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Video shows realistic mock-up of Apple iPhone 5

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Video shows realistic mock-up of Apple iPhone 5
GSM Israel thought it had captured on video a fully assembled 6th generation Apple iPhone at IFA. The device was spotted during a tour of the show in Berlin. The phone in the video looks like some of the devices that were "assembled" using parts that have been leaked separately over the last few weeks. GSM Israel says that the CEO of one of the biggest case manufacturers, who had the phone in his pocket, verified the device as being a genuine Apple iPhone 5. The executive asked that the device not be turned on as it would expose him as being the source of the leak.

Both the Model number and the FCC ID belong to the Apple iPhone 3GS

Both the Model number and the FCC ID belong to the Apple iPhone 3GS

However, Apple Insider questioned the validity of the model in the video noting that the reflections on the screen of the device are those usually found from a synthetic material and not from a screen using Gorilla Glass. More telling, the model number on the handset "Model NO. A1303," had already been used by Apple for the Apple iPhone 3GS and the FCC ID of "BCGA1303A" was the FCC ID for the Apple iPhone 3GS.

While the device in the video isn't the real thing, it certainly is a nice looking mock-up that gives us a good idea of what to expect in Tim Cooks hands during Apple's September 12th event.

source: GSMIsrael (translated) via AppleInsider

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posted on 01 Sep 2012, 14:31 37

1. Pings (Posts: 303; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


Do you see the innovation in those rounded corners?

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 14:57 39

9. hamoon (Posts: 15; Member since: 05 Aug 2012)


Yes
samsung cpu
sharp display
chinese assembly
...

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 15:23 5

18. aaronkatrini (Posts: 242; Member since: 06 Jun 2012)


yes, but everything designed by apple engeniers!

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 15:27 21

20. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


... Or is it? *insert dramatic music here*

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 16:02 15

27. picka_vi_materina (Posts: 174; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)


How is it designed by Apple engineers? All those parts are designed and built by other companies. Apple only decides what goes in and designs the box and OS. That's it, there is not even one Apple internal.

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 16:03 7

29. redsox420 (Posts: 90; Member since: 27 Aug 2012)


Its Engineers .. And if thats the best these supposedly best engineers can make, then Apple is in MAJOR trouble. No wonder all the litigation around the world.

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 16:37 4

34. Phullofphil (Posts: 802; Member since: 10 Feb 2009)


Apple usually has a big part in a lot of the parts that go in them. Yes they are ultimly designed by other company's but apple well atliest it's true when jobs was around would accept or reject design of parts and also helped design how they would look and opperate

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 19:26 3

52. MeoCao (unregistered)


...and American iPhone worshipers? (mostly) LOL

posted on 02 Sep 2012, 06:32 2

60. zuckerboy (banned) (Posts: 898; Member since: 22 Dec 2011)


apple is going to sue itself design is same :D

posted on 02 Sep 2012, 07:07 1

61. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 15782; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)


Apple is innovation.

posted on 02 Sep 2012, 10:00 1

65. Raymond_htc (Posts: 430; Member since: 06 Apr 2012)


All NOT made by apple.. except the processor..

bad apple..

don't apple get bored by all its product name? i i i i i i i i ... next? what? the iCar?!

posted on 02 Sep 2012, 10:25

66. Raymond_htc (Posts: 430; Member since: 06 Apr 2012)


da dum tstsssss

posted on 02 Sep 2012, 10:27 1

67. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)


NOPE All I'm going to see is this guy going to get his house raided by the FAKE APPLE POLICE. and soon Apple will say NO ONE CAN'T have a 4" screen. still looks like the same ol P.O.S. iPhone

posted on 02 Sep 2012, 11:56

70. monkeytown (Posts: 125; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)


why should the game leader change something on his winning concept?

posted on 02 Sep 2012, 11:57

71. monkeytown (Posts: 125; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)


oh, just the box and OS.

lol u certainly know that the OS is what makes apple ?

posted on 02 Sep 2012, 12:39 1

72. ObjectivismFTW (Posts: 211; Member since: 03 Jul 2012)


Wait isn't this the iPhone 4?

posted on 02 Sep 2012, 13:03

73. lubba (Posts: 1313; Member since: 17 Jan 2011)


Same ol bait used to lure the same ol fish/sheep.

posted on 02 Sep 2012, 13:13

74. ObjectivismFTW (Posts: 211; Member since: 03 Jul 2012)


Processor made by Samsung .. Exynos 4 Quad 0_o

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 14:41 13

2. vodinets (Posts: 3; Member since: 27 Apr 2012)


Its getting old to hear android fans saying crap about upcoming IPhone 5. Can we just wait with comments until the device comes out in couple of weeks.

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 14:54 32

6. tedkord (Posts: 13040; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


Not nearly as old as hearing Apple claim to have invented everything the modern mobile phone is, like basic geometric shapes, grids of icons, centered touchscreen, etc...

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 15:07 10

13. Lucas777 (Posts: 2137; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)


go protest in front of an apple store or get over it…

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 15:17 3

15. hamoon (Posts: 15; Member since: 05 Aug 2012)


wait?
No.
May be you can wait 1 year for a icrap!
don't say we just wait! you just wait

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 15:17 15

16. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


He has right to comment so use your own advice, stop crying and get over it...

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 15:21 4

17. JessJess (unregistered)


As soon as an Apple related news article is posted, floods of trolls start banging on about rectangles and patents -nothing to do with the article in question. Just scroll down here and read....

But then again I don't think PA care tbh, as long as they get the traffic. Happy trolls are win-win for them.

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 15:27 6

21. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


Your current comment also don't have anything related with current article. :P Mua! Mua! :)**** :D

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 15:46

23. nicholassss (Posts: 368; Member since: 10 May 2012)


I would but it might hurt my chances of working there.

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 16:13 1

30. Lucas777 (Posts: 2137; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)


thank you… pa has little to none intellectual comments aymore on anything with an apple in the title…

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 15:51 2

24. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


Infiltration into enemy ranks? (bandit)

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 16:01 5

26. Lucas777 (Posts: 2137; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)


oh okay so i dont have the right to comment then?

I dont want start this comment war, but the basic point is that we all have heard how apple is horrible in every single article… we get it..

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 16:03 7

28. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


Yse, you have like we all.

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