- 03-02-2011, 01:59 PM #2
They didn't say "no 4.3 for CDMA". They just didn't say it would be out on 3/11. Wait a bit and see, I'm sure Verizon will get the 4.3 update as well.
- 03-02-2011, 01:59 PM #3
Don't know what to tell you... VZW had the hotspot feature before AT&T... I expect iOS to play leapfrog with the two versions until iPhone 5 is out with a dual technology radio chip... until then, there are differences internally that could affect how/if certain functions are implemented. iPhone 5 (Black.32GB.AT&T) iPad Mini (Black.32GB.WiFi) iPad (3Gen.Black.64GB.AT&T) MacBook Pro (15" 2012.Retina Display.i7) iMac (21.5" 2011.i5) AppleTV (3Gen)
- 03-02-2011, 02:16 PM #4
Let's see here. Verizon doesn't get 4.3 like everyone else on the 11th (although they already have hotspot). They have slower data. They can't do voice/data at the same time via 3G. They suffer slightly less battery life (CDMA uses different power requirements and tuning, although nothing drastic). So much for that Verizon iPhone being awesome? I can't think of a reason since AT&T is very fast for me and very reliable.
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- 03-02-2011, 02:34 PM #7 iPhone 5 (Black.32GB.AT&T) iPad Mini (Black.32GB.WiFi) iPad (3Gen.Black.64GB.AT&T) MacBook Pro (15" 2012.Retina Display.i7) iMac (21.5" 2011.i5) AppleTV (3Gen)
- 03-02-2011, 02:37 PM #8
All 4.3 would do it cause me to wait for a jailbreak, rejailbreak, redo repos, reinstall apps, etc.
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- 03-02-2011, 03:27 PM #13iPhone Beginner
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Yup, agree that we will see the update just a matter of when. I have much more faith in Apple than in RIM or Google which is a huge reason I switched over from those platforms.
In regards to the reception comments, there is a difference and different locations have different coverage so as always it is best to research who has the best coverage where you spend most of your time. I can attest to the VZ coverage on Oahu in HI being much better than AT&T's. That doesn't mean that AT&T is bad just slightly less coverage and signal strength but it has no problems 95% of the time. To me, not really a big deal. I stick with VZ because of the better coverage, here, and what seems to be better customer service than when I was with AT&T.
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- 03-02-2011, 07:06 PM #19Keith - iMore Moderator - The Mobile Nations/iMore Forum Rules
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- 03-02-2011, 07:59 PM #20
- 03-02-2011, 08:41 PM #21 iPhone 5 (Black.32GB.AT&T) iPad Mini (Black.32GB.WiFi) iPad (3Gen.Black.64GB.AT&T) MacBook Pro (15" 2012.Retina Display.i7) iMac (21.5" 2011.i5) AppleTV (3Gen)
- 03-02-2011, 09:34 PM #22iPhone Pro
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You say V has slower data, but there's no evidence for that. In fact, there's a thread floating around here that has evidence to the contrary. It's all dependent on location.
No voice/data? Don't care. Those of us on Verizon are used to not having it, and I'm almost ALWAYS around Wifi that I can hop on if I need it.
Where's your evidence about the battery life? I think you're making things up.
Reason for Verizon iPhone being awesome? It's the best phone on the biggest network. I can leave my city and get signal; my AT&T friends drop all the time. There's just no comparing the networks in regards to saturation.C H I R M E R
Graphic designer, classical musician, Paleo eater, evolutionary runner & all-around Apple fangirl.
2008 Macbook (white, 4GB RAM)[sold] >> iPod Touch (1st Gen, 8 GB)[sold]>> iPhone 4 (black, 16 GB) >> 2012 Macbook Pro w/Retina Display (2.3 GHz 16GB RAM)
- 03-02-2011, 09:49 PM #23
Ok, what is the big deal with 4.3. A little better load time on java script? I really didn't see much that would warrant getting it right away for myself. The phone is still working great for me. If there was a significant bug yes, get it asap. Otherwise just hang for a while?????
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- 03-02-2011, 11:25 PM #25iPhone Newbie
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