Apple’s iOS 5.1 code reveals iPhone LTE call and FaceTime switching

“Before the new Pad was introduced, we saw LTE in iOS code strings, but it was only speculation whether those were for iPhone or the new 4G iPad or both,” Jordan Kahn reports for 9to5Mac.

“Today, code strings in iOS 5.1 discovered by Cydia developer Krishna Sagar (via iDownloadBlog) contain the text, ‘Enabling 4G will end your phone call. Are you sure you want to enable 4G?’ It also contains various other mentions of enabling and disabling 4G when on calls and FaceTime,” Kahn reports. “While most of the references to 4G in the strings could be for iPad, references to calling features is pretty solid evidence Apple is at the very least testing an LTE iPhone.”

Kahn reports, “There is also a reference to FaceTime over 4G in the full in the code strings.”

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]

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