CDMA iPhone

Sprint Clarifies iPhone 4S Micro-SIM Will Be Locked Via Update After Launch; Will Unlock By Request

Earlier this week, we mentioned that Sprint would keep the GSM micro-SIM card slot unlocked, whereas Verizon will unlock the micro-SIM card slot by request after 60 days.

Macworld has received an update from Sprint explaining that this was not exactly the case, and that the micro-SIM card slot in Sprint iPhone 4S would be locked.

iPhone 4 Cases May Not Fit iPhone 4S

iPhone 4 Cases May Not Fit iPhone 4S

If you’re planning to use your GSM iPhone 4’s case for the new iPhone 4S then we may some bad news for you. It may not fit if you had bought your case especially the iPhone 4 bumper before the Verizon iPhone was launched in early February.

Sprint Starts Taking Pre-orders For 8GB iPhone 4; iPhone 4S Pre-orders Tomorrow

Sprint Starts Taking Pre-orders For 8GB iPhone 4; iPhone 4S Pre-orders Tomorrow

Sprint has just started taking per-orders for the CDMA iPhone 4 and has announced that it will start taking pre-orders for iPhone 4S from tomorrow, October 7th.

We knew Sprint is getting iPhone 4S, but we didn’t realise that Sprint will also be selling the 8GB CDMA iPhone 4 along with it.

Apple Accidentally Leaks “iPhone 4S” Name And Design In Latest iTunes Beta

Apple Accidentally Leaks “iPhone 4S” Name And Design In Latest iTunes Beta

All those conflicting reports about the next generation iPhone’s form factor has probably just been put to rest with less than 3 days to go for the Let’s Talk iPhone event and surprisingly it is Apple who has accidentally leaked the details.

AppleInsider has discovered references of iPhone 4S in the latest beta version of iTunes.

iPhone 5 Coming To Sprint This October?

Wall Street Journal reports that Sprint, the third largest carrier in the U.S. will offer Apple’s iPhone 5 when it is launched later this year.

Wall Street Journal claims that according to their sources, Apple will launch iPhone 5 in mid-October and not early October as some reports had indicated.

App Log Reveals Apple is Testing Dual-Mode CDMA / GSM iPhone 5

Currently, we have different iPhone 4 models for GSM and CDMA network. It is widely speculated that Apple’s fifth generation iPhone will be a dual-mode iPhone, which works on CDMA and GSM networks.

Verizon CFO had also stated that they will offer iPhone 5 at the same time as AT&T, which will also work in as many countries as AT&T’s iPhone, which has global coverage, almost confirming that Apple’s next generation iPhone will be a ‘world phone’.

Verizon Activated 2.3 Million iPhones In Q2 2011; Expecting iPhone 5 This Fall

Verizon delivered a strong second quarter results on Friday thanks to the iPhone. Verizon activated 2.3 million iPhones.

It is lower than the 3.6 million iPhones activated by AT&T in the same quarter, but one needs to remember that iPhone 3GS, which is the entry level iPhone does not work on Verizon’s CDMA network, so Verizon only sells iPhone 4s.

Leaked Photo Of China Mobile iPhone 4 Prototype?

Leaked Photo Of China Mobile iPhone 4 Prototype?

Folks at MyDrivers.com – a Chinese website has published a photo, which appears to be an iPhone 4 running on China Mobile’s 3G network.

China Mobile, the country’s biggest mobile carrier, was earlier in talks with Apple to bring a TD-SCDMA version of the iPhone to China. TD-SCDMA is the Chinese 3G standard that is used by China Mobile. 

Verizon To Kill Unlimited iPhone Data Plans on July 7th

Verizon To Kill Unlimited iPhone Data Plans on July 7th

Few weeks back, a report claimed that Verizon will move to tiered data plans as early as July 7th for new customers.

Folks at FierceWireless has just confirmed that news. They report that Verizon spokesperson has told them that it will discontinue unlimited data plans for smartphones like iPhone on July 7th and instead offer tiered data plans to new customers.

Verizon CFO Confirms iPhone 5 Will Work On CDMA And GSM Networks

Reuters has just reported that Verizon Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo has revealed that Apple’s next generation iPhone will be a dual-mode phone, which works on CDMA and GSM networks.

Shammo has also revealed that Verizon will launch the fifth generation iPhone at the same time as AT&T.