1. gapost's Avatar
    Is it just me, or for those that have used both phones, is there a difference in reception on the M8 vs. the Icon? It seems to be weaker and I have more times when people have trouble hearing me because the signal is weak. I was sitting in the movie theater last night and my M8 was going between 1x and 3g. My wife's Icon was showing a good LTE signal.
    10-18-2014 06:01 AM
  2. Adrynalyne's Avatar
    My first thought is, stay off your phone in the theater....

    That said, I get fine reception vs. everyone else around me.

    It is possible the aluminum constructions slightly hampers signal.
    mary beth hale likes this.
    10-18-2014 10:40 AM
  3. cbreze's Avatar
    I think both have excellent signal, but now I'm wondering if the shell case I used on both phones helped in any way with the metal of the phone by shielding it. Your M8 in a case at all?
    10-18-2014 11:32 AM
  4. PanWorks's Avatar
    I haven't noticed any drop in signal strength since switching from the Icon to the M8. Both are solid in my area.
    10-18-2014 11:49 AM
  5. Bowlegz's Avatar
    My M8 is boss!!
    10-18-2014 11:54 AM
  6. gapost's Avatar
    No case on my M8. Even in my office, the M8 is weaker and my calls have some trouble. Maybe I have a bad one, I don't know.
    10-18-2014 12:28 PM
  7. scotiez's Avatar
    I am not sure on the Icon but my last three phones were IPhone's and my M8 has better reception then those did. I work in a metal building and my iPhone would always loose connection, my M8 stays connected all day.
    10-18-2014 09:02 PM

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