Next-gen iPhone found, said to be the real thing

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Next-gen iPhone found, said to be the real thing
Remember the presumed next-gen iPhone that was found on the floor of a bar and was offered for purchase by the lucky person who found it? Well, it looks like Gizmodo has offered the highest price for it is now reporting that this is indeed the next iPhone, expected to be announced by Apple this summer. The fact that they believe it's the real thing is because all software they have tried is recognizing the device as an iPhone, and that the internal parts are all pointing to this being a real Apple device.

The device is now boxier, with the rear side now flat, instead of rounded. As it seems, the screen is about the same size (or slightly smaller), but with higher resolution (presumably 640x960 pixels).

The other new stuff includes a front-facing video call camera, bigger main camera lens (maybe 5MP?) with flash, Micro-SIM slot, instead of ordinary SIM and probably a secondary mic for noise-cancellation. The new iPhone seems to be only 3 grams heavier and equipped with about 16% bigger battery.

Check out Giz for more pictures and video and let us know what you think in the comments section below.

Apple iPhone 4 Preliminary Specifications

source: Gizmodo



66. CRICKETownz

Posts: 980; Member since: Oct 24, 2009

Technology is movin too fast on all fronts for the iPhone to have the huge jumpstart on the rest. Other companies have caught up and maybe even surpassed what Apple once pioneered. WebOS and Android are on par with Apple's OS. The days are gone of iPhone vs. LG Voyager. Snapdragon processor is Apple's worst nightmare. iPhone vs HD2? iPhone vs. Incredible? iPhone vs. EVO? All 4 equally nice devices and I would carry each one. The gap has closed...and HTC has a lot to do with it. Everybody is general now...Blackberry OS 6.0 and Windows Phone 7 are also bein predicted as a powerhouse and sorry Apple you created a monster and that monster is now comin for you. Only OS' that are fallen by the waist side may be Nokia's Symbian and Samsung's Bada but even those may gain momentum.

63. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

If it did have a micro-SD card then it mayight very well be a prototype for the LTE 4G network....of course, apple does not think that far ahead....

56. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

ok, I see there is confusion among the masses, courtesy of PHONE ARENA - the new iphone will have the normal AT&T SIM slot and will also have a microSD memory card slot - 2 entirely different things, other than the fact they both hold

58. Jojofromdabay

Posts: 39; Member since: Apr 06, 2010

you know what that's actually a possibiltiy but remember it will have at least 64gb of memory who needs a micro sd card if you got that much memory on ur phone. Now I'm tired of hearing the fact that people believe that the iphone will stay on at&t . Yes it will but it doesn't make since for apple to let Android phones rule the mobile world because android is an os an it runs on thousands of phones but iphone runs a mac os its only logical they will make more iphones and or phones that have slightly different names to compete. It will happen real soon I just wish people would be open to the fact that anything can happen this summer with phones.

59. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Eventually the iphone will be on all carriers in the US. It makes sense for apple to make 3 times the money they are making now, except a deal has to be struck with the carrier as to how much the carrier will subsidize the phone. Again, this phone does not have a micro-sim card slot - it is a micro-sd slot for memory not for talking to the network - like an actual SIM card does. Dealing with ITUNES is a pain....

51. adash13x

Posts: 20; Member since: Apr 08, 2010

WOOOOOOOOOOOOW!!!! maybe a 5mpix camera?!!! uuuuhhhh waaahhhh LAME!!!!!!! hahahah apple sucks!

55. iHateCrapple

Posts: 734; Member since: Feb 12, 2010


48. matistight

Posts: 1066; Member since: May 13, 2009


67. CRICKETownz

Posts: 980; Member since: Oct 24, 2009

Does Verizon need the iPhone tho? I don't think at this point that the iPhone is that much of a factor...Verizon is a more self-sufficient company than AT&T is and has the intelligence to not rely on one phone to carry their network. Even tho the DROID is their flagship phone, there are other phones that garner the same level of popularity as the Droid does. So with that said...i question if Verizon makes the choice to carry the iPhone will it even be relevent to the calibur of devices offered at that time. P.S. - what was the point of carryin the Motorola Devour Verizon? Should of let that go to a lesser network...US Cellular, Metro PCS, Virgin Mobile?

