Yet Another Analyst Predicts T-Mobile iPhone Later This Year

If I had a dollar every time an analyst predicted a T-Mobile iPhone arriving later this year I wouldn’t be paying for my honeymoon out of pocket. Instead I’d be flying a private jet around the world. Yet here we are with yet another analyst predicting a T-Mobile iPhone arrival sometime in 2011. This time the honor belongs to Piper Jaffray analyst Chris Larsen who says:

“While we remain uncertain regarding the next-generation iPhone’s specs and features, we believe the most noteworthy change could be the device’s ability to run on more networks, specifically Sprint and T-Mobile in the U.S,” Larsen said in a research note today.

Duh. Seriously. While I would love to see the iPhone arrive on T-Mobile I don’t think it takes an analyst to tell us that a T-Mobile/Sprint iPhone arrival is a next logical step for Apple. Larsen goes on to further say:

“Our belief is that if Apple is already going through the trouble to make a device that has the ability to work on both major network technologies, why not include all the necessary spectrum bands to make one device work on all carriers,” Larsen said.

So in summary, it’s possible because it’s a smart business move that Apple could make an iPhone for T-Mobile and Sprint that would arrive later this year. So sayeth the analyst.

CNet

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  • Anonymous

    first
    now that, thats out of the way
    any iphone that has both cdma and hspa antenas would make that next iphone thicker than the last which is against apple way of doing things ie making each generation thinner than the last

    • Brian S

      you’re an idiot.

      • Benji

        Hahaha +1

      • Benji

        Hahaha +1

    • DREW J

      1st off ur werent first and ur
      Dumb for saying that.. 2nd thats not true at all its 2011 its called technology it wont be thick..

      • Anonymous

        i don’t see anyone who posted before me so again F-I-R-S-T
         and have you seen the other phones on the market with the exception of the galaxy s2 the iphone 4 is one of if not the thinnest phone on the market phones that come close only have either gsm or cdma antenas exculding world phones from verizion that can’t even compete with the iphone in terms of thinness not to mention the huge battery suck it will because it will have to deal with 2 anntennas instead of one. as for technology this wonder anntena if they manage it would be a first gen technology and everyone knows that first gen tech always has its bugs and limitations. so no apple won’t make it avalible to  tmo till iphone 6

        • DREW J

          Lol thank god your opinio doesnt mean anything..im going to save this post and when its available im going to come back and laugh

        • Anonymous

          u know im righ.t your going to look back and realize that i was right all along and how dumb you were to believe otherwise

  • Anonymous

    first
    now that, thats out of the way
    any iphone that has both cdma and hspa antenas would make that next iphone thicker than the last which is against apple way of doing things ie making each generation thinner than the last

  • Anonymous

    Here is my trolling comment for the year:

    Apple is for elitists.  That is why Jobs won’t let the iPhone go to lowly T-mobile USA or Sprint.  They just aren’t cool enough.

    End trolling comment

    It would be really cool if the iPhone would come over to Magenta.  The iPhone isn’t for me, but I know that there are a lot of people that just want something that works well and looks pretty.

    • Anonymous

      I like Android and all, but it’s too much of a toy to me, in that I’d get tempted to flash a new rom daily, so the iPhone would be good for me to use as a daily phone.

      • k-mack

        hmm, so you are saying that you like the iphone better because you can’t modify it but you don’t have the control to not modify an android phone that can be modified?  riiiiight….

      • k-mack

        hmm, so you are saying that you like the iphone better because you can’t modify it but you don’t have the control to not modify an android phone that can be modified?  riiiiight….

      • k-mack

        hmm, so you are saying that you like the iphone better because you can’t modify it but you don’t have the control to not modify an android phone that can be modified?  riiiiight….

      • Anonymous

        My daily phone has to be amazing and iPhone simply currently as it is doesn’t fit that description to me. GS2 does though lord only knows when that’ll be released. 

      • Anonymous

        My daily phone has to be amazing and iPhone simply currently as it is doesn’t fit that description to me. GS2 does though lord only knows when that’ll be released. 

    • Anonymous

      I like Android and all, but it’s too much of a toy to me, in that I’d get tempted to flash a new rom daily, so the iPhone would be good for me to use as a daily phone.

    • Daniel7992

      The iphone works well, so you say. Tell that to all the countless people who had all the reception problems. How quickly we forget, especially when it comes to apple, and the iphone.

      • SirWilliam

        The reason people forget the problems with apple products quickly is that within a week of a problem being noticed a fix is out! Apple takes responsibility for the problem and fixes it quickly. I don’t see other OS fixing issues near as fast or efficient as apple.

      • Anonymous

        Haha one could also just blame AT&T’s network for being a crappy one in that scenario.

      • Anonymous

        Haha one could also just blame AT&T’s network for being a crappy one in that scenario.

  • Anonymous

    David,

    I’m surprised you didn’t talk to T-mobile before you got married.  They probably would’ve sponsored your honeymoon.  Granted, you would be wearing Magenta whole time and be forced to wear a T-mobile jacket and baseball cap whenever you go outside, but it would’ve been free :)

  • Anonymous

    David,

    I’m surprised you didn’t talk to T-mobile before you got married.  They probably would’ve sponsored your honeymoon.  Granted, you would be wearing Magenta whole time and be forced to wear a T-mobile jacket and baseball cap whenever you go outside, but it would’ve been free :)

  • Anonymous

    David,

    I’m surprised you didn’t talk to T-mobile before you got married.  They probably would’ve sponsored your honeymoon.  Granted, you would be wearing Magenta whole time and be forced to wear a T-mobile jacket and baseball cap whenever you go outside, but it would’ve been free :)

    • AGuest

      I bet if Dave married the TMO girl they would have thrown him a really big wedding…maybe even thrown in a commercial or two.

  • GTRv96

    jbhotnessmon, you have a point. I think they should make 2 phones, One CDMA and the other HSPA. Just on the CDMA, give it all the necessary bands and same with the HSPA version. Then the phone would still be thin and there is a choice of carrier which will appeal to even more people. 

  • GTRv96

    jbhotnessmon, you have a point. I think they should make 2 phones, One CDMA and the other HSPA. Just on the CDMA, give it all the necessary bands and same with the HSPA version. Then the phone would still be thin and there is a choice of carrier which will appeal to even more people. 

  • GTRv96

    jbhotnessmon, you have a point. I think they should make 2 phones, One CDMA and the other HSPA. Just on the CDMA, give it all the necessary bands and same with the HSPA version. Then the phone would still be thin and there is a choice of carrier which will appeal to even more people. 

  • Anonymous

    If the iPhone does come to T-Mobile, I’m going get 3 and probably either sign up with the new “value” plan or just re-new my contract… but since I don’t want to be paying for data plan if some of us don’t need it, i think i probably sign with the new plans.

  • Anonymous

    If the iPhone does come to T-Mobile, I’m going get 3 and probably either sign up with the new “value” plan or just re-new my contract… but since I don’t want to be paying for data plan if some of us don’t need it, i think i probably sign with the new plans.

  • luis

    I knoe this is not part of the topic , but my mac doesnt want to read my g2x , i bought another usb cable & it still doesnt wanna read it. Do u guys think my phone is messed up? Because it cant be the computer .

    • Ajg1718

      i would say contact apple… last thing to do on your g2X is master reset or check it on another computer pref. on a windows or another mac if available… but contact apple never exclude your computer

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6BZWRJOKVCUIZWHMEWABAUBLHQ gfam

    Does not matter. If DUMMY T-MOBILE AND LG can’t get a fix for this piece-o-crap G2X by the end of the month,  I am just going to continue to “deal” with it like T-Mobile is forcing me to do and as soon as the new iPhone is released on Verizon, I am abandoning ship. Not going to pay a dime of the early termination fees on all my accounts either. 

    • Anonymous

      Hahahaha!!! I know thats right!!!!

    • Ds

      Yeah because the collection agency will understand that even tho you owe the money and signed a contract that its only fair you don’t pay. Idiots like you are forcing tmobile to be bought out by att.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6BZWRJOKVCUIZWHMEWABAUBLHQ gfam

        No, T-Mobile shafting it’s customers on the STUPID G2X is what is T-Mobile’s stupidity. I am going to laugh so hard if the update does not fix the problems. T-Mobile can go bankrupt over this as far as I care. This is what happens when you sell legacy customer with five lines and a tablet a screwed up phone and don’t stand by it. Sorry, pitiful T-Mobile…

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6BZWRJOKVCUIZWHMEWABAUBLHQ gfam

        No, T-Mobile shafting it’s customers on the STUPID G2X is what is T-Mobile’s stupidity. I am going to laugh so hard if the update does not fix the problems. T-Mobile can go bankrupt over this as far as I care. This is what happens when you sell legacy customer with five lines and a tablet a screwed up phone and don’t stand by it. Sorry, pitiful T-Mobile…

  • Anonymous

    Good. It is a good phone. I hope that it actually happens this year. I don’t think I am ready for an iPhone but I can certainly see a whole lot of angry G2x users wanting to buy a reliable phone… Or switch providers :/

  • TMoFan

    I’m pretty happy with Android, but the iPhone has a lot of appeal so if it makes its way to T-Mobile/Sprint its a good thing. It would even the playing field and give people a choice of carriers.

    DT constantly points to the iPhone to explain the high churn and subscriber losses. I wonder how many subscribers a T-Mobile iPhone would retain?

  • TMoFan

    I’m pretty happy with Android, but the iPhone has a lot of appeal so if it makes its way to T-Mobile/Sprint its a good thing. It would even the playing field and give people a choice of carriers.

    DT constantly points to the iPhone to explain the high churn and subscriber losses. I wonder how many subscribers a T-Mobile iPhone would retain?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6BZWRJOKVCUIZWHMEWABAUBLHQ gfam

      Well, they are not going to retain any of the G2X customers with their new found stupidity. Really, if T-Mobile can’t handle the G2X, then the can’t handle (and don’t deserve) an iPhone. Nuff said… 

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6BZWRJOKVCUIZWHMEWABAUBLHQ gfam

      Well, they are not going to retain any of the G2X customers with their new found stupidity. Really, if T-Mobile can’t handle the G2X, then the can’t handle (and don’t deserve) an iPhone. Nuff said… 

  • TMONEWS PRESIDENT

    DAVID 

    FORGET THE IPHONE PLEASE GET SOME INFO ON THE UPDATE FOR GINGERBREAD FOR THE G2X.

    • Rdfrancis516

      How about you learn to be patient… Vibrant owners are still waiting too. As are many other users. 

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6BZWRJOKVCUIZWHMEWABAUBLHQ gfam

        Hey, don’t really care about no stinking 2.3 Gingerbread. JUST FIX THE PROBLEMS!! Especially the battery pull reboots! Geez!

      • Mmmmaxheadroom

        A vibrant update lol! You do realize once Samsung brings out a new device the updates for the old devices are done. Right? Like the behold 2, samsungs advice was buy a vibrant for the update. Your lucky if your on 2.2 for the vibrant as I promise that phone will never see an official 2.3 update.

      • Mmmmaxheadroom

        A vibrant update lol! You do realize once Samsung brings out a new device the updates for the old devices are done. Right? Like the behold 2, samsungs advice was buy a vibrant for the update. Your lucky if your on 2.2 for the vibrant as I promise that phone will never see an official 2.3 update.

    • Rdfrancis516

      How about you learn to be patient… Vibrant owners are still waiting too. As are many other users. 

