1. Got2buzz's Avatar
    It's really a shame. Such a nice phone and IN the Sprint company store (Chicago) can't get over .53 download (used a couple of different test programs).

    Inititally it seemed just Chicago and a few other selected areas were slow, but if you read the Sprint forums-it's slow ALL over. Worst part is, could be like this for YEARS.

    Super disappointed really wanted and love this phone. Just not on Sprint I guess
    10-17-2011 02:43 PM
  2. bishop808's Avatar
    No problems in Hawaii
    10-17-2011 03:00 PM
  3. Tyndall's Avatar
    No problem in Providence RI and vicinity. 4G screams here.
    10-17-2011 03:29 PM
  4. transammatt's Avatar
    getting better in St. Louis, Sprint has been much better lately.
    10-17-2011 03:35 PM
  5. JayWill's Avatar
    No issue in San Diego, other than not having 4G at all. Is it great? No, but it's good enough. I average around 1,000kbps on 3G most places around town. Sorry but your statement that it's slow all over is simply untrue.
    10-17-2011 03:36 PM
  6. oversteer325's Avatar
    Sprint's advertised speeds for 3G speeds are (400-600Kbps) and Verizon's advertised speeds for 3G are (400-700Kbps) which means you are getting right in the middle of Sprint's advertised speeds and roughly the same as you'd get on Verizon. So your device is performing as advertised.
    10-17-2011 04:03 PM
  7. TheFishGuy's Avatar
    Service in the south jersey / Philadelphia area blows. Places where my Palm Pre would have full service the gs2 stinks.
    10-17-2011 11:41 PM
  8. Samsmalls's Avatar
    Turn your 4g on, its infested around the Chicagoland area and surrounding suburbs! No problem here! I'm in Chicago & NW indiana area try again its everywhere! Could be a dead area or app trouble
    linzgeneral likes this.
    10-18-2011 06:32 AM
  9. linzgeneral's Avatar
    Just got 13mb down and 2 up on 4g, I am in Jacksonville FL. My 3g speeds have hit 2mb, sorry.....
    10-18-2011 12:04 PM
  10. oskar1995's Avatar
    Service in the south jersey / Philadelphia area blows. Places where my Palm Pre would have full service the gs2 stinks.

    I live near South Jersey (that line between Central and South Jersey) and I work just outside of Philadelphia (Malvern area) and I never have a problem with signal. I get equal to or better than my HTC Evo. If the problem is as bad as you make it out to be, I would go back to the store and have them take a look. There are many documented cases where a replacement device cleared that up. There is no reason that this phone will get worse reception than a Palm Pre.
    10-18-2011 12:20 PM
  11. JDAustin's Avatar
    From (lovely) downtown Oakland -
    4g - 4.5mb down, 300k up (this seems odd)
    3g - 400 down, 150 up
    10-18-2011 12:41 PM