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Leaked Apple iPhone 4G

by on Apr.24, 2010, under Gadgets, News, Technology

Apple iPhone 4G

The Apple’s successor to the iPhone series iPhone 4G, or iPhone 4, or iPhone HD what ever you may call has been leaked, confirms Gizmodo. We wrote about the leak few days back, but now it is confirmed that the device found is the next iPhone. Apple launches a new version of its iPhone every year, and news of leaks buzz up. Was this a deliberate mistake made by the Apple people or it was really lost. let’s see what all is known till date.

Apple iPhone 4G

The Camouflage Case

To disguise it like a 3GS, the case it came inside was a fully developed plastic case to house the device properly. It had all the proper new holes cut out for the new switches and ports and camera holes and camera flash. But it looks like something from Belkin or Case-Mate.

Apple iPhone 4G

The Design

The phone is flat-rectangular in shape having the familiar glass-front but instead of rounded bezel there’s a flat metal band running around the sides. Gone are the seamless rim, and gone are the tapered, curved surfaces. The metal buttons give it a heftier feel.

Apple iPhone 4G

Uses Micro-SIM card

Usage of micro-sim is a clear indicator that this is a next-generation iPhone. No other cellphone uses this standard at this point in the world. SIM cards come in three sizes. The first is the full-size SIM, which is roughly the size of a credit card. The second, the one being used in almost all the phones available today, is mini SIM. And the third, Micro-SIM, reduces the plastic edges even further. It would be at least a couple of years till everybody moves to this new size.

Hardware Specs

The phone measures 4.50 by 2.31 by 0.37 inches. It weighs 140 grams. The 3GS weighs 137 grams on a postal scale. In comparison, it’s 3 grams heavier. The battery is 5.25 WHr at 3.7V, compared to the 3GS battery, which is 4.51 WHr at 3.7V.

What’s new

• Front-facing video chat camera
• Improved regular back-camera, the lens is quite noticeably large
• Camera flash
• Micro-SIM instead of standard SIM (like the iPad)
• Improved display. Displaying much higher resolution than on a 3GS.
• What looks to be a secondary mic for noise cancellation, at the top, next to the headphone jack
• Split buttons for volume
• Power, mute, and volume buttons are all metallic

Apple iPhone 4G

Launch

Apple released three iPhone’s so far, two in June (the 2G and the 3GS), one in July (the 3G). According to this trend it would be somewhere around end of the month june. In India its not gonna come this year, iPhone 3GS just came last month, almost a year later. Moreover there’s still no 3G in India while other countries are ready to upgrade to 4G. It would take few years for India to get 4G. Thus iPhone 4G coming to India will take some time. All this could be right or may be I could be proved wrong this time to come will tell.

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