Verizon iPhone is here!

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    Behold the official Verizon and Apple Press Release! If you've been waiting for the Verizon iPhone, wait no longer! Be sure to visit iPhone Forum for all your iPhone information!

    Verizon Wireless & Apple Team Up to Deliver iPhone 4 on Verizon​


    BASKING RIDGE, New Jersey and CUPERTINO, California—January 11, 2011—Verizon Wireless and Apple® today announced that the iPhone® 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 Apple’s stunning Retina™ display, the highest resolution display ever built into a phone resulting in super crisp text, images and video, and FaceTime®, 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.

    “We are pleased to introduce millions of wireless users to the industry leading iPhone 4 on the nation’s most reliable network,†said Lowell McAdam, president and chief operating officer of Verizon. “This 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€

    “Verizon 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,†said Tim Cook, Apple’s chief operating officer. “We 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, Apple’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 world’s most advanced mobile operating system, which includes multitasking, folders, Game Center, AirPlay® and AirPrint wireless printing. iPhone 4 customers have access to the world’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 Store® (Apple), at Apple Authorized Resellers, and by calling 1-800-2 JOIN IN.

    (Source: iPhone Forum)
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    ill stick with my Droid 2 for now...no point in spending a crapton of money when I have a phone that already works.
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    Throw it in the toilet where it belongs, and there you go! A need for a new phone :D

    ..This is good news though. I may be getting a Verizon company phone here soon. And if my boss gets one, I may get one!
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    Well damn, guess I'll just keep humping along with my trusty Blackberry on T Mobile. I need the UMA out in the boonies. Congratulations to the Verizon crowd.
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    I love the idea but I will wait till iPhone 5 come out on June or so. No need to go for the iPhone 4 now.
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    I have insurance on the phone...thats a no go idea there lol
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    iPhone on verizon also a hotspot for 5 devices.
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    I've been on verizon for years...I'll be ordering 2 on the 3rd :)
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    I'm interested in knowing if Verizon will offer unlimited data plans for the iPhone. If so, that will give people more incentive to use an iPhone with big red.
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    I will be anxiously waiting for this as well. I doubt it but hopeful.
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    According to the announcement, yes. They will also have the HotSpot feature. Pricing on both still hasn't been announced, as far as I know.
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    iPhone 5 in June? Somehow I missed the that one. Where did you get that info at?

    Cya
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    Who would want to share a 3G connection with anyone? Certainly not with 5 other people or devices.
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    You can lock out the unwanted people from using your wifi signal.

    Cya
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    I was thinking the same thing. Never heard this one. Do tell.
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    It's just the normal cycle. No guarantee, but Apple has refreshed it's iPhone lineup every summer so far.
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    Yes this is true, but since the last upgrade was such a huge upgrade, the upgrade this time, IMO, won't be anything that will be a must have. Will probably be something like the 3G to 3GS. Although, the iPhone 4 is pretty snappy I might add lol i gotta wait till July 12th anyway for my upgrade, so I guess it doesn't really matter to me yet lol
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    How do I find exact day my AT&T contract expires on my iphone. Can't wait to move to Verizon.
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    Glad to hear AT&T is finally losing their death grip on the iPhone people can now actually get an iPhone AND good service at the same time.
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    Though the Verizon iPhone 4 has nothing diffirent but the radio. It is made to work with Verizon’s CDMA network otherwise it just the same device. Though it is a code division multiple access(CDMA) Phone and not a Long-Term Evolution(LTE)phong, I will still buy one and an Aneesoft video converter, as I am extremely impatient!

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