Its been quite some time, back and forth between when and how this was going to happen. A lot of blogs and gossip articles have been written between many reputable websites. After years and years of speculation, the Verizon iPhone is real. As Verizon president Lowell McAdam put it, “If the press writes something long enough, eventually it becomes true.” I find this really funny after all the publicity that Verizon put in the media. It’s ironic how Mac really stayed out of the subject matter and for the most part never drew a line in the sand with a yes or no. The word comes fresh out of Verizon’s press conference in New York City, where the company has confirmed that they plan to offer the iPhone 4 early next month. Update: February 10th, to be specific. From what has been published so far, the Verizon iPhone 4 appears to be identical to the AT&T iPhone 4 .
It does not support Verizon’s 4G/LTE network, and Apple took their standard “We don’t talk about future products” stance when questioned on the matter. The 16GB iPhone 4 will set you back $199.99, while the 32GB model will cost you $299.99 (both prices on a 2 year contract. Additionally, it looks like it’ll have at least one feature that the AT&T model doesn’t (currently): WiFi hotspot, which allows the iPhone to act as a Cell-Data-Fueled-Wi-Fi router for up to 5 devices.