iPhone 3G (Roundup)

Posted on Saturday June 7th, 2008 / 15:35

Η ημέρα της ανακοίνωσης του iPhone 3G πλησιάζει και οι φήμες οργιάζουν! Ας δούμε τις εξελίξεις των τελευταίων ωρών:

CrunchGear: Thinner than the current model, with a MacBook Air-like bezeling and stereo speakers on the back and a front facing camera for iChat AV.

iPhone Atlas: Σύμφωνα με πληροφορίες μέσα από την Vodafone, το iPhone 3G έχει τα εξής χαρακτηριστικά:

  • The back is gloss black.
  • All are running v2.0 firmware.
  • The bootloader hardware exploit is now fixed.
  • The phone is running V 04.41.01 modem software.
  • The phone is locked down like no phone has ever been. At this stage, you can’t jailbreak it and you can’t hardware unlock it.
  • There is an added icon for contacts. This allows you to go straight to your contacts without having to hit the Phone icon first.
  • The GPS works very well. It will attempt to obtain your position via WiFi first, cell tower second, then satellite third. The accuracy appears to be within 3 meters.
  • We were getting a data transfer of 140kbps on average. It droped down to 70 kbps when we went inside.
  • Apart from that, the “feel” is much the same. The phone is smaller (I would say 20 percent) and it is noticeable when you pick the unit up.
Engadget: Μετά από ανάλυση του iPhone Firmware 2.0:
Quad-band GSM support (as we currently have), A-GPS, and tri-band UMTS / HSDPA.
  • Infineon PMB6952 / S-GOLD3 six-band UMