Is the iPhone 4 antenna problem fixed in the iPhone 4S?

Was it secretly fixed for all new models or just the iPhone 4S or none?

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    Is "the problem" that people don't understand that there isn't a problem? As far as I can tell, iPhone 4 continue to be made, sold and used with the antenna design as originally launched. Am I misinformed?
    – bmike
    May 24 '12 at 15:35
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    @bmike, I agree. I don't know of any people that use their phone without a case or bumper guard - these folks wouldn't be affected by this "problem" at all.
    – JW8
    May 24 '12 at 16:54
  • Did you experience an actual problem or are you referring to the PR incident? :)
    – Gerry
    May 24 '12 at 22:02

I think so. Since Apple placed an extra antenna (now they are two) in the iPhone and they redesigned the whole antenna system (an extra receiver in the frame inter alia).

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And according to the movies in this blogpost, it seems like the new system did fix the so-called antennagate! They compared the iPhone 4S reception with an iPhone 4 which is suffering from the antennagate.

According to Apple itself, the system...

Intelligently switches between two antennas to transmit and receive

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    lol I love how Apple just kinda of makes this huge bug fix a feature!
    – TheLearner
    May 24 '12 at 14:46
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    My Verizon iPhone 4 (MD146LL) has the 2nd antenna.
    – iglvzx
    May 24 '12 at 15:34

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