    • TypicalWhitePerson

      The G2x is yesterday news…

    • AGuest

      Ginger Bread is out of stock just like the broke G2X.

  • TMONEWS PRESIDENT

    DAVID 

    FORGET THE IPHONE PLEASE GET SOME INFO ON THE UPDATE FOR GINGERBREAD FOR THE G2X.

  • http://www.fiftyonemarketing.com Deacon

    would be good for TMO business … well the little while it has left anyway .. so the iPhone coming to TMO only makes sense considering it’ll all be AT&TMO soon.

  • T-mobile turned Verizon

    Sorry T-mobile you lost your chance,time after time I gave you a chance to bring the iPhone to tmobile ever since the first iPhone came out and I waited after the 3G,3Gs,then 4!! But you never brought it so 1 week ago I left tmobile and went to Verizon an bought me a white 16gb iPhone.Also thanks for the various android choices they were good but were not for me.

    • Gm Aharrington1

      Great and hope you enjoy your extra $40+ on your bill. Personally if you really wanted an iPhone you would’ve been better going to AT&T. But, hey your choice to have a locked down device on an overpriced network.

      • Tmobile turned Verizon

        Um yea I would rather pay the extra price for a RELIABLE NETWORK! I mean seriously?! Did you really just tell me to go with AT&T? The network known for drop calls?! Also it doesn’t even have unlimited data!

        • Jaygqitalia

          Neither does VERIZON

        • T-mobile turned Verizon

          Um yes they do they don’t have it anymore but I got into the contract right before they got rid of the unlimited data! So yay me!!

        • AGuest

          The number of dropped calls you experience on a network often depends on the area you live in. I use to have Verizon for a number of years and their customer service was great. However, I had numerous issues which resulted in me contacting their customer service, including not being able to get service in my home. I switched to AT&T three years ago in order to get an iPhone. In those three years I have always had service no matter where I was and have never had a need to contact customer service. As for dropped calls, it has only happened once. On the other hand, my son lives in the SF Bay area, has an iPhone on AT&T and experiences a lot of dropped calls. I also have a BB on Verizon that my company provides. Like the rest of the people in my office on Verizon, the first thing we do when we get a call is head for the nearest window to help improve reception. I don’t need to do that with my AT&T iPhone, unlike the people at work with iPhones on Verizon. Of course it always prompts the joke, “can you hear me now”. So much for a “more reliable network”…

        • AGuest

          The number of dropped calls you experience on a network often depends on the area you live in. I use to have Verizon for a number of years and their customer service was great. However, I had numerous issues which resulted in me contacting their customer service, including not being able to get service in my home. I switched to AT&T three years ago in order to get an iPhone. In those three years I have always had service no matter where I was and have never had a need to contact customer service. As for dropped calls, it has only happened once. On the other hand, my son lives in the SF Bay area, has an iPhone on AT&T and experiences a lot of dropped calls. I also have a BB on Verizon that my company provides. Like the rest of the people in my office on Verizon, the first thing we do when we get a call is head for the nearest window to help improve reception. I don’t need to do that with my AT&T iPhone, unlike the people at work with iPhones on Verizon. Of course it always prompts the joke, “can you hear me now”. So much for a “more reliable network”…

        • AGuest

          The number of dropped calls you experience on a network often depends on the area you live in. I use to have Verizon for a number of years and their customer service was great. However, I had numerous issues which resulted in me contacting their customer service, including not being able to get service in my home. I switched to AT&T three years ago in order to get an iPhone. In those three years I have always had service no matter where I was and have never had a need to contact customer service. As for dropped calls, it has only happened once. On the other hand, my son lives in the SF Bay area, has an iPhone on AT&T and experiences a lot of dropped calls. I also have a BB on Verizon that my company provides. Like the rest of the people in my office on Verizon, the first thing we do when we get a call is head for the nearest window to help improve reception. I don’t need to do that with my AT&T iPhone, unlike the people at work with iPhones on Verizon. Of course it always prompts the joke, “can you hear me now”. So much for a “more reliable network”…

        • AGuest

          The number of dropped calls you experience on a network often depends on the area you live in. I use to have Verizon for a number of years and their customer service was great. However, I had numerous issues which resulted in me contacting their customer service, including not being able to get service in my home. I switched to AT&T three years ago in order to get an iPhone. In those three years I have always had service no matter where I was and have never had a need to contact customer service. As for dropped calls, it has only happened once. On the other hand, my son lives in the SF Bay area, has an iPhone on AT&T and experiences a lot of dropped calls. I also have a BB on Verizon that my company provides. Like the rest of the people in my office on Verizon, the first thing we do when we get a call is head for the nearest window to help improve reception. I don’t need to do that with my AT&T iPhone, unlike the people at work with iPhones on Verizon. Of course it always prompts the joke, “can you hear me now”. So much for a “more reliable network”…

      • Tmobile turned Verizon

        Um yea I would rather pay the extra price for a RELIABLE NETWORK! I mean seriously?! Did you really just tell me to go with AT&T? The network known for drop calls?! Also it doesn’t even have unlimited data!

    • Gm Aharrington1

      Great and hope you enjoy your extra $40+ on your bill. Personally if you really wanted an iPhone you would’ve been better going to AT&T. But, hey your choice to have a locked down device on an overpriced network.

    • Gm Aharrington1

      Great and hope you enjoy your extra $40+ on your bill. Personally if you really wanted an iPhone you would’ve been better going to AT&T. But, hey your choice to have a locked down device on an overpriced network.

    • LC

      And it’s not even T-Mobile’s decision to carry it or not…obviously everyone would if they all had an option to. I’m sorry, but what a stupid thing to say. Enjoy paying your bigger bill.

      • T-mobile turned Verizon

        Why does everyone just assume its a bigger bill? That’s just ignorant you do know that you have a choice to pick the plan you want and to be honest my new plan is only 10$ more than my old tmobile plan……so yea I am enjoying paying my reasonable plan!!

