No Talking While Browsing on iPhone 5

Only AT&T allows for both simultaneously
By Dustin Lushing,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 14, 2012 3:54 PM CDT
No Talking While Browsing on iPhone 5
The new Apple iPhone 5's HD voice technology will not work on Sprint.   (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Everyone is eager to get their mitts on an iPhone 5, but here are a couple of features the new smartphone won't have. On Verizon and Sprint models, users will be barred from talking on the phone and browsing the Web at the same time (although Sprint subscribers can do this when connected to WiFi), reports the Los Angeles Times. You're fine if AT&T is your carrier; they will still allow the simultaneous services.

Another blow is coming to Sprint customers looking forward to the iPhone 5's new HD voice technology. While Sprint happens to be the only US carrier capable of this enhanced voice audio, it will not work on the iPhone 5, reports Boy Genius Report. (More iPhone 5 stories.)

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