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Apple iPhone 4 – The Next One Up

What’s new

• Front-facing video chat camera
• Improved regular back-camera (the lens is quite noticeably larger than the iPhone 3GS)
• Camera flash
• Micro-SIM instead of standard SIM (like the iPad)
• Improved display. It’s unclear if it’s the 960×640 display thrown around before—it certainly looks like it, with the “Connect to iTunes” screen 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
What’s changed

• The back is entirely flat, made of either glass (more likely) or ceramic or shiny plastic in order for the cell signal to poke through. Tapping on the back makes a more hollow and higher pitched sound compared to tapping on the glass on the front/screen, but that could just be the orientation of components inside making for a different sound
• An aluminum border going completely around the outside
• Slightly smaller screen than the 3GS (but seemingly higher resolution)
• Everything is more squared off
• 3 grams heavier
• 16% Larger battery
• Internals components are shrunken, miniaturized and reduced to make room for the larger battery

What a mistake by an Apple employee! They left the prototype iPhone in a Bar in Redwood City, I know where that is but I wonder where he left it. The phone had a case to look like the 3GS but with the Aluminum Bezel and new look, sort of resembles the iPad this is the new iPhone for sure. I bet lots of people are going to go nuts for this phone as soon as its out, lines will be longer then the ones for the iPad and the Apple store might crash. I’m not sure if its going to be locked to AT&T such as the first one when it first came out but it does look good. But one surprise is that it will be a micro-SIM. We know from previous posts that Zain, Wataniya, and Viva are all working on micro-SIMs and testing it out on their network, but will it be ready for this phone. I like the way this phone looks, it looks more rugged but still smooth design. Based on the details on Gizmodo this is the phone for sure and it will be released in June, make sure to check out the link for a lot more details and full breakdown after dissecting the phone and before sending it back to Apple. Now I’m looking forward to seeing this phone and I bet it is meant to destroy all the competition, Apple just doesn’t stop throwing punches.

Link: Gizmodo