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The Verizon iPhone Has A Manufacturer [Rumor]

You know what’s the most wanted thing after a new iPhone? A Verizon iPhone. Speculations have been spreading all over in the past weeks, but today we’re hearing a rumor which, if true, might be a great news for all you AT&T haters out there. According to Digitimes (translation) Pegatron will be the manufacturer of a CDMA iPhone - the Verizon iPhone.

“Pegatron has been contracted to make a CDMA iPhone, insiders claimed today. The scoop is short but would have the ASUS manufacturing arm building phones that would likely go to Verizon and possibly other carriers as well. A deal would help Pegatron take off as a major supplier, DigiTimes said.”

But does CDMA automatically mean Verizon? As Electronista points out:

“Any CDMA phone wouldn’t necessarily be tied solely to Verizon. Sprint and other, smaller CDMA carriers are eligible in the US. International shipments could also reach China Telecom, KDDI’s Au service in Japan, and either SK Telecom or LG Telecom in Korea.”

So there you have it. We want to believe that’s the Verizon iPhone though. And my gut says that it’s going to happen, later this year.

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