Other So it looks like there will be a CDMA model and a GSM only model with the new iPhones again

seezar

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So reading the specs on Apple's site it looks like there will be a GSM only model and another model that supports CDMA.

I'm looking at doing the iPhone update program through Apple for the first time. I'm on T-Mobile so the GSM only model would work for me but I'd rather have the model that supports all networks just to keep my options open. Because I'm going through the program and being on T-Mobile will Apple send me the GSM only version? Curious what has happened in the past.
 
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codeman7

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So reading the specs on Apple's site it looks like there will be a GSM only model and another model that supports CDMA.

I'm looking at doing the iPhone update program through Apple for the first time. I'm on T-Mobile so the GSM only model would work for me but I'd rather have the model that supports all networks just to keep my options open. Because I'm going through the program and being on T-Mobile will Apple send me the GSM only version? Curious what has happened in the past.
Where are you seeing that? Tech Specs pages list one model per size, no distinction between GSM and CDMA. For example: https://www.apple.com/iphone-xr/specs/
 

NayborAxi

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This year it is only one model for gsm and cdma. Read it again and you will see for USA there is only 1 model for each size.
 

seezar

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Qualcomm CDMA version (Verizon and Sprint)
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • Model A1864 (GSM)
  • Model A1864 (CDMA)
Intel GSM version (AT&T and T-Mobile)
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • Model A1897

With the Xs and Xs Max, all US providers are using the same model number
Yeah, I think I misread what I found on the site. Single model number makes things much simpler and what I was hoping for.
 
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