3G iPhone rumors

3G iPhone
Design and casing

- Slightly redesigned casing
- Less "plasticky" feeling on the back
- Slimmer profile, around 0.36” or 9.1 mm (2.5 mm thinner than current gen iPhone)
- Less weight. The 3G iPhone is expected to weigh about 120 grams (compared to about 135 grams of the current model)


Hardware

Infineon S-GOLD 3 multimedia processor
- 3G (HSDPA/UMTS) data transfer supporting up to 7.2 MB/s bandwidth
- Hardware GPS module for GPS navigation
- 640x480 display resolution for reproduction of recorded videos and iTunes movies at "near-DVD" quality, without any rescaling
- Smoother video playback and faster graphics in games and graphics-intensive third-party apps
- Accelerometer with increased sensitivity
- No memory card slots
- No user-replaceable battery (but we sure hope that it will be more capable than the current battery)


Photo and video capabilities

- Combined video/photo camera
- Increased camera resolution. Up to 5 megapixels are supported, but may not be utilized
- 640 x 480 video recording at 30 FPS, H.264-compressed


Applications

- SDK and third-party apps improve the breadth of software available
- Videoconferencing and VoIP surface
- Mobile social networking, allowing iPhone users to share any kind of content
- Wi-Fi iTunes Store will extend beyond music, turning the iPhone in a mobile version of Apple TV


Models and price points

3G iPhone:
- 8 GB for $399
- 16GB for $499
- Possible 32GB for $599

From TG Daily

0 comments: