wifi opening?

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  1. Mufasa

    Mufasa New Member

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    well all these cases have no wifi openings on the back so I'm wondering if wifi would work good I mean in my room I only get 1 bar and its pretty slow so will the addition of a case make it slower, I'm looking into buying the reflect. Do u guys think if I dropped the reflect with my touch in it, would it be fineor will it break?
  2. KhOAsGOTRiCe

    KhOAsGOTRiCe New Member

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    shouldnt effect wifi at all. wifi goes through walls and shouldnt be affected by a thin plastic/leather/silicone case
  3. adesai

    adesai New Member

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    yeah, wifi can go through pretty much anything.
  4. planetbeing

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    Anything except metal. Then you construct something called a Faraday cage (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faraday_cage). All radio signals would be trapped inside the case.

    That's why the antenna is covered by plastic, not chrome.
  5. CyberPrime

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    yea, wifi signals are pretty strong, the metal case does reduce the signal, but not by anything noticable with the 5 bar scale, its like .2 of a bars difference.
  6. ydoucare

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    WiFi signals are rather weak compared to any other device operating on a licensed frequency (802.11b/g operates on the unlicensed 2.4 ghz spectrum which the FCC has a fairly low power output limit on).

    RF does not go through any solid object without penalty. Obviously, the degree of penalty depends on the object and it's location. A silicone case probably isn't going to hurt any. A cement wall? Most definitely
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    I think he is talking about a case he bought.
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