RUMOR: Verizon iPhone 4 test unit found and photographed in wild

“Rumors say a Verizon-bound iPhone will be out in January, and that prototypes are out there in the wild,” Daniel Ionescu reports for PCWorld. “That’s pretty much like Loch Ness monster stories, a story rumored to oblivion for years, but never came to fruition. That’s unless a photo set from a blogger actually depicts the mythical CDMA iPhone.”

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“A blogger, who identifies himself as Richy Rich, claims to have live shots of a CDMA iPhone prototype,” Ionescu reports. “The prototype is said be codenamed N92DVT (Device Verification Test), which is a step above the model the ever-scoopful John Gruber mentioned back in August.”

Ionescu reports, “The origin of this mysterious CDMA iPhone prototype is said to be ‘from a repair shop in Vietnam,’ which if you remember, is where leaks of new unibody MacBooks, camera-equipped iPod touches, and iPhone 4 shots came from earlier this year.”

Full article, with links and photo, here.

Richy Rich reports, “I was told that the side of the device does in fact have a micro-sim slot, like the current GSM-only variant… The device is running a test operating system, similar to the ‘inferno’ operating system that was found on the iPhone 4 beta images and video that leaked from Vietnam earlier this year, which was also a ‘DVT’ unit.”

Full article, with more photos, here.

24 Comments

  1. big freaking deal. Verizon sucks, they nickel and dime you to death and I could go on, but I’ll spare you.

    I can’t wait until all you nut bags jump ship for VZ and stop sucking up all the ATT bandwidth. Hope you’ll be happy coz I WILL.

  2. big freaking deal. Verizon sucks, they nickel and dime you to death and I could go on, but I’ll spare you.

    I can’t wait until all you nut bags jump ship for VZ and stop sucking up all the ATT bandwidth. Hope you’ll be happy coz I WILL.

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