Verizon iPhone 4

Verizon broke its first day sales records with the CDMA iPhone last week, that much we know. What isn't clear is exactly how many phones were sold before Big Red stopped accepting pre-orders. A couple of analysts have chimed in with their estimates, with one claiming that up to half a million iPhones were claimed. That estimate comes from JPMorgan analyst Phil Cusick, who believes that Verizon managed over 500,000 sales before closing down pre-orders on Feb. 3rd. Meanwhile, RBC Capital analyst Mike Abramsky doesn't think that the number of iPhones sold is quite that high, claiming that an estimate of 100,000 sold is more accurate.

Whatever the number truly is, it's obvious that Verizon sold a boatload of iPhones to its existing customers, and it'll be interesting to see how many more they sell when non-Big Red customers can order the device, too. It's tough to guess whether or not more non-VZW customers will buy the CDMA iPhone than current Verizon customers did, but it certainly wouldn't shock me. What do you all think? Will Verizon break sales records again later this week?

Via VZBuzz, Cult of Mac, The Street

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Trever Pitts
Trever Pitts Its funny how 90% of the commments are android phone evo to my touch 4g no really windows phone7 can u use att iphone as a hot spot nO HP Pre 3 web os phone looks to be as good as ios. The blackberry storm 3 when it comes out will be the shat.I never liked apple bberry or android where its at .
Trever Pitts
Trever Pitts Iphone 4 no way I want a keybored on my phone for get the 65000000 apps iphone has blackberry where I'm at .so much easier to text send email with my key pad.
Tony Dear III
Tony Dear III I really don't get why they all made the switch even of they really want it it's not worth it when it's almost time for the new I phone 5 to come out... *smh* mainstream buyers don't know a thing just want what looks cool to everyone else. On a side note team Evo ftw baby!
Rohit Ravi
Rohit Ravi once you go droid, you never go back
Juan Pacheco
Juan Pacheco Droid x for life well until Droid x 2
Lizeth Estrada
Lizeth Estrada Mytouch 4G...awesome!
John Cantu
John Cantu Nope...got the mytouch staying with android
Mundo Castaneda
Mundo Castaneda Nothing better than android!
Jose Pablo Islas
Jose Pablo Islas Don't worry...they will make there way to android
Fred Lindsey III
Fred Lindsey III I got mine yesterday at 2pm
Eric Stephenson
Eric Stephenson No way in hell. Droid X.
Sambath Luy
Sambath Luy Evo needs to stop fucking apple so hard haha
Jon Michael
Jon Michael
Zach Cline
Zach Cline Yes it is
Gerard Talamo
Gerard Talamo I am using my Verizon iPhone as we speak, got it yesterday. Had android and iPhone is a million times better.
Jason Torchy
Jason Torchy Listening to people rant about which os is better than the other is like hearing a console war thread on neogaf. To stay back on topic, I been with android since the launch of the g2. Loving my evo shift, no need to switch.
Jose Payan
Jose Payan I just joined the iPhone club with the Verizon iPhone 4. I love it. No glitches and it's super fast.
Kamil M Abdullah
Kamil M Abdullah Why do people continue to listen to these so-called "analysts". Time and again they prove they don't know a thing. Smh...
Michael Edwards
Michael Edwards Been there. Done that. Evo 4 baby!
Brian J. Moore
Brian J. Moore I've owned the iPhone and currently own the Evo, the Evo is very nice but the iPhone is just better.
Sachin Swami
Sachin Swami making the switch is just stupid. in the end there really isnt much of a differnce between the two services and its all just overated
Monique Renee Heidenberg
Monique Renee Heidenberg Believe me of wanted the iphone forever now.but android beats iphone by a long shot.I'm waiting for my thunderbolt.
Steve Tabaluyan
Steve Tabaluyan Previous iPhone user and converted to Android...may never go back. Love my G2!
Nate Olson
Nate Olson Nope I have a Droid right now and I plan on getting an iPhone this summer when the iPhone 5 comes out.
Charles Canady
Charles Canady iPhone 4 on Verizon is a waist when something new is coming out in 4 months. I have an iPhone 4 on AT&T and I want the Atrix or ThunderBolt. Lucky me I have a phone on all 3 networks
Rashaud Cook
Rashaud Cook HD2 "Hacked"
Ryan Gontko
Ryan Gontko WP7
TeeJay Velasquez
TeeJay Velasquez I'm keeping my Blackberry with T-Mobile!
Marcus NinersEmpire
Marcus NinersEmpire Iphone ppl can yal video chat wit out using wifi wait no yal cnt dat sucks.
Zach Cline
Zach Cline No you don't lol
Lisa Womack
Lisa Womack Well I have the iPhone and my husband has android and I've got to say I want an android! Lol I'm just saying
Marcus NinersEmpire
