Verizon iPhone Coming on January 11
By on January 8th, 2011

Verizon iPhone According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, Verizon is planning to announce the much anticipated CDMA iPhone on January 11, at a press event which was announced recently.

With Verizon announcing its entire Android and LTE device lineup at CES, the only announcement which could warrant a separate event is the iPhone coming to Verizon.

The iPhone has been available exclusively on AT&T in the US since its launch in 2007. Many think that the number of smartphone users willing to buy an iPhone on AT&T has peaked, and to see further growth in user numbers, Verizon is Apple’s best bet. Many users have chosen Android phones over the iPhone only to avoid using AT&T’s network. Getting the iPhone on Verizon could see a lot of them jumping on to the iPhone bandwagon.

The Verizon iPhone will likely be similar to the iPhone 4, but will be a CDMA handset. What we don’t know is whether it will support LTE as well. It’s likely that LTE support will come only with the iPhone 5 which is to be launched this summer.

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