Verizon iPhone Nearly Done with Network Testing
The march of Verizon iPhone rumors continues, and the one rounding the corner today declares the Verizon iPhone is nearly done with field tests and should be ready for market soon.
The anonymous source with this information says it's version 3,2 of the phone, which has been identified in previous leaks as the Verizon iPhone. However, there's a problem with that theory: The 3,2 phone contains a SIM card slot, indicating it works on GSM networks and would be incompatible with the Verizon network.
That might mean several things. It could be the phone has a dual chipset designed to work on GSM networks (AT&T) and CDMA networks (Verizon). It's also possible that it's a CDMA phone that simply includes a SIM card for global roaming. The third option is much less exciting, namely that this 3,2 phone isn't destined for Verizon at all, but instead is just a new version of the iPhone 4 that eliminates the problems with the antenna.
Obviously, Verizon customers are hoping for one of the first two options.
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