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post #11 of 78
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Originally Posted by quakermaas View Post
and the 2 year contract you signed to get it for $199 ?
im already a verizon customer and have been for over 5 years. if the iphone didnt come out for verizon i would have renewed anyways. in my area verizon has better service then att. in my dads house(he has att) i can make a call without any problems and get on my 3g while he has to go outside or his call might drop...

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This could be a deal breaker for some.
how could it be a deal breaker for some? cdma didnt magically change over night, its a limitation for cdma, not the phone itself. and on verizon i can still text while on a phone call and receive texts, and with all the hot spots around, you can use them to surf while on the phone.

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Originally Posted by Grafixs View Post
The reason the iPhone now sells for that much is because of the unlock/jailbreak potential. For Verizon, there is no potential for jailbreak, and the point of unlocking it would be for nothing more than to say you can since CDMA is nothing compared to GSM outside the United States.



This is true for any Verizon phone due to the CDMA technology, this was not unexpected and anyone thinking otherwise would be an ill-informed consumer.
you can still jailbreak to install programs not usually allowed/whould have to pay for and run them which is one of the main reasons for jailbreaking your iphone, what could you do on att that you couldnt do on verizon with a jailbroken iphone?
Edited by Blue Destroyer - 1/11/11 at 8:51am
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post #12 of 78
so verizon finally got a hold of the iphone. neat
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This is true for any Verizon phone due to the CDMA technology, this was not unexpected and anyone thinking otherwise would be an ill-informed consumer.
Yes, but there are millions of uninformed AT&T iPhone customers that could potentially want to switch to VZ that won't know about this.
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post #15 of 78
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i think i puked, we at work use verizon as our carrier and i think im going to kill the next person that calls my helpdesk and asks if they can get an iphone. I want to see how many crack heads go out and buy one to turn around 4-5 months later a new iphone come out in june. I really am not impressed with the iphone and i dont care for it.
who said the next iphone will be made for verizon
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who said the next iphone will be made for verizon
umm...verizon did? lol
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The iphone4 was released awhile ago?
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umm...verizon did? lol
when? and where gimme a link
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this is suppose to be the verizon iphone info thread, all the ones with links to verizonwireless listing it as a new phone were closed so we could make one thread
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post #20 of 78
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when? and where gimme a link
i had already posted it, but it got closed..but here it is

http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/index.html

veirzon website
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