We recently reported on a photo that shows that the rumored Verizon iPhone was a 4G model running on the LTE network. Most would agree by now that it could have been the work of Photoshop – so why does Beatweek Magazine say that it is the Verizon iPhone 5 and will be released in January?
OK, so we know by now that Big Red could release a CDMA version of the iPhone in the first month of 2011, but it will not be the fifth-generation model. You have to love how they come up with a huge back-story to try and make their idea sound plausible.
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For those of you who have been following Apple will know that only one handset gets launched per year, which is normally in the summer. Yes, we can see a Verizon release in January, but this will most likely be the iPhone 4.
Going back to the rumors of a 4G model, how will Verizon be able to launch such a phone when their LTE network is nowhere near ready? The iPhone 5 will be from June onwards, like the past several years.
Do you think that Verizon will launch the iPhone 4 or 5 in January 2011?