Marcus NinersEmpire iphone lovers plz plz hate on android cuz u know dat we r way better iPhone is dropping and overrated fck iPhone. Dats y more ppl r buying android dan dat sorry ass iphone.
John Cruz
John Cruz Droid bionic
Marko Roy
Marko Roy Mytouch 4g baby
Mirza Blade Kudic
Mirza Blade Kudic *buy
Mirza Blade Kudic
Mirza Blade Kudic Apple could take a dump, put it in box and tell apple fanboys it's the greatest thing ever and they would but it.
Mirza Blade Kudic
Mirza Blade Kudic Compare the Evo 4g to any iphone and you will see how much the evo rapes the iphone
Zach Cline
Zach Cline And Reese you're a little kid. You dont need a cell phone period let alone a droid x
Kimberly Ramsey Nunley
Kimberly Ramsey Nunley I did and love it
Zach Cline
Zach Cline Android is not faster than iOS . Dude my iPod 4 is faster than my droid incredible so that's a bunch of bs. Android lags periodically, Live wallpapers or not. And pinch to zoom isn't as smooth as it is on the iPhone. It's laggy and choppy. Too many ignorant droid fanboys on here.
Nicholas Ether
Nicholas Ether @ Sean If Jesus cared, and wasn't terrified by technology he would have an Android, because it is free. Then again, Apple is the biggest cult creator since religion so you may be right.
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Angel Miguel Peguero n
Angel Miguel Peguero
Angel Miguel Peguero a
Anthony Cross-Gilliam
Anthony Cross-Gilliam I am cool with my Samsung Vibrant and Nexus S
Sean D. Sherrill
Sean D. Sherrill I wonder when Jesus comes back if he will have a Verizon iPhone in hand.. =D
Charles Norman
Charles Norman ANDROID 4 ever !
Mario Sauceda
Mario Sauceda EL ADROIDÉ
Zack Enos
Zack Enos Android!!!
Barry Denton
Barry Denton Set the record straight. Android phones comes in low, mid and highend models. If you get forced errors, you are probably carrying a low-end phone. Iphones freeze or reboot all the time. Just read an article about why Apple tablets are cheaper than the new high-end tablets. They dump a bunch of money on these semiconductor companies in advance to lock in their needed supply. In which, puts a strain on other companies to buy in bulk to get a lower price. Just another reason why I hate Apple. Anybody want to help me write up a business plan to open a semiconductor company. I am sure we will find plenty of investors.
Tony Pawlish
Tony Pawlish I'm sticking with my touch 4g but thanks for asking
Brandon Errigo
Brandon Errigo Can't wait for iphone 5
Cortney Kern
Cortney Kern I'm staying with AT&T because with Verizon you cannot be on a phone call and use the Internet at the same time :( otherwise I would.
Jay Rivera
Jay Rivera Nah, why buying an iphone when you can get an Android phone that does far more?? Flash, swype, TRUE multitasking, etc...
David Leal
David Leal Eddie your a idiot whos spews apple.... Not knowing at all what your saying.... Android has been proven to be a faster and more complete stystem.
Mike Burglund
Mike Burglund never! android all the way, baby!
Reese Meacham
Reese Meacham Yeah but gotta wait two years just go droid x for Christmas!
Jay Perez
Jay Perez Android for LIFE!!
Chamis Taylor
Chamis Taylor G2
Angel Miguel Peguero
Angel Miguel Peguero iphone 4 sucks
Jung Maeng
Jung Maeng Not me att is better
Aaron Blain
Aaron Blain btw android for life
Aaron Blain
Aaron Blain stupid ppl buying old tech when ip5 is around the corner
Eddie Cabral
Eddie Cabral iPhone 4 rapes any android garbage.
Erik Balster
Erik Balster I would have, but I have enough patience to wait 4 months for the iphone 5....though I am sick of 'force closing' notifications and android in particular.
Clint Gamache
Clint Gamache Evo 4G FTW.
Brandon Johnson
Brandon Johnson Those iPhones haven't even gone on general sale yet and their network is already showing signs of degradation in my area...
Tony Abiama
Tony Abiama HTC EVO 4G
Michael Anthony Bridgett Jr.
Michael Anthony Bridgett Jr. Never ever. I got a touch... I need a keyboard!
Apimp Named Slickback
Apimp Named Slickback I've grown fond of Android. Apple is to anal with their apps!
Nick Winebrinner
Nick Winebrinner I'm good with my AT&T iPhone 4
Kevin Pizana
Kevin Pizana Still waiting on my droidX....
Brandon Folch
Brandon Folch I'm good with ma Evo.
Alvaro Rubalcava
Alvaro Rubalcava Not me im staying with android
Brian Nelson
Brian Nelson Droid x!
Michael Montanez
Michael Montanez no thanks...in my eyes every iphone user is just a tool
Frankie Williams
Frankie Williams The people who switched will complain about Verizon too!
Crezel Cabading
Crezel Cabading Never in my lifetime
David James Cooper
David James Cooper nope
Don McGrew II
Don McGrew II HTC EVO 4G

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