Well I bit the bullet and upgraded both iPhone 3GSes to iPhone 4s. Yes, I *did* do it on the launch day here in Australia, but not by lining up – granted, some people enjoy the experience, but I can’t think of a more useless waste of time. I like my warmth and comfort !
Especially when I called my local Telstra store and asked them to reserve two if they had any left – they did, and apart from a minor porting hassle getting one of the numbers over from Vodafone, all went well. The lovely Natalie and the slightly less lovely Nick were brilliant.
No evidence of the signal issue yet, despite using any and every possible variation of the so-called “death grip” that I could think of.
Interesting side note: Both the phones I got were made in Week 30 (as signified by the 4th and 5th digits of the serial number) – the only people I have seen having demonstrable signal problems related to grip are owners of phones made in ...