Apple not likely to announce recall, experts
Tech giant, Apple will hold a press conference today relating to the issues with iPhone in its campus in Cupertino, California and experts believe that the company is not likely to recall its latest Smartphone.
According to some observers, Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs may be willing to offer giveaways or refunds to dissatisfied customers and may also make available rubber cases or offer an in-store fix to address the issue relating to the antenna issue in the Phone 4.
The flaw was reported by some iPhone customers and experts and tech enthusiasts have been discussion if it is a hardware design problem or an issue with the iOS 4. The customers complained that the they are facing reception problems and some even complained of calls being dropped. the iPhone has two antenna , one of the left for of the phone for Bluetooth and Wi-Fi and the one on the right for cellular signal. The signals get affected by the manner in which the phone is held.
Apple had earlier released a statement saying this issue is apparent in every Smartphone device and users can just not hold the phone in a particular manner or simply buy one of many cases available.
Apple said in a statement, "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."
The statement continued, "This is a fact of life for every wireless phone. If you ever experience this on your Phone 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 cases."
Apple has not given any details about what it will dis cuss at the event. Mose analysts think that the companymay offer the Bumpers that now cost $29 for free to the customers while others think Apple will announce refund for dissatisfied customers.
Gene Munster at Piper Jaffray & Co has said Apple will most likely send it customers for a free in-store fix with a coating that surrounds the antenna.
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