Verizon iPhone Will Cut Into Android Growth

John Paczkowski: Verizon’s original motivation for embracing Android was to offer its subscribers an iPhone-equivalent. Now that it’s able to offer them the real thing, [Charlie] Wolf feels they’ll likely opt for it over competing Android devices. I can see this happening. John Gruber: And check out this screenshot from Verizon Wireless’s home page —…

John Paczkowski:

Verizon’s original motivation for embracing Android was to offer its subscribers an iPhone-equivalent. Now that it’s able to offer them the real thing, [Charlie] Wolf feels they’ll likely opt for it over competing Android devices.

I can see this happening.

John Gruber:

And check out this screenshot from Verizon Wireless’s home page — they list three categories of phones: iPhone, Smartphones, Feature Phones. That says it all.

Verizon is done pushing Android and they couldn’t be happier about it.

[via DF]
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