New iPhone discovered on the floor of a bar?

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New iPhone discovered on the floor of a bar?
*UPDATE* It seems this is the real next iPhone - check out this news!
Dionne Warwick sang, "Do you know the way to San Jose?" and the newest version of the iPhone might reply, "I sure do".On a bar floor in San Jose, someone found an iPhone 3G case and inside was a never before seen version of Apple's touchscreen device. Is it the iPhone 4G or iPhone HD? The handset does have a front facing camera and 80GB of storage was discovered before the phone stopped booting up. This could be a prototype or even a production model. No one has really been able to spend quality time with the phone as the lucky guys who found it are asking for cash upfront from those who want to spend some analytic time with it. As far as we know, no one has seen fit to take them up on that offer yet, but hopefully we will soon get to the bottom of this. At least it proves that sometimes you can find something valuable on the floor of a bar, instead of an upchucking drunk. One report said that the before it stopped booting up, the unit was running iPhone OS 4.0 SDK while another report said that the phone was running a new and unknown OS before it failed to work. We would imagine that this is just the beginning of this story with plenty more info to come in the hours and days ahead.

source: Engadget, Neowin



16. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009 looks like its the real deal. Poor people that found it apple gonna sue them so bad

15. je2345

Posts: 63; Member since: May 05, 2009

Actually thats the same Apple device that was shown very quickly if you pay attention in the new Iron Man 2 trailer.

14. fsjon

Posts: 120; Member since: Sep 03, 2009

wish they can confirm it is an actual knock off with a site to purchase the counterfeit device...

13. ohenebajoy

Posts: 5; Member since: Apr 10, 2010

I agree with ya'll 80gb no way. and the shape of the casing is too fake. what happen to the smooth curve from side to the back and also check the logo and the text on te back of this phone

12. arqjav

Posts: 55; Member since: Dec 29, 2009

I said is fake to it has to many bottoms on the side it doesn't have that apple look,the sides look to square to be an apple product. And the thing of the capacity is true it most of have 64 or 128gb

11. behold--me

Posts: 679; Member since: Jun 22, 2009 Thats not the iPhone. " it's a cheap Japanese knockoff" of the next generation. If there was a memory increase in the iPhone 4th gen, then it would follow the double memory increase. (8, 16, 32, 64, 128) the previous pictures posted look more realistic. And I've seen a mock or copycat of the iPod nano. It was worth like $30, looked like it, but was cheaper than the headphones genuine iPods come with. This would be a hideous iPhone. They should make some sort of design improvements like video camera on front, larger screen, ....

9. Phullofphil

Posts: 1846; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

i too think its fake. I agree about the 80 gb being a weird number since that always doubles when you increas such as 8 to 16 to 32 to 64 to 128 and so on. It is quite a step back from quility from the 3gs as far as how cheap it looks. I heard the rumer and i hope this is true is that it is made out of one piece of mettel kind of like the ipod touch and also i hope its as thin. The one above looks way to thick and boxy to be an apple product of any kind

6. vzwtech86

Posts: 20; Member since: Oct 31, 2009

So fake... 80gb? That means it has a hard drive in it. Flash memory would be something like 64gb. I doubt the next iphone is gonna have a rotating hard drive in it...

5. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

I hope this is how it looks. I really hope it doesn't have the same shell as the iphone 3G and 3GS. If it looks like this, then I think I'm in love (although the back is kind of ugly or maybe that's just the angle)

4. krochisy

Posts: 8; Member since: Sep 24, 2009

I will say that it looks like a really early prototype or my number one guess is that it is a developer phone and it is really old so programmers could start testin features on the new model while they keep working towards a new desing. We willl never know for sure until June.

3. sprintguy09

Posts: 79; Member since: Apr 17, 2010

yea its fake i know a guy who has a iphony on tmobile

2. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

looks like the new and improved china knock off phone! now with 16 colors!!

1. scottmbolt unregistered

Its a fake people! Made in a sweat shop in Hong Kong.

7. DonkeyPunched

Posts: 321; Member since: Jan 10, 2010

Hm...I haven't seen a fake like that before. That's either a classy fake or maybe the prototype? I mean, why didn't they state the way it worked? I know they said it failed afterwards, but why didn't they describe the way it worked? Was it like the iPhone's OS? Anyway, I think that phone looks awesome. The other fakes look eh.

8. DonkeyPunched

Posts: 321; Member since: Jan 10, 2010

10. iHateCrapple

Posts: 734; Member since: Feb 12, 2010

This looks nothing like the shell they've shown in previous articles. Shenanigans!

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