Folks over at Gizmodo have finally spilled the beans on how they actually got hold of Apple’s darling, that is the next-generation iPhone which was lost at a bar in Redwood City. We are not sure of how much of this is truth, but at least this what we 'have been told so far.
An iPhone repair site by the name of iResQ today has received some iPhone parts, which they claim are from the upcoming next-gen iPhone which is expected to launch in summer of this year. The interesting bits which they found from this new iPhone 4G shell are as follows.
According to a recent job posting, the iPhone team at Apple is looking for a software engineer with expertise in WiFi a/b/g/n and related specifications. This could possibly indicate that the next gen iPhone 4G is finally going to support 802.11n WiFi standard. The job specifications are as follows.
According to the latest report from DigiTimes, Apple has contacted OmniVision regarding 5 megapixel CMOS image sensor (CIS) orders for the next generation iPhone 4G model which is expected to hit shelves in summer 2010. The order, being placed is for around 45 million CMOS sensors, which is double the estimated from this year. OmniVision is the same company which supplied the 3.2 megapixel CIS for Apple’s iPhone 3GS.
Mascone Center’s summer schedule has revealed a “Corporate Event”, which is booked to be held between Monday, June 28, 2010 to Friday July 2, 2010. This is usually the time slot when Apple holds its annual World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC). WWDC event, for the last two years has been home to new iPhone (hardware + software) announcements.
The rumor mill for the next generation iPhone 4G is heating up yet again. According to a tweet posted by Eldar Murtazin (editor in chief of Mobile Review) on his twitter account, Apple has contacted Foxconn regarding orders for the next-gen iPhone. Foxconn is the manufacturer which Apple uses for their various products like the iPhone, Mac Mini and iPod line.