We're still waiting on Verizon or Apple to give us an idea of how many CDMA iPhones are out about here in the U.S., but the folks at ad firm Chitika have stepped in to try and give us a VeriPhone head count. When the Verizon iPhone launched, Chitika set up a live tracker to follow the breakdown of how many AT&T iPhones there are accessing its network compared to Big Red's model. One day after it launched, the VeriPhone account for 3 percent of the total number of U.S. iPhones, and today Chitika is reporting that that number has reached 12 percent. That means that about 1 in every 8 iPhones in the U.S. is running on Verizon's network.
Considering that the Verizon iPhone has only been available for a month and will likely be replaced by a new model in only three months, it's pretty impressive that the device has been able to claim a decent chunk of the iPhone market here in the U.S. However, it'll be more interesting to see how popular the Verizon and AT&T iPhones are when Apple releases the next-gen model later this year. Which model do you think will be a bigger hit with consumers?