No iPhone for Verizon? See Their Best Smartphones

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When Apple revealed their iPad last week many of our readers were disappointed that Apple didn’t announced a Verizon iPhone, therefore many people have given up on ever seeing a Verizon iPhone and are instead looking at alternative handsets instead.

It seems as if Verizon are now concentrating on Google Android-based handsets, recent additions have been the Motorola Droid and the HTC Droid Eris, it is thought that the Google Nexus One will launch in Spring 2010.

New handsets are not necessarily the best handsets, therefore if you perhaps want to pay less for a handset you can still purchase impressive handsets such as the BlackBerry Storm 2 or the HTC Imagio, both of which are suitable for business users.

Other handsets worth considering are the Palm Pre Plus and the Palm Pixi Plus, both of which run Palm’s popular webOS.

There is no doubt that AT&T’s handset lineup is more impressive than Verizon’s at the moment, however all the while that Apple do not release a Verizon handset it allows other handset manufacturers to battle it out to become Verizon’s flagship handset.

For further details check out PC Mag.

What do you think is Verizon’s current flagship handset? Also what do you think will be Verizon’s flagship handset at the end of the year?

Also See: iOS 8 Verizon data usage problems

  • Carlos

    I will wait for the Verizon iPhone. Good things come to those who wait!

  • Graham B.

    I agree with Carlos. I’ll keep waiting until Steve Jobs announces that either the iPhone won’t come to Verizon, or that it will. Both of which are highly probable in the coming year or two.

  • George

    Droid is awesome

  • Phil

    Jamie,

    I’m there with you that the Storm 2 is ‘suitable’ for business users. It’s not littered with the plethora of problems that the original Storm had, and no one wanted to be culpable for.

    However, RIM has made it commonplace to force their software preference on Verizon and RIM users without a choice. Two examples: users no longer have the choice of choosing a default search engine. At some point, RIM got in bed with Microsoft and now forces Bing down your throat. Sure, you can do an additional click and pull up another browser and use an engine of your choice. My fav, iGoogle.

    Second, some of the map “navigation” (read: follow the dot along your selected route) defaults to the internal map software with no option of choosing your own; to no surprise, Google Maps. I’ve found that BlackBerry Maps tends to lock up or just fail to load ‘the rest of the map’ you’re going to need… like to your destination. Sure you have VZ Navigator, but who wants to pay $9.99 per month when you can get a Garmin or crappy Tom Tom to do the same? If nothing else, a dedicated GPS system won’t freak when you phone rings.

  • DJ Armand

    The iphone will come to Verizon. eventually. As long as Apple gets what they want from verizon in return. The dillema seems to be control over tech support which Apple keeps under tight control,(Verizon doesn't like that idea at all) and exclusion of the Verizon app store from the menu.(Apple wants users to use iTunes for all purchases of music, apps etc.) If those 2 things can worked out, Verizon will get the iphone. Apple knows that ATT's network is crappy, and their device will truly shine on Verizon's network. However, ATT has given Apple everything that they wanted, while Verizon is playing hard to get. Also don't forget that Verizon was approached first about being the exclusive carrier for the iPhone. but again due to silly bargaining points Cingular (now ATT) ended up with the exclusivity of the iPhone

  • Anne

    I have the Palm Centro and am considering upgrading to a higher end phone. I can't decide what to do, what for the possiblity of an Iphone on Verizon or go ahead and try out the Droid. How does the Droid compare to the I Phone?

  • Anne

    I have the Palm Centro and am considering upgrading to a higher end phone. I can't decide what to do, what for the possiblity of an Iphone on Verizon or go ahead and try out the Droid. How does the Droid compare to the I Phone?