Verizon iPhone 4: all the coverage - in one place

Verizon iPhone 4: all the coverage - in one place

The Verizon iPhone 4 roll-out wasn't accompanied with the endless lines and waiting of previous iPhone launches, but it nevertheless attracted many users. And no wonder why – iOS has become a robust platform and the App Store has more than 400,000 apps. In addition, the slight redesign of the handset for Verizon has supposedly helped get rid of the antennagate issue. With all that in mind, should you get it now or wait for the upcoming next generation of the iPhone? Take a look at our in-depth review, where we weighed all the pros and cons of having the Verizon iPhone 4 now, and dived into the depths of iOS to ease your first encounter with it:





For those who can't decide on a purchase even after reading the review, check out how the iPhone 4 fares against its main smartphone competitors, including many high-end Android offerings, in our comparisons below (note: AT&T iPhone 4 was used for these comparisons, however, since it's almost identical to the Verizon one, they're still more than relative):




The iPhone 4 offers one of the greatest cameras on a cell phone. Just how great? Take a look at how it compares with one of the best smartphones out there:






But a smartphone is above all an evolving platform offering endless possibilities for expansion through apps. 400,000 apps is a number you can get lost in and for those switching from Android or BlackBerry it might be frustrating to even transfer their contacts. We have covered that as well, so save yourself some time and take a look at the articles below:




Finally, for those that can be categorized as hardcore fans and nothing else, here's how it all began with the unveiling of the Verizon iPhone 4, because we and you know that this day will stay in history - four years in the making:



We are to update this post with more coverage, so come back from time to time for even more Verizon iPhone 4 stuff. Surely, there's plenty more to know about the Verizon iPhone 4, including apps and games, so feel free to share your suggestions in the comments below!


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  • Display 3.5" 640 x 960 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor Apple A4, Single core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 1420 mAh(7.00h talk time)

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42 Comments

1. DJLegacy2k5

Posts: 212; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Pathetic Apple Slurping as always...The #1 thing Arena is known for...*smh* Aren't you all ever ashamed for this selling-out? Why does a feature lacking phone get this much coverage? Lets talk about the lack of live tiles and widgets. Lets talk about cost. Lets talk about lack of affordable insurance options. Lets talk about poor sound quality. Lets talk about lack of durability. Lets talk about lack of custom options. Lets talk about propriatary chargers and need for APPLE exclusive over priced accessories. Lets talk about NO 4g anytime soon. Lets talk about no dual core processors anytime soon. Lets talk about BEHIND THE CURVE. This shit is pathetic and so is anyone still pumping money into this company...

11. hawk62

Posts: 320; Member since: Nov 21, 2009

U have no idea what u are talking about!

22. Dudeman unregistered

I agree. This guy just doesn't understand that this is a wonderful device. He is a hater plain and simple, and thats coming from an Android user like myself. I admire the Iphone. It is wonderful technology. Why do I not buy one. Well I believe in getting things for free or for a resonable price. And buddy why do you and others have to curse on line. We always have to read your filthy written words. I wish I could forward your messages to your mama. Mamas boy. This website is for professionals you can use charecters like this@#$%^& instead. Or if you are too dumb to find other words in the english vocabulary, I feel sorry for you and all your curse buddy friends, with no girl friends or a wife. LOL

15. ddsindpls

Posts: 17; Member since: Sep 16, 2007

You're obviously just another Apple hater. Don't buy one. No one is twisting your arm. Apple is a great company and has pushed the envelope, as usual. If it weren't for their innovation, you wouldn't have your Android Phone. They introduced the IPad, now look at all the companies rushing to get their tablets out. Apple has a loyal following, and you will never change their minds by bashing them. There are millions of IPhones out there, so someone must like them.

21. Dimwit unregistered

Umm there were tablet pc's before the ipad.

