Folks at iLounge has tested Verizon iPhone 4 and they pointed out that the device suffers from Death grip like original AT&T iPhone 4 accompanied with another issue called Death hug issue.
“The CDMA iPhone 4 can still lose substantial cellular signal strength when held in the prior “death grip” position, as well as Wi-Fi signal when held in a different position, in each case noticeably slowing or completely stalling the reception of data.
The problem with Wi-Fi reception appears when the device is held snugly in landscape orientation with two hands, a position common when playing games [...]
Folks at 9to5mac and iFixyouri have performed Verizon iPhone 4 teardown that reveals Qualcomm MDM6600 chip inside which is compatible for GSM and CDMA technology.
Either Verizon iPhone does not have SIM slot so does not support GSM but this is a sign that probably the iPhone 5 will have the compatibility for both networks at the same time.
Check out the full CDMA iPhone teardown video below to know further about its internal.
The following guide will help you to jailbreak Verizon iPhone 4 on iOS 4.2.6 with Greenpois0n RC5 beta 4 which has been recently released by the Chronic Dev Team.
Note: The same instructions works for Windows and Mac users.
Download Greenpois0n for Windows or Greenpois0n for Mac
Attach your Verizon iPhone 4 to your computer
Unzip the downloaded Greenpois0n on desktop of your system and run its exe file
Click on Jailbreak button on Greenpois0n screen
Follow the on screen instructions to put your iPhone into recovery mode, once done the automated jailbreak process [...]
The Chronic Dev team has released Greenpois0n RC5 beta 4 to jailbreak Verizon iPhone 4 on iOS 4.2.6 as the customers have just start receiving their CDMA iPhone pre-orders.
Greenpois0n RC5 beta 4 is available for Windows and Mac users.
Download Greenpois0n RC5 b4 for Verizon iPhone / Windows / MAC
Oh, sure — Google’s being all-too-kind by handing out a few free megabytes of Verizon data with each of its Cr-48 netbooks, but if you’re both lucky enough to have one and more inclined to use that dust-collecting AT&T SIM of yours, there’s hardly a better day for you to pay attention to a hack. After noticing that a recent update to Chrome OS added GSM support for Qualcomm’s Gobi 3G chip, Hexxeh dug in a little to see what it’d take to get the Cr-48 operational with a data SIM from Ma Bell. Turns out there’s shockingly little needed from you; [...]
Today, is the February 3rd, the day when Apple and Verizon has started picking CDMA iPhone 4 pre-orders through their online services.
At the moment CDMA iPhone 4 is only available to existing Verizon customers with 2 years contract. The Verizon 16GB iPhone 4 price is $199 and 32GB Verizon iPhone 4 is available for $299.
CDMA iPhone 4 retail sale will begin on 10th, February 2011. To pre-order CDMA iPhone 4 visit the following links.
Apple has rolled out iOS 4.2.6 for Verizon CDMA iPhone 4 before its scheduled launch date that was 10 February, 2011.
The iOS 4.2.6 for Verizon iPhone 4 build number is 8E200, iPhone 3,3 (model number for Verizon) and its file size is about 652 mb.
The main difference of iOS 4.2.6 and iOS 4.2.1 is the Personal Hotspot feature for GSM iPhone 4 which will be included to upcoming iOS 4.3.
Download iOS 4.2.6 for Verizon CDMA iPhone
Verizon is sending out emails to their existing customers to inform them that they may pre-order CDMA iPhone 4 from 3:00 am EST on February 3rd, whereas Verizon iPhone 4 will be available for general public from 10 February, 2011.
Verizon is also offering attractive packages for AT&T iPhone corporate customers to trade-in their iPhone 4 with Verizon iPhone 4.
iPhone 4 trade-in Capacity and Price List
iPhone 2G – 16GB: $60
iPhone 3G – 16GB: $105
iPhone 3GS 32GB: $160
iPhone 4- 16GB: $280
iPhone 4 – 32GB: $360
At the moment Verizon iPhone 4 pre-order page shows the countdown to reach [...]
Apple has rolled out iTunes 10.1.2 which includes support for CDMA iPhone (Verizon iPhone4), improved stability and performance.
You can grab iTunes 10.1.2 for Windows and Mac via software upgrade or through following direct download link.
Download iTunes 10.1.2 for Windows & Mac