Verizon iPhone antenna redesign means your AT&T cases will not fit

Verizon iPhone antenna redesign means your AT&T cases will not fit

You have heard rumors about it, youasked for it and finally the Verizon iPhone is here. But it is notexactly the same handset that AT&T has – while the redesignedantenna might get you rid of the “death grip” issue, it alsoforced the volume and mute controls to be pushed slightly lower,which renders most of the current cases for the iPhone 4 useless.



Some cases have a single wider openingfor both the volume buttons and the mute switch and might still dothe job, but others, including Apple's own bumpers won't be a goodfit. Hopefully, with the CDMA antenna's redesign, the bumper caseswill not be that needed, but still take this into account if youdecide to switch from AT&T.


source: Engadget





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6 Comments

1. messiah

Posts: 438; Member since: Feb 19, 2010

Now they are just screwing with people for fun.

2. skymitch89

Posts: 1453; Member since: Nov 05, 2010

That would explain why there have been sites that are offering Verizon iPhone 4 cases. I would've thought that since they are basically the same phones, then they would be able to use the came cases. I guess that if the antenna is redesigned, then there might be a little bit of change in the dimensions of the phone.

3. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

yep that sorts most rumors here

4. smpdx

Posts: 127; Member since: Nov 02, 2010

HAHAH And Apple finds yet another way to make more money off of its fanboys.

5. Itzatlas

Posts: 37; Member since: Jan 05, 2011

I don't need a case because the iPhone is very nice looking. but i may use a clear hard case. Thank god they changed the antenna on it.

6. zee112 unregistered

u call this news? if i really want a phone and i'm spending 2 bills to buy it, a $10 case is not stopping me!

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