        • ColdFeet

          I don’t wanna get into an “iPhone is better than an Android” argument but I will chime in on the “bigger bill” part…

          If all you’re paying is $10 more a month with Verizon, it’s prolly well worth it. Truth is, Verizon’s a much more reliable network. T-Mobile has stepped up their game lately and I’m regaining faith in them, but I’d gladly pay more for something more reliable.

          I’ve always hated the “enjoy paying a higher bill” comments simply because it’s not always about getting what’s “cheapest”. Sometimes people want or need what’s better. We do it with our phones, right? There’s always a free Android and a $200 Android at any given time (or a $49 iPhone 3GS and the $200 iPhone 4). Why pay $200 for an Android phone when you can get one for free? Because the $200 one is prolly a much better phone.

          So go enjoy paying a higher bill. You’re more likely to experience less frustration than those of us paying less for our not-so-reliable network, thus making it a more enjoyable experience for you.

          And no, I’m not a Verizon fanboy. I’m a T-Mobile customer just like the majority of people here.

        • Jarrod

          I had verizon before t-mobile and in some area I admit they have pretty good service but it some areas it is horrible(not as bad though as what I have been reading about sprint). I am very happy with tmobile the only thing that bothers me is being on gprs when not in a city, edge would be improvement and in my experience with verizon 3g is almost on par with verizon in my area. The whole time i have been with t-mobile I have never dropped a call have never went with out service or any of that. So to say t-mobile is bad, that isnt true i have experienced better Service with them over verizon

        • Jarrod

          I had verizon before t-mobile and in some area I admit they have pretty good service but it some areas it is horrible(not as bad though as what I have been reading about sprint). I am very happy with tmobile the only thing that bothers me is being on gprs when not in a city, edge would be improvement and in my experience with verizon 3g is almost on par with verizon in my area. The whole time i have been with t-mobile I have never dropped a call have never went with out service or any of that. So to say t-mobile is bad, that isnt true i have experienced better Service with them over verizon

        • LC

          Like with EVERY network it just depends on where you’re using it in terms of reliability. But paying more doesn’t always promise less of a headache. Coldfeet, you certainly bring up valid points but obviously they aren’t always applicable for everyone

        • LC

          Like with EVERY network it just depends on where you’re using it in terms of reliability. But paying more doesn’t always promise less of a headache. Coldfeet, you certainly bring up valid points but obviously they aren’t always applicable for everyone

        • ColdFeet

          I don’t wanna get into an “iPhone is better than an Android” argument but I will chime in on the “bigger bill” part…

          If all you’re paying is $10 more a month with Verizon, it’s prolly well worth it. Truth is, Verizon’s a much more reliable network. T-Mobile has stepped up their game lately and I’m regaining faith in them, but I’d gladly pay more for something more reliable.

          I’ve always hated the “enjoy paying a higher bill” comments simply because it’s not always about getting what’s “cheapest”. Sometimes people want or need what’s better. We do it with our phones, right? There’s always a free Android and a $200 Android at any given time (or a $49 iPhone 3GS and the $200 iPhone 4). Why pay $200 for an Android phone when you can get one for free? Because the $200 one is prolly a much better phone.

          So go enjoy paying a higher bill. You’re more likely to experience less frustration than those of us paying less for our not-so-reliable network, thus making it a more enjoyable experience for you.

          And no, I’m not a Verizon fanboy. I’m a T-Mobile customer just like the majority of people here.

        • CRT24

          It’s not an assumption it is reality…..the plan you CHOSE with Verizon may only be 10.00 more than the plan you HAD with T-Mobile but you do not pay only 10.00 more for a similar plan with Verizon…..unlimited talk text and 2 gb web is $120.00 with Verizon and 80.00 with T-Mobile.

        • LC

          Don’t forget running the risk of overages with their new data plans
          :(

        • LC

          Don’t forget running the risk of overages with their new data plans
          :(

        • CRT24

          It’s not an assumption it is reality…..the plan you CHOSE with Verizon may only be 10.00 more than the plan you HAD with T-Mobile but you do not pay only 10.00 more for a similar plan with Verizon…..unlimited talk text and 2 gb web is $120.00 with Verizon and 80.00 with T-Mobile.

        • CRT24

          It’s not an assumption it is reality…..the plan you CHOSE with Verizon may only be 10.00 more than the plan you HAD with T-Mobile but you do not pay only 10.00 more for a similar plan with Verizon…..unlimited talk text and 2 gb web is $120.00 with Verizon and 80.00 with T-Mobile.

      • T-mobile turned Verizon

        Why does everyone just assume its a bigger bill? That’s just ignorant you do know that you have a choice to pick the plan you want and to be honest my new plan is only 10$ more than my old tmobile plan……so yea I am enjoying paying my reasonable plan!!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6BZWRJOKVCUIZWHMEWABAUBLHQ gfam

        Okay blind T-Mobile lover. Your right, it’s not their decision. But it was their decision to carry a T-Mobile branded G2X that is an embarrassment. No matter how bad the iPhone has been, it’s never been as bad as the G2X flop. Stupid T-Mobile. Stupid LG. T-Mobile FAIL, once again. Hurry up and let the sale goes through. T-Mobile has lost their way and is gone no matter what forever anyway…

        • LC

          No, I’m not a blind T-Mobile lover. I’ve tested out Verizon and wasn’t impressed with their service in my area, the poor level of customer service, and the huge jump in cost I was facing. And I’m not an android only user. I used an iPhone for over a year and when it works for some that’s great and more power to you but it’s not a right fit for everyone. Not everyone was or has been having issues with the G2X. Yes, for the people who are having issues it sucks and I’ve had that with other phones, but it’s a risk that you take with any new device really. And I’m not exactly sure how you can say T-Mobile has lost its way just because of a phone launch, but to each his own I suppose.

