1. transportin's Avatar
    While at home I get 1 to 2 bars of LTE on the main floor with Rogers (Canada). However, when I go down to the basement I get 3 bars with no fluctuation. My Z10 on the other hand will not receive LTE signal in the basement and will switch between 4G and 1 bar of LTE on the main floor depending where I am located.

    Interesting behavior of the Classic. Anyone with similar experience? Any explanation would be appreciated.

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    01-25-15 02:24 PM
  2. eldrover's Avatar
    Classic has Paratek antenna technology that Z10 does not have. That and 2 years of platform refinement.

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    01-25-15 04:47 PM
  3. transportin's Avatar
    I agree. The parateck manufactured antennae makes a huge difference. It will interesting to see if the updated software helps with the Z10 reception.

    I was also wondering why LTE reception in the basement is much better than on the main floor with the Classic. One possibility is that above ground the phone is using the 2600 frequency, which is available in my area, and a different frequency when the 2600 is too weak, like in a basement. Unfortunately, I'm not very knowledgeable in this area.

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    01-25-15 05:00 PM
  4. bobshine's Avatar
    Not sure it's all about the antenna... I think it might depend on the band

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    01-25-15 05:02 PM
  5. raino's Avatar
    Classic has Paratek antenna technology
    Is this confirmed?
    01-25-15 05:30 PM
  6. transportin's Avatar
    I've heard that the Classic has the Paratek antenna. However, I have not come across any official documentation.

    Posted via CB10
    01-25-15 05:35 PM

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