Will the iPhone 5 be a World Phone?

The folks over at iFixit have been tearing apart the insides of the new Verizon iPhone, and they found that it has a Qualcomm dual-mode GSM/CDMA chip, meaning the iPhone could work anywhere in the world with many different types of carriers. iFixit says that "Apple could have supported GSM" networks such as T-mobile and AT&T with this phone. They didn't, but could they be holding out for the iPhone 5? Several sites, including Computer World, are saying that the iPhone 5 will be released on June 6th.

You can read more about what the people at iFixit found on the Verizon iPhone.

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