46. gem4518

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 20, 2010

I really like the new design, gorgeous! The current model is DATED and needs a change. As much as I love my 3GS, I will be in line for the new model.

43. mthoren68

Posts: 66; Member since: Sep 21, 2009

I like the new design. It's basicallty a phone version of the Macbook design.

57. Jojofromdabay

Posts: 39; Member since: Apr 06, 2010

yep definately they can actually change the name to mac phone an sell it through other companies other than at&t it would be logical too..

32. DonkeyPunched

Posts: 321; Member since: Jan 10, 2010

And how does this phone suddenly "not work"? I'm not buying it right now. I'll believe it when I see it from Apple.

42. ilia1986 unregistered

You know, there is a theory that this whole thing is a viral ad campiagn - that apple planted the phone in the bar on purpose - for it to be found, covered and freely advertised. If so, then this was a brilliant move done by them - which still allows them not to officially say anything at all.

45. rwolf1984

Posts: 536; Member since: Jun 06, 2009

This could have been done on every media outlet is talking about how this phone was lost...

49. Nobodey

Posts: 76; Member since: Jan 03, 2010

It was supposedly remoted wiped before it was turned on, so turning it on actually caused it to be cleared out.

26. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

"The other new stuff includes a front-facing video call camera, bigger main camera lens (maybe 5MP?) with flash, Micro-SIM slot, instead of ordinary SIM and probably a secondary mic for noise-cancellation" ok, then WHAT other kind of SIM would be used for this phone?? Lol, microSD is not a SIM card - wow, great job PHONEARENA....

27. donjonson410

Posts: 32; Member since: Jan 11, 2010

exactly how it reads Micro-Sim.... great job networkdood.

24. droidhater55

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 19, 2010

that is supposed to be the new iphone for verizon because they had to re-do the whole system to run on both at&t and verizon without any conflicts. honestly i think it is the best looking iphone than all of the other ones out there in the market now.

20. rwolf1984

Posts: 536; Member since: Jun 06, 2009

idk about this...i don't think this is what the iPhone is going to look like when it is released this summer. I am betting that it is either some chinese fraud or an experimental proto-type. Was it really remotely wiped or damaged at the bar?? No one saw this alive and working...Mystery will be revealed this summer so we will just have to wait and see...

17. Jeradiah3

Posts: 1149; Member since: Feb 11, 2010

the new i-phone looks good. i know my woman will buy it. i still dont want it

16. zerglisk

Posts: 544; Member since: Feb 09, 2010

I wish the 3 buttons on the top left are: Camera shutter, Zoom out and in buttons (also volume + and -) I think phone looks a lot sexier with a camera shutter~

13. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Dudes, get over about the IPhone for Verizon - Verizon has the INCREDIBLE soon to be on 4/25.....what is it with IPHONE envy - I like the phone but it is like a drug....once you get one, you will not go to anything else - and that sucks...

38. ilia1986 unregistered

You can't compare an iphone to any other phone, in the same way that you cannot compare an Xbox 360 to a PC.

52. fretwiz09

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 21, 2010

wtf?? I compared an xbox 360 to a PC just last week....

11. dswatson83

Posts: 56; Member since: Jan 13, 2010

I love the new design but a 3.5" screen or smaller? Why. This is too small. While 4.3 may be a little large for some, I think the 3.7-4" is looking to be a sweet spot. People use these for internet and networking way more than phone calls, size is everything here. And with the thickness reduced, you should be able to get a larger screen into the phone without it feeling bigger in the pocket.

10. kronos1

Posts: 12; Member since: Feb 16, 2009

wwooooww why l like the new design just can not wait until software review, perhaps some unit come in Serbia to test it.

9. jrcrow79

Posts: 477; Member since: May 02, 2008

ahaha..NO front facing camera!..look closer..and its not like you can run skype n go on the browser!..YES I CAN..thnx AT&T and my 3gs

19. omarc26

Posts: 360; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

yes dumbass it does have a front facing camera look closer idiot u mite see it!!!

8. stuntz

Posts: 178; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

anyone asking if this phone is for VZW, read the article from gizmodo. the phone uses the same mirco sim card, that will be used in the at&t 3G ipad... So this in NOT FOR VZW.

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