Even though the next-generation iPhone has leaked all over the place, been photographed, video'd, and dissected, there's still plenty of things we don't know about it. Apple CEO Steve Jobs is prepared to address the developer faithful June 7 at its Worldwide Developer Conference. Jobs insists we "won't be disappointed."
Even though the next-generation iPhone has leaked all over the place, been photographed, video'd, and dissected, there's still plenty of things we don't know about it. Apple CEO Steve Jobs is prepared to address the developer faithful June 7 at its Worldwide Developer Conference. Jobs insists we "won't be disappointed."Let's start by looking at what we think we know about the next generation iPhone.
1. It has a glass-like back surface, possibly ceramic.
2. It has a 960 x 640 pixel display.
3. It has a 1GHz A4 processor.
4. It has a front-facing camera.
5. The camera has gained a flash.
6. An apparent secondary mic for noise cancellation.
7. It uses a micro-SIM card, similar to the iPad.
8. The battery is 16% bigger.
1. How much storage it will offer (16GB, 32GB, 64GB?)
2. What its cost will be.
3. When it will be available.
4. How long the battery will last.
5. If it will have video-chat
6. If it will get Wi-Fi 802.11n
7. What 3G radio it will have (HSPA, HSPA+)
8. If it will work as a better phone than its predecessors.
That's just the tip of the iceberg.
The web is rife today with articles about what we should and shouldn't expect at next week's keynote. My own list includes the following:
1. Fourth-generation iPhone
2. Details about iPhone OS 4.0 roll-out to everyone.
3. Details about tethering.
4. Surprise new features previously unmentioned about iPhone 4.0.
5. Information on when and where the next-gen iPhone will be available, and how much it will cost.
1. Apple TV refresh
2. Web-based music streaming service.
3. MacBook Air upgrades.
4. Mac Pro upgrades.
5. Extension support for Safari.
Not Going to Happen:
1. A Verizon iPhone.
2. A Sprint iPhone.
3. A T-Mobile iPhone.
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