The eagerly awaited Galaxy Nexus was released to retailers in the UK last week and reports are emerging of an unusual bug affecting the device volume. Neither Samsung or Google have acknowledged the issue just yet, but the consensus among users is that the volume automatically adjusts when it gets radio interference from itself or a nearby device transmitting on 2G GSM 900 (900Mhz). Telstra, Vodafone and Optus all use 900Mhz for 2G in Australia so this could become an issue for us in low reception areas where the phone drops back to 2G. The poll on the XDA thread reports that 60% of users are experiencing this problem to some degree, certainly something to keep an eye on for all those people with pre-orders. You can star the official bug report here, or check back with us for updates.
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