        • LC

          No, I’m not a blind T-Mobile lover. I’ve tested out Verizon and wasn’t impressed with their service in my area, the poor level of customer service, and the huge jump in cost I was facing. And I’m not an android only user. I used an iPhone for over a year and when it works for some that’s great and more power to you but it’s not a right fit for everyone. Not everyone was or has been having issues with the G2X. Yes, for the people who are having issues it sucks and I’ve had that with other phones, but it’s a risk that you take with any new device really. And I’m not exactly sure how you can say T-Mobile has lost its way just because of a phone launch, but to each his own I suppose.

        • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6BZWRJOKVCUIZWHMEWABAUBLHQ gfam

          T-Mobile USA has lost it’s way because it’s fodder. After the sale goes through, most customers will defect to Verizon or Sprint because AT&T is sorry. Yes, many new devices have issues, but your NEVER DO LIKE T-MOBILE and abandon support for a device (the G2X) because of known issues, thinking that a forthcoming update will be the save all. It’s called counting your chicken’s before they hatch and this is what T-Mobile is doing. Why? Because they simply don’t give a damn anymore, so neither do I. GREAT JOB T-MOBILE. Steve Jobs ans Apple are not stupid, I don’t think they are going to give T-Mobile USA a crack at the iPhone. T-Mobile USA is not the same as T-Mobile in Europe. Same owners, but vastly different success stories. Goodbye T-Mobile USA, THANKS FOR NOTHING!

    • Daniel7992

      That was dumb of you. To settle for an inferior phone, just to have an iphone is ridiculous.

      • T-mobile turned Verizon

        Well that was dumb of you posting a stupid comment. I mean really are you REALLY going down the iPhone is inferior and blah blah it sucks and its old and the “new” android phones beat it route?

      • T-mobile turned Verizon

        Well that was dumb of you posting a stupid comment. I mean really are you REALLY going down the iPhone is inferior and blah blah it sucks and its old and the “new” android phones beat it route?

      • Dan_Is_Dumb

        Yes iphone is really inferior. I mean not having to root your phone, pull batteries, have random resets, crappy apps – why would you not want that! You are exactly right Danny. You da smart one.   

    • Daniel7992

      That was dumb of you. To settle for an inferior phone, just to have an iphone is ridiculous.

    • Daniel7992

      That was dumb of you. To settle for an inferior phone, just to have an iphone is ridiculous.

    • Anonymous

      I really think it was more about the exclusive contract with AT&T… Plus Apple has the final say so….
       

    • Anonymous

      I really think it was more about the exclusive contract with AT&T… Plus Apple has the final say so….
       

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1215962126 Traepischke Graves-Lalor

    Sounds great to me. I’m using an unlocked one and enjoy it, but one for T-Mobile specifically would be nice as well.

    • Daniel7992

      So, you enjoy not having 3g, not to mention 4g. But, you have an iphone, sounds great to me.

    • Daniel7992

      So, you enjoy not having 3g, not to mention 4g. But, you have an iphone, sounds great to me.

    • Daniel7992

      So, you enjoy not having 3g, not to mention 4g. But, you have an iphone, sounds great to me.

    • T-mobile turned Verizon

      You go man! iPhones on tmobile are great but iPhones on a 3G network are pretty cool an to be honest I can’t notice a difference between tmobile’s “4G” and Verizon 3G

      • AGuest

        You have to be joking. I can see the difference between an iPhone on Verizon and one on AT&T, the one on AT&T is faster. Then to compare TMobile 4G to Verizon 3G? Insane. TMO 4G (HSPA+) in SoCal averages 6.5 Mbps whereas Verizon 3G is lucky to average 0.5 MBps.

  • craigers

    I hope T-mobile gets the iPhone.  I really don’t want to jump ship, but I am really getting tired of Android.  I used to love Android but but with every update it just gets clunkier and more bogged down.  If Google just cared as much about the product they put out and what apps they allowed to run on it (hey, how about only allow apps that work?!) as they do about collecting our data then Android would be great, although still clearly a rip off of iOS.

    • T-mobile turned Verizon

      I think just go to Verizon man cause I doubt tmobile will ever get the iPhone honestly I think sprint has a better chance of getting the new iPhone.By the way try a an IPhone on Verizon and you will LOVE it the apps are great I just love playing Call of Duty,Resident Evil,etc

      • TypicalWhitePerson

        Sprint will get the iPhone this year. I read it through some link on Cnet.

      • Jarrod

        My mom got her iPhone on verizon today and the internet in our area can be really slow most of the time. It would take me having to close and reopen itunes to use it

      • Jarrod

        My mom got her iPhone on verizon today and the internet in our area can be really slow most of the time. It would take me having to close and reopen itunes to use it

    • Anonymous

      You haven’t used a stock 2.3 device have you? I’m using 2.2 on my SK4G the thing is smooth as hell, my Nexus S that ran 2.3 was smooth as hell I don’t know how you can say things got clunkier and bogged down. A rip off of iOS my a$$ the new features of iOS are a rip off of android.  

    • Anonymous

      You haven’t used a stock 2.3 device have you? I’m using 2.2 on my SK4G the thing is smooth as hell, my Nexus S that ran 2.3 was smooth as hell I don’t know how you can say things got clunkier and bogged down. A rip off of iOS my a$$ the new features of iOS are a rip off of android.  

  • craigers

    I hope T-mobile gets the iPhone.  I really don’t want to jump ship, but I am really getting tired of Android.  I used to love Android but but with every update it just gets clunkier and more bogged down.  If Google just cared as much about the product they put out and what apps they allowed to run on it (hey, how about only allow apps that work?!) as they do about collecting our data then Android would be great, although still clearly a rip off of iOS.

  • craigers

    I hope T-mobile gets the iPhone.  I really don’t want to jump ship, but I am really getting tired of Android.  I used to love Android but but with every update it just gets clunkier and more bogged down.  If Google just cared as much about the product they put out and what apps they allowed to run on it (hey, how about only allow apps that work?!) as they do about collecting our data then Android would be great, although still clearly a rip off of iOS.

  • 007

    another iphone lie…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6BZWRJOKVCUIZWHMEWABAUBLHQ gfam

    T-Mobile can’t even handle the G2X, but is getting the iPhone, funny…

    • Jarrod

      How does them being a network provider reflect a product made by LG?

    • Jarrod

      How does them being a network provider reflect a product made by LG?

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6BZWRJOKVCUIZWHMEWABAUBLHQ gfam

        It’s called the T-Mobile G2X, remember? LG makes it it but T-Mobile thought it was sooo good that they plastered their name all over it. So there, does that answer your question?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6BZWRJOKVCUIZWHMEWABAUBLHQ gfam

    T-Mobile can’t even handle the G2X, but is getting the iPhone, funny…

  • NY Cell Dude

    I can’t wait to upgrade to the T-Mobile iPhone.  The MyTouch 4G’s my wife and I got back in February on the Valentine’s Day special have been horrible.  We have had nothing but issues.  We are done with HTC and would upgrade in a hurry to the iPhone.  This is good news for us!

    • 808

      If iphone is that great then why does 95% of iphone users jailbreak ????

    • 808

      If iphone is that great then why does 95% of iphone users jailbreak ????

      • AhAhAh!

        so they can use it on t-mobile! =p

      • NY Cell Dude

        I do not have the numbers or percentages as to how many iPhone users jailbreak their phone, if it is 95% then its probably due to being able to download 3rd party apps from sites other than Apple’s App store.  I do not see a need to jailbreak the iPhone if my wife and I get the iphone.  I am more than happy going through the App store.  And I will not download free tethering apps.  If I want tethering then I will pay for it.  But the main reason we would upgrade is the iPhone’s reliability and stability reputation it has gained so far.  I can’t say that our experience with HTC has been good.  Our MyTouch 4G’s have been a nightmare and would most assuredly welcome an iPhone.  The iPhone did not sell this well if customers were not happy with it.  And in our circle of family and friends we know 16 people with iPhones and are very happy with their phone.  They will not upgrade to any other phone.  That says a lot since we all have had a cell phone in some way since the late 90′s.  I can’t say our HTC MyTouch’s have been the best we owned. 

      • NY Cell Dude

        I do not have the numbers or percentages as to how many iPhone users jailbreak their phone, if it is 95% then its probably due to being able to download 3rd party apps from sites other than Apple’s App store.  I do not see a need to jailbreak the iPhone if my wife and I get the iphone.  I am more than happy going through the App store.  And I will not download free tethering apps.  If I want tethering then I will pay for it.  But the main reason we would upgrade is the iPhone’s reliability and stability reputation it has gained so far.  I can’t say that our experience with HTC has been good.  Our MyTouch 4G’s have been a nightmare and would most assuredly welcome an iPhone.  The iPhone did not sell this well if customers were not happy with it.  And in our circle of family and friends we know 16 people with iPhones and are very happy with their phone.  They will not upgrade to any other phone.  That says a lot since we all have had a cell phone in some way since the late 90′s.  I can’t say our HTC MyTouch’s have been the best we owned. 

  • Rratt78

    So I had been with tmobile for 6 1/2 years unfortunately I have not been happy with their phones or their Internet lately. I had 2 mytouch 4gs. They sucked lots of freezing up and battery pulls tmobile said the way to stop that was factory reset or delete my text messages or picture messages and clear my browsing cache. I then got Samsung vibrant and the same thing kept happening. I switched to an iPhone but was tires of it running on edge so i switched to att got an iphone 4 and couldn’t be happier my internet works with no issues I had an issue with the phone I brought it to the apple store they gave me a new phone and my bill isn’t really any different. Sure I don’t have unlimited data but I don’t stream music I just get lots of emails on it for work. Best thing I did was make the switch and I was a big anti apple but say what you want about apple but they take their time and put out a quality product time after time after time

    • Lcg1519

      I don’t understand…u had an issue with your android phone so u needed to replace it. Then u said u had an issue with your att iPhone and apple replaced it….is that not the same thing? Or did I miss something?

      • Rratt78

        The issue was it wasn’t connecting properly with the Bluetooth in my car. So that’s why i swapped it out. I didn’t have to get on the phone and call customer care and go through all the steps battery pull etc etc. I went to the store easy as that. I’ve had a total of 4 android phones they suck. Horrible battery life. Constant aggravation of calling tmobile and constant freezing up and battery pulls or even better full signal and still can’t go on the Internet or a phone that likes to go from edge to 4g. It’s funny out of that whole article I wrote you picked one thing.

      • Rratt78

        The issue was it wasn’t connecting properly with the Bluetooth in my car. So that’s why i swapped it out. I didn’t have to get on the phone and call customer care and go through all the steps battery pull etc etc. I went to the store easy as that. I’ve had a total of 4 android phones they suck. Horrible battery life. Constant aggravation of calling tmobile and constant freezing up and battery pulls or even better full signal and still can’t go on the Internet or a phone that likes to go from edge to 4g. It’s funny out of that whole article I wrote you picked one thing.

  • http://twitter.com/RudyFlyer4 CJ

    See I firmly believe that the I Phone will not come to T-mobile. Plus I love my WP7 HD7.

  • http://twitter.com/RudyFlyer4 CJ

    See I firmly believe that the I Phone will not come to T-mobile. Plus I love my WP7 HD7.

  • Thaghost

    No article gets action like an “iphone to tmobile” article. lol.

    Why are ppl saying that tmo can’t handle the iphone cuz it can’t handle the g2x? Apple is not LG. They won’t have the same issue.

