Verizon iPhone 4 Finally Announced, Along With Specs And Pricing
This morning, Verizon has finally welcomed the iPhone 4 to their family. The stage was first led by the appearance of Lowell C. McAdam. He begin his speech with a promise of no disappointment on their announcement. To be expected, the Verizon iPhone 4 will be available for everybody on February 10th. But along with it, Verizon will give their qualified customers the exclusive opportunity to begin their pre-order online on February 3rd.
As for the specs, it will be the same as AT&T’s iPhone 4. Pricing at $199.99 for 16GB or $299.99 for 32GB with 2-year agreement with Verizon Wireless. It will includes 3G personal hotspot for up to 5 WiFi-connected devices. The device will also connects to the CDMA and EVDO Rev.A networks, and has FaceTime.
Unfortunately, the Verizon iPhone 4 will not have LTE but only 3G. Verizon mention that the main reason was first-generation LTE chips will forced Apple to make some change on their design which will not be accepted by Apple. Another thing is the demand by Verizon’s customers to sales the device as soon as possible. Verizon CEO stated that “our training starts this week to our employees”. While Apple COO, Tim Cook added “This is the start of something big”.
BASKING RIDGE, N.J. and CUPERTINO, Calif., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Verizon Wireless and Apple® today announced that the iPhone® 4 will be available on the Verizon Wireless network beginning on Thursday, February 10. Qualified Verizon Wireless customers will be given the exclusive opportunity to pre-order iPhone 4 online on February 3, ahead of general availability.
iPhone 4 is the most innovative phone in the world, featuring Apple’s stunning Retina(TM) display, the highest resolution display ever built into a phone resulting in super crisp text, images and video, and FaceTime®, which makes video calling a reality. iPhone 4 on Verizon Wireless will also include new Personal Hotspot capabilities allowing customers to use iPhone 4 to connect up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices.
“We are pleased to introduce millions of wireless users to the industry leading iPhone 4 on the nation’s most reliable network,” said Lowell McAdam, president and chief operating officer of Verizon. “This is an important step for the industry as two great companies join forces to give wireless customers one of the most important technological additions to the mobile landscape this century.”
“Verizon Wireless customers have told us they can’t wait to get their hands on iPhone 4, and we think they are going to love it,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s chief operating officer. “We have enormous respect for the company Verizon has built and the loyalty they have earned from their customers.”
iPhone 4 features a 5 megapixel camera with LED flash, HD video recording, Apple’s A4 chip, a 3-axis gyro and a beautiful glass and stainless steel design like no other mobile phone. iPhone 4 also comes with iOS 4, the world’s most advanced mobile operating system, which includes multitasking, folders, Game Center, AirPlay® and AirPrint wireless printing. iPhone 4 customers have access to the world’s most popular App Store(SM) with more than 300,000 apps available in an incredible range of 20 categories, including games, business, news, sports, health and reference.
Pricing & Availability
iPhone 4 will be available on the Verizon Wireless network beginning Thursday, February 10 for a suggested retail price of $199.99 for the 16GB model and $299.99 for the 32GB model with a new two year customer agreement. iPhone 4 will be available at more than 2,000 Verizon Wireless Communications Stores nationwide, online at www.verizonwireless.com/iphone, at Apple Retail Stores, at the Apple Store® (www.apple.com), at Apple Authorized Resellers, and by calling 1-800-2 JOIN IN.
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving more than 93 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 79,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, Nasdaq: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com.
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