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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Alex is marketing consultant, regular contributor to the Huffington Post, and the host of a web series called Social Good Now, where he highlights social issues through short animated videos. Formerly, he was a Marketing Exec at Cisco, and Editor in Chief of iPhone Life magazine. His projects have been featured on TEDx Houston, CNN, TIME, ABC News, CBS, Univision, Fast Company, and the Huffington Post.