    • Anonymous

      No just something prolly worse.

  • Mmartinez3723

    Sensation is still on top..

  • TypicalWhitePerson

    Not sure about T-Mobile, but there have been plenty of sources saying Sprint will get the iPhone very soon. 
    Verizon already accounts for more than 75% of iPhone 4 users in just over a few little months. Impressive! 
    But yeah, if T-Mobile does get an official iPhone, I bet a lot of you little fandroids will jump on it and try to get one. Especially all the myTouch 4G and Sidekick 4G users, which is mostly kids. They will head over hills for the wonderful iPhone.
    But in honestly, T-Mobile sucks and it’s going down the drain worst than the MASSIVE dump I took earlier! 
    I think it would be a total disgrace to the Apple legacy if Steve Jobs allowed a T-Mobile iPhone at this point.
    Let that POS robot of an OS continue to ruin T-Mobile instead.
    Hate it or love it… iPhone still OWNS!!

    • Dude Lebowski

      I agree! I gave up my Vibrant for an iphone 4 and I couldn’t be any happier. 

    • Anonymous

      that stereotype is false for the SK4G and MT4G being kids. The SK4G is actually a pretty good GS device. only difference between them is the UI and the lower end camera. iPhone owns less than android. 

  • TypicalWhitePerson

    Not sure about T-Mobile, but there have been plenty of sources saying Sprint will get the iPhone very soon. 
    Verizon already accounts for more than 75% of iPhone 4 users in just over a few little months. Impressive! 
    But yeah, if T-Mobile does get an official iPhone, I bet a lot of you little fandroids will jump on it and try to get one. Especially all the myTouch 4G and Sidekick 4G users, which is mostly kids. They will head over hills for the wonderful iPhone.
    But in honestly, T-Mobile sucks and it’s going down the drain worst than the MASSIVE dump I took earlier! 
    I think it would be a total disgrace to the Apple legacy if Steve Jobs allowed a T-Mobile iPhone at this point.
    Let that POS robot of an OS continue to ruin T-Mobile instead.
    Hate it or love it… iPhone still OWNS!!

  • Phillip Geurtz

    Hasn’t T-mobile been the iPhone carrier in Denmark or one of those EU countries since the first iPhone?

    • Lani

      Yep TmobileUSA is the only Tmobile that doesn’t have the iPhone & iPad2.

    • Lani

      Yep TmobileUSA is the only Tmobile that doesn’t have the iPhone & iPad2.

    • Lani

      Yep TmobileUSA is the only Tmobile that doesn’t have the iPhone & iPad2.

    • Lani

      Yep TmobileUSA is the only Tmobile that doesn’t have the iPhone & iPad2.

  • Phillip Geurtz

    Hasn’t T-mobile been the iPhone carrier in Denmark or one of those EU countries since the first iPhone?

  • Nerdlust

    this is great news for tmobile. this will hopefully appeal to some people. as much as i love my ipod touch whats the point of a smartphone that view the entire web…. no flash no sell. i need the entire web

  • NY Cell Dude

    Some people really don’t care to root their phones.  Even cell fans who follow the tech world and are aware of rooting have no interest in doing that.  Some of us just want our phones to work and should have to tweak the phone a manufacturer made.  That is why Apple has a good reputation on having a reliable phone and why most people upgrade to it.  Its not being a fanboy, its just wanting a company to produce a good product with us having to  manipulate the phone just to have it perform better.  To me if you have to do that, then I bought a lemon.

  • Nate34

    I am all into Google (gmail, calendar, gvoice, talk, gmaps, contacts, gdocs and now G+) no way I’m switching to Apple and its nanny-type iOS. Google apps suck on the iPhone.. 

  • Angarma1

    what for?  t-mobile is a dead company!!!  we will have an i-Phone when we become AT&T anyhow…

  • Anonymous

    All right boys and girls Listen up. I do not care for Apple is any way shape or form. I think their stuff is WAY overpriced and wouldn’t mind at all if they died and went away. However, consider this..despite my disgust for Darth Jobs and all the phony minions with partially eaten fruit as their mascot, I do NOT want Tmobile to go away. Please hear me out. There is so much talk about the possibility of Tmobile NOT getting bought out by AT&T, think of this… if the ATT buyout doesn’t happen, Tmobile gets a LOT of moolah, plus a big ol’ chunk of ATT spectrum to be used in enlarging the available Tmobile coverage areas. Now consider this…. we all know who has the best prices. That would be our beloved Tmo. Now consider all those Apple dumbos thinking… wow…we could get the same stuff we have on the ATT network but we can pay like $30-50 a month less. Do you not think they would flock to Tmo in droves? Also, Tmo prices kick Verizon’s arse as well. So, as much as I dislike iPhoney’s and their iPhoney users, this could be the one single thing that could actually make Tmo a viable stand alone player.  Worth considering, eh? Why this comment might even make ol’ Davy boy happy too!

  • Anonymous

    All right boys and girls Listen up. I do not care for Apple is any way shape or form. I think their stuff is WAY overpriced and wouldn’t mind at all if they died and went away. However, consider this..despite my disgust for Darth Jobs and all the phony minions with partially eaten fruit as their mascot, I do NOT want Tmobile to go away. Please hear me out. There is so much talk about the possibility of Tmobile NOT getting bought out by AT&T, think of this… if the ATT buyout doesn’t happen, Tmobile gets a LOT of moolah, plus a big ol’ chunk of ATT spectrum to be used in enlarging the available Tmobile coverage areas. Now consider this…. we all know who has the best prices. That would be our beloved Tmo. Now consider all those Apple dumbos thinking… wow…we could get the same stuff we have on the ATT network but we can pay like $30-50 a month less. Do you not think they would flock to Tmo in droves? Also, Tmo prices kick Verizon’s arse as well. So, as much as I dislike iPhoney’s and their iPhoney users, this could be the one single thing that could actually make Tmo a viable stand alone player.  Worth considering, eh? Why this comment might even make ol’ Davy boy happy too!