24. Dudeman unregistered

There was also a GUI computer from Xerox before the Mac. But what does that mean. Nothing, these guys are the pioneers, they marketed this technology, made it cool, and now we can buy cheap Coby clone types of this stuff with an awesome google program that is available open source, like an old copy of windows 98. It is all happening now, things change fast, don't dwell on the old tablet pc's. who cares.. nobody. soon xoom will blow away the ipad, then the ipad two the xoom and so on and so on... it is not who had it first. It is king of the mountain game for them.. not me..

32. g-reg unregistered

Wow.... But your right. If people/programmers were not fed up with mac and pc's, Linux would never have came about. Thankfully someone realized the advantage of keeping things open source and tech involved people happy. Go be happy with fitting into your iBOX. Im having fun playing some old school nintendo games for free on my droid. Ill agree that iPhones are sweet. But its a status symbol. And the hoops you have to jump thrpough are not worth it. Its ment to be over priced so that only the welthy have access to it. "holister" of the phone world if you may. All phones have problems with software/hardware so quit this petty debate.

35. Marc unregistered

French Fries have Loyal Following too. Have you seen the fast food joints cranking them out. All of those Loyal Followers are most likely fat people or en route to getting fat. I'm pretty sure I would not be able to change their minds either, on their eating habits, even if I told them that they might die from hart attack. What does that tell about "People" and "Loyal Followings".

23. ReallyPissedOff unregistered

I had a Samsung Fascinate and made the move to the Verizon Iphone, I couldn't be more dissapointed....I have been dropping calls since the moment I powered it up...then I read this: http://www.ilounge.com/index.php/news/comments/verizon-iphone-4-antenna-problems-persist-video/ Are you kidding me?...I thought this issue was fixed??...according to Apple and Verizon? I thought the volume rocker was moved to fix the problem??...or was it to get people to buy new accessories? My Fascinate never ever had an issue with dropped calls like this. Something smells funny

26. areyoukiddingme unregistered

Of course you read that article and I'm sure you hold your device in that manner too. ANY phone that you wrap both hands around, will loose signal. Try it on your android, I dare you. And I'm sure you believe in santa and the easter bunny too.

28. ReallyPissedOff unregistered

I don't hold my phone that way when I make calls and I've been dropping calls 1 out of 4 or 5 calls I make which have all been made from my home. I never had any issues with my Verizon Wireless Samsung Fascinate. Gawd!?!?!?! you PERSECUTE me for my problems with the new Verizon iPhone?? Didn't I buy something you are a fan of?? I just wanted to get some opinions on the issue and maybe give out a little info. I thought people were supposed to come here for help....guess I was wrong for a second time.

42. crash55jm

Posts: 2; Member since: Feb 02, 2011

I agree that it can happen to any phone. I had the iPhone before I returned it (so I can weigh my options when the thunderbolt came out) I never had a problem with the "death grip"

29. DaveyJE24

Posts: 54; Member since: Feb 02, 2011

Maybe it does lack some things and if so not by much. I have this phone and the Droid X. My Droid X and can do a lot more in general, but still this Iphone is nice dude. Its smooth and not buggy at all. Its actually one of best looking phones out there. And the front facing camera is a plus for VZW customers, considering all of the other 3G models are lacking this feature. PhoneArena is smart for doing because there are so many Iphones out there compared to one other single device (not operating system). All in all I do like my Droid X better, but I will still continue to use my Iphone 4 and learn everything about it that there is to know. When Im on vacation I will be going back to my rooted droid x to use the wireless tether app. lol

2. BS unregistered

250k to 1 million pre-ordered phones - all all those people pathetic? If you do not like the iPhone - do not read its coverage. There are tags at the top of their home page - just filter by Android ... They are just trying to help out people who have just bought or are considering buying the iPhone ...

3. DJLegacy2k5

Posts: 212; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Right, giving of the "history of this HISTORIC day" has shit to do with the actual phone. The phone is garbage and only purchased by lazy fucks that dont do their own research into the fact that the phone is actually WAY behind the curve. Lazy ass american society, keeping capitalism going strong! Marketing controls the lazy sheep...Baaaaaa Baaaaa! Keep over paying for less! Continue to screw the market prices of things! Continue to support lower quality for higher cost! Worthless...

