Verizon’s introduction to iPhone 4 stirred a lot of people into a frenzy when it was announced this week. While Big Red customers have waited 3 years for Apple to hand over the iPhone device, it has left us with a multitude of questions about their actions.
As Peter at PR News remarks one question is why would Verizon customers take on the iPhone 4 when it is highly likely that Apple will be releasing the 5 at the end of June? Yes, we are all aware that the 4 suffered from the death grip problem, and that the slight redesign of Verizon’s version could have eliminated this. But is it really a viable option to accept 6-month old technology with the iPhone 5 just around the corner?
Apple and Verizon have really thrown the cat among the pigeons with this one leaving us all confused as to which is the best way to turn. It will certainly be interesting to see if Verizon will be able to sell the predicted 8 million+ iPhone’s with the fifth generation just 5 months away.
Chip Chick’s Helena Stone gave her opinion stating that even Verizon’s improved service would not entice her to switch, for her waiting for the iPhone 5 was the better choice.
While Peter believes that the best option if you want an iPhone, is to move over to Verizon and enjoy its benefits. I believe that if you have waited this long then a few more months to see what Apple will bring at the end of June is the answer.
We are all entitled to our opinions so tell us yours. Do you think that Verizon has pounced too early and left itself with a hill to climb, possibly being 6-months behind in the technology stakes? Or is this part of a master plan?