    • CRT24

      Look, of all of the directions this buyout can go, the most appealing to me anyway is to see T-Mobile be able to remain on its own and rebuild the lost customer base but the money that ATT will have to give up will go to Deutsche Telecom, not T-Mobile USA and I doubt they will be re-investing that money with its current American operation but We can all hope I guess…… getting the iPhone as an option along with the high end android phones currently offered would certainly make things interesting though.

    • LC

      I’ve always thought it would be great if T-Mobile was able yo carry the iPhone in their own right, so I’m right there with you. Even if people don’t like the iPhone or Apple products in general, it would be another option, and a popular one at that, for many consumers. Combine that with T-Mobile’s great pricing and awesome customer service and we would have a winner. I’m all for options :)

    • LC

      I’ve always thought it would be great if T-Mobile was able yo carry the iPhone in their own right, so I’m right there with you. Even if people don’t like the iPhone or Apple products in general, it would be another option, and a popular one at that, for many consumers. Combine that with T-Mobile’s great pricing and awesome customer service and we would have a winner. I’m all for options :)

      • Angarma1

        understand, say bye bye to great pricing and awesome customer service! At&T lacks them…

      • Angarma1

        understand, say bye bye to great pricing and awesome customer service! At&T lacks them…

      • Angarma1

        understand, say bye bye to great pricing and awesome customer service! At&T lacks them…

      • Angarma1

        understand, say bye bye to great pricing and awesome customer service! At&T lacks them…

  • http://profiles.google.com/baseballguy2001 Tim Bush

    I’ve been using a jailbroken iPhone on the T-Mob network now for over two years, it’s great. True, I ‘only’ get edge speeds when I’m in the field, but call quality is GREAT. No drops, no skips, no errors. Email works great, text messages, picture messages, GPS, not to mention LOTS of apps available. If we do get the new iphone, no more jailbreaking, and no hassles!

    • Mr. Roboto

      Indeed to have an iPhone that is unlocked with TMO mms/internet settings already dialed in is very nice but I will still jailbreak my phone. There’s just so much more customization you can do once it is jailbroken.

    • Mr. Roboto

      Indeed to have an iPhone that is unlocked with TMO mms/internet settings already dialed in is very nice but I will still jailbreak my phone. There’s just so much more customization you can do once it is jailbroken.

    • Mr. Roboto

      Indeed to have an iPhone that is unlocked with TMO mms/internet settings already dialed in is very nice but I will still jailbreak my phone. There’s just so much more customization you can do once it is jailbroken.

  • Kevinmd84

    I love apple and I tolerate t mobile because of the poor coverage in my city, nevertheless, I would like tmobile to get the iphone before we become part of old orange and blue. I would like to see what the service would be like on a iphone 4 i have android but i despise the fact of having  5 versions of the same contacts along with my facebook friends and twitter people that i follow. if anyone could cast some insight to fixing it so i dont have 2-3 facebook contacts as well as all my gmail contacts pics be updated, thatd be swell

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NVTH5ABSLWQANJ3O7UOVOXB26Y MichaelS

      You have 5 versions of contacts on an Android phone?

  • Kevinmd84

    I love apple and I tolerate t mobile because of the poor coverage in my city, nevertheless, I would like tmobile to get the iphone before we become part of old orange and blue. I would like to see what the service would be like on a iphone 4 i have android but i despise the fact of having  5 versions of the same contacts along with my facebook friends and twitter people that i follow. if anyone could cast some insight to fixing it so i dont have 2-3 facebook contacts as well as all my gmail contacts pics be updated, thatd be swell

  • Anonymous

    Analysts and experts aside, the iPhone is debuting on T-Mobile in time for the holidays.

    I thought everyone knew that. ;)

    • TiredOfThis

      While I would gamble that you are correct, you do not know that.

      • Anonymous

        Free tip:  Don’t gamble.

  • Anonymous

    As I said in 2009, the iPhone would elevate T-Mobile’s reputation from being the carrier where the budget users hang to being respectable.

    And for sure, while the iPhone is not the phone a carrier needs to have in it’s inventory to survive, enough handsets are sold that having it on the shelf sure helps the numbers.

    The problem now is saturation, there’s only so many people who want an iPhone (contrary to perceptions, not everyone on the planet wants an iPhone.  HTC, Samsung and RIM have proven that).  This is a roundabout way of saying that while a T-Mobile iPhone can improve the numbers, the handset is not going to save the day.

    • YouKnowMe

      If you already said it in 2009, why do you have to repeat yourself?  We probably read it in 2009!

      • Anonymous

        You read my stuff in 2009 and remember it?  I’m flattered.

        Gonna be a fine mornin, fine indeed.

  • Anonymous

    As I said in 2009, the iPhone would elevate T-Mobile’s reputation from being the carrier where the budget users hang to being respectable.

    And for sure, while the iPhone is not the phone a carrier needs to have in it’s inventory to survive, enough handsets are sold that having it on the shelf sure helps the numbers.

    The problem now is saturation, there’s only so many people who want an iPhone (contrary to perceptions, not everyone on the planet wants an iPhone.  HTC, Samsung and RIM have proven that).  This is a roundabout way of saying that while a T-Mobile iPhone can improve the numbers, the handset is not going to save the day.

  • Rratt78

    Why should i have to go through the trouble of rooting my phone. You must be on of those people that put a Lexus emblem on your car when it’s totally not a Lexus. So I need to buy a phone then root it so it can function properly right. Guess what no one should have to do that so it can work properly. Here’s another kicker. Tmobiles advertisement sucks. Even the commercial for the htc sensation. There is nothing about that commercial that shows off it’s features that would make someone want to buy that phone. Just go back to rooting your phone