12. hawk62

Posts: 320; Member since: Nov 21, 2009

How is it over priced? It is right inline with all high end smart phones. It does more, works better, and is made better.

13. DJLegacy2k5

Posts: 212; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

LMAO, it's 199$ for a phone with both sides made of glass, no removable battery, antenna issues, shortcut only menus, does more? Youre joking right? Made better, you mean SHINEY? Because you are obviously the one that doesnt know what youre talking about...Sheep (smh)

30. hawk62

Posts: 320; Member since: Nov 21, 2009

Yeah my droid x needed that removeable battery.... To fix all its problems! I enjoyed listening to my friend witb her mytouch 4g. "my phone did text all day, i had to remove battery to fix it". Dont have that problem with the iphone. Iphone works day in day out. Camera is best of cell phones. More apps that work better than android.

17. phoneguru unregistered

OK... I don't like the iPhone, but... It is inline with the price and does have some features that work a little smoother, but... Made better depends on which phone you're comparing to. Can't change the battery yourself is a bad design IMO. Sure it's better than the low end Android phones, but they're targeted to a different audience, take the HTC Thunderbolt and compare the iPhone. Look at the HTC Incredible or the Droid, they have more features, so how can you say it does more? Seriously... Everybody seems to be biased one way or the other. Be objective and reasonable.

31. DaveyJE24

Posts: 54; Member since: Feb 02, 2011

i agree 100% its either team android or team apple. i like my droid x better but this iphone4 i have now is giving it a run for the money!

41. apocalypsebc

Posts: 148; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

Its team WP7!

4. BaiGanyo

Posts: 308; Member since: Feb 07, 2011

There are two types who rush out and buy an iphone... the ones who instantly regret it for spending so much to get a phone that is already outdated and overpriced, and those who simply try to convince everyone how great it is to the point of making people sick...

5. Phullofphil

Posts: 1762; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

you dont have to be like that. I have a droid x and i love it but i will admit the iphone is a great phone. It does not do as much but what it does it does without a flinch. I have to pull my battery atliest once every two days from glitches. If you have ever kept up with the iphone coming to verizon rumers than you know its a big deal. You should stop with the cussxing just because somebody dont agree with you. It takes away from the point you are trying to make and kinda makes you sound like an idiot.

6. Phullofphil

Posts: 1762; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

coment for djlegacy

7. DROIDX0430

Posts: 469; Member since: Nov 24, 2010

250K to 1 million iphones is not a lot considering Verizon Wireless alone has over 94,000,000 (that's million) customers. Also the flop at Verizon stores on the launch of the iphone is a good indicator about the success of the over rated iphone. Iphone has been out since 2007 and Android a little over two years. Android is already ahead of ios for cell phone platform activations with RIM only maintaining a slight lead. Once Android figures out a way to turn android powered phones into a more business style platform for satisfy that crackberry craving then RIM will be on the bottom with Windows 7 and Symbian.

18. ddsindpls

Posts: 17; Member since: Sep 16, 2007

It's easier for Android to have more cell phone activations. The IPhone is made by a single company. How many different companies make Android Phones? Until recently only one company had the IPhone on it's network. Pretty much everyone else has gotten Android Phones. Simple math really.

27. BaiGanyo

Posts: 308; Member since: Feb 07, 2011

It might be easier, because making it easy for more people to get your products would generally result in more sales compared to making it difficult to get the product. Who told Apple to only make one product and sell only thru 1 carrier?

8. DROIDX0430

Posts: 469; Member since: Nov 24, 2010

come on phonearena, give me my thumbs up!

9. lyle1410 unregistered

Why Phone Arena is that desperate. They stopped just short of offering free shuttle for Verizon costumers to go and buy iPhones !!!!

20. sinto unregistered

I think most phone review web site get support from phone manufacturer companies or merchants. I do not mind to see over stated reviews for phones or companies. Just keep reading and let your wisdom guides the rest.

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