Consumer Reports Notes Hand/Finger Contact on Verizon iPhone 4 "Gap" Causes Wireless Reception Problems

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The CDMA iPhone 4 sold by Verizon Wireless has a lot going for it. However, Consumer Reports notes that covering the side “gap” on the CDMA iPhone 4 results in a wireless reception problem similar to the GSM iPhone 4 sold by AT&T Wireless.

Verizon iPhone 4: Mind the gap, our tests show

As with the GSM iPhone 4, using a case resolves most if not all of the reception issues. Consumer Reports also tested the Samsung Fascinate; Motorola Droid 2 Global; HTC Droid Incredible; LG Ally; and Motorola Droid X and did not find similar wireless reception issues due to hand/finger contact.