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Survey: iPhone 4 dropping fewer calls than 3GS

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By Charles Starrett

Contributing Editor
Published: Thursday, August 5, 2010
News Categories: iPhone


According to the July ChangeWave survey, iPhone 4 users reported a better dropped call rating than users of the iPhone 3GS. iPhone 4 users reported a dropped call rating of 5.2%, compared with 6.3% for the iPhone 3GS. Despite this encouraging statistic, the iPhone 4’s customer satisfaction ratings were significantly lower than the iPhone 3GS’ one month after its release. 72% of iPhone 4 owners reported being very satisfied with the device, compared to 82% of iPhone 3GS users who reported the same level of satisfaction in August 2009. 21% of iPhone 4 owners said they were somewhat satisfied with the device, compared to 17% of iPhone 3GS owners last August. The iPhone 4’s screen resolution ranked as the top thing iPhone 4 owners like most about the device, while the requirement of using AT&T is their biggest dislike, by a small margin over the coverage/speed/quality of AT&T’s 3G network and antenna issues. ChangeWave’s survey is based on the reactions and opinions of 213 Apple iPhone 4 owners.

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You mean “dropping fewer calls,” not “dropping less calls.”  Less is used with things that are measured, like distance and weight, while fewer is used with things that are counted, like votes or people or dropped calls.

I know you want to fix that, and not be a bad example for the kids.

Posted by Foaming Solvent on August 5, 2010 at 10:43 AM (PDT)


Dropping “fewer” calls, at a “lesser” rate. Calls are discrete, only the ratio is not.

Posted by Jim Main on August 5, 2010 at 12:24 PM (PDT)


Very pleased with how my phone is handling calls.

Posted by Burg on August 6, 2010 at 7:25 AM (PDT)

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