We'll have to wait and find out when full reviews come out, but from our teardown we cannot determine the answer.

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Apple has not spoken on the issue.

During the keynote, they mentioned that they had a revolutionary antenna design-- dual anntenae, but the phone is a dual-gsm-cdma phone, requiring two antennas. In a world phone situation, the phone would switch between the two antennas frequently. This is what they've spoke about.

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I currently own a 4S and it seems the 'antenna-gate' issue has been resolved. Although, like most smartphones, you may lose a slightest bit of reception but because of the new "antenna switching" method, it's not enough to reflect on the signal bars.

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