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The story of the Verizon iPhone 4 is definitely an astonishing one. Leading up to nearly every iPhone release was endless speculation that a CDMA version would launch simultaneously, finally bound for the largest carrier in the US. The combination of carrier exclusivity, endless reports of AT&T's 3G failing during trade shows and conferences, pent up demand, and numerous other factors combined to create a perfect storm of rumor and mystery. Each time, analysts, insiders, and pundits alike were certain it was just months away - and then prove to be no more well informed than the rest of us.

It's surreal to think that everyone finally got it right. In retrospect, it also seems fittingly ironic that Duke Nukem Forever will launch the same calendar year as the Verizon iPhone 4.
Interesting how Apple fixed mitigated the antenna issue... there are now two antennas and the changed the layout of the other antennas.
Edited by DuckieHo - 2/14/11 at 9:24am
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Interesting how Apple fixed the antenna issue... there are now two antennas and the changed the layout of the other antennas.
I read in other places that the Antenna issue wasn't fixed
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I read in other places that the Antenna issue wasn't fixed
I was wrong to use "fix".... "mitigated" would be better.

Did those other places do an analysis on the antennas or provide dB values?

The issue is not completely resolved but has been reduced:
Death grip: 24.6 -> 16.5dB
Standard grip: 19.8 -> 15.5dB
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