Nearly a month after Gizmodo
the beans on the next generation iPhone, a Vietnamese
site has gotten their hands on another prototype. The pictures
reveal a phone that differs slightly from the version that Gizmodo
The latest prototype no longer has the
two screws flanking the dock port (screws were first seen on the
iPhone 3G/3GS and on Gizmodo's iPhone prototype). The newest
iPhone prototype also appears to be further along in the development
process as it has its capacity, 16GB, imprinted on the back of the
device instead of an XXGB designation.
Also, unlike Gizmodo efforts,
this latest iPhone was fully dissected right down to its juicy
hardware bits. The system-on-a-chip (SoC) is left wide open for
everyone to see and displays the following the markings (in addition
to an Apple logo):
Other features seen on the previous
iPhone prototype also make there way over to this phone including the
dual cameras, LED flash on the back, side-mounted micro SIM slot, and
the curious grooves along the metal rim wrapping around the phone.
You can view a video of the phone (and listen to some Beegees goodness) in
real life here. You can view more pictures of the device here.