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New Verizon iPhone: Apple’s battle with Google Android

Following on from the news this week about Apple’s alleged plans to release a CDMA-compatible iPhone on Verizon, one analyst believes that the move is all down to one reason – Google’s Android platform.

As reported from Apple Insider, analyst Shaw Wu with Kaufman Bros believes that Android is the silent factor which is pushing Apple closer to a deal with Verizon.

He mentioned recent figures about Google gaining more ground in the smartphone market, stating that by moving to Verizon – Apple would be able to take on Google head-to-head.

It seems pretty logical to us. Future premium smartphones such as the HTC EVO 4G, HTC Incredible and Nexus One (Verizon) all run the Android operating system, so Apple may look to go on the counter-attack with their Verizon iPhone.

What are your thoughts on this? Full report over at Apple Insider.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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