∞ Report: Apple to ship 5-6 million Verizon compatible iPhones

Apple has reportedly raised its shipment targets for the first quarter of 2011, and the company is also expected to begin shipping iPhones compatible with the Verizon network.

[ad#Google Adsense 300×250 in story]Citing sources with Taiwan-based component suppliers, DigiTimes says Apple raised the total number of units shipped from 19 million units to 20-21 million units for the first quarter. Shipments for WCDMA phones is now at 14-15 million, up from 13 million.

Shipments for CDMA iPhones, which the report said should launch in the first quarter of 2011 in North America and Asia, is set at 5-6 million units.