New Reports say iPhone heading to Verizon

iPhone on VerizonDo you remember that nursery rhyme “Polly put the kettle on, Sukey took it off again”? The Verizon/iPhone saga reminds me of that. Well it’s back on again. This time there are multiple sources saying the iPhone is coming to Verizon in early 2011.

If you’re an AT&T iPhone user who is planning to jump over, keep at least 2 things in mind:

  • You won’t be able to use data and speak on the phone (voice) simultaneously. At least, not yet. The CDMA standard that both Verizon and Sprint use does not have that capability yet, although it’s being worked on. Of course, the carriers will need time to implement it.
  • The 1st round of Verizon iPhones will in all likelihood be 3G only and not be ready for the faster 4G network that Verizon is rolling out next year.