Verizon iPhone to go on sale late Jan/early Feb

The Wall Street Journal claims, according to a person familiar with the matter, that the Verizon iPhone that's almost assuredly going to be announced this Tuesday will go on sale "around the end of the month".

The Verizon phone will be similar to the iPhone 4 but run on the carrier's CDMA technology, people familiar with the matter have said.

Sounds about right, if you want to leave enough time to build the marketing hype to preface Apple Store lineups and the rest of the fervour typically associated with an iPhone launch.

Read more: [ WSJ ]

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