“Apple and Verizon are rumored to be in negotiations for a summer 2010 CDMA iPhone launch, [but] the nation’s largest wireless carrier and the handset maker are believed to be at odds over pricing,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider.
“In a new note to investors Tuesday morning, Maynard J. Um of UBS Investment Research said that a new iPhone is expected to launch in mid-2010. Whether that phone would be available for Verizon’s CDMA network remains to be seen,” Hughes reports. “‘We believe a CDMA-iPhone is also in the works,’ Um wrote, ‘though believe Verizon Wireless and Apple may currently be apart on pricing.'”
Hughes writes, “Last fall, conflicting reports within chip maker Qualcomm suggested a Verizon-capable iPhone could arrive in mid 2010. Whether that handset would be a dual-mode world phone, or a Verizon-only CDMA model was disputed.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Bet you wish you were still on Apple’s Board, huh, Eric? Have a nice day, iPhone wannabes.