Verizon takes on the iPhone

by admin October 5, 2007 at 9:10 am

US mobile operator Verizon Wireless answered the question “what’ll they think of next?” when it unveiled a new model clearly intended to compete with Apple’s iPhone.

Some analysts, though, questioned whether Verizon’s effort would capture much of the $155bn-a-year (£76bn) American mobile phone market.

Verizon said its Holiday Collection of new phones, to be in stores by the end of November, includes the Voyager, which attempts to take the iPhone a step further with a Qwerty keyboard and a second, non-touch-sensitive, screen. Like the iPhone, it also has a touch screen.

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