Apple expects to sell 21 million iPhones in the first quarter of next year. Before they were estimating 19 million. This increased forecast comes as rumors circulate about a Verizon iPhone being announced next month. DigiTimes cites anonymous sources connected to the manufacturing of CDMA chips as saying that Verizon-enabled iPhones will make up 5-6 million of those units sold.

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