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Verizon Wireless & Apple Team Up to Deliver iPhone 4 on Verizon
BASKING RIDGE, New Jersey and CUPERTINO, Californiaâ€”January 11, 2011â€”Verizon Wireless and AppleÂ® today announced that the iPhoneÂ® 4 will be available on the Verizon Wireless network beginning on Thursday, February 10. Qualified Verizon Wireless customers will be given the exclusive opportunity to pre-order iPhone 4 online on February 3, ahead of general availability.
iPhone 4 is the most innovative phone in the world, featuring Appleâ€™s stunning Retinaâ„¢ display, the highest resolution display ever built into a phone resulting in super crisp text, images and video, and FaceTimeÂ®, which makes video calling a reality. iPhone 4 on Verizon Wireless will also include new Personal Hotspot capabilities allowing customers to use iPhone 4 to connect up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices.
â€œWe are pleased to introduce millions of wireless users to the industry leading iPhone 4 on the nationâ€™s most reliable network,â€ said Lowell McAdam, president and chief operating officer of Verizon. â€œThis is an important step for the industry as two great companies join forces to give wireless customers one of the most important technological additions to the mobile landscape this century.â€
â€œVerizon Wireless customers have told us they can't wait to get their hands on iPhone 4, and we think they are going to love it,â€ said Tim Cook, Appleâ€™s chief operating officer. â€œWe have enormous respect for the company Verizon has built and the loyalty they have earned from their customers.â€
iPhone 4 features a 5 megapixel camera with LED flash, HD video recording, Appleâ€™s A4 chip, a 3-axis gyro and a beautiful glass and stainless steel design like no other mobile phone. iPhone 4 also comes with iOS 4, the worldâ€™s most advanced mobile operating system, which includes multitasking, folders, Game Center, AirPlayÂ® and AirPrint wireless printing. iPhone 4 customers have access to the worldâ€™s most popular App Store℠ with more than 300,000 apps available in an incredible range of 20 categories, including games, business, news, sports, health and reference.
Pricing & Availability
iPhone 4 will be available on the Verizon Wireless network beginning Thursday, February 10 for a suggested retail price of $199.99 for the 16GB model and $299.99 for the 32GB model with a new two year customer agreement. iPhone 4 will be available at more than 2,000 Verizon Wireless Communications Stores nationwide, online at www.verizonwireless.com/iphone, at Apple Retail Stores, at the Apple StoreÂ® (Apple), at Apple Authorized Resellers, and by calling 1-800-2 JOIN IN.
(Source: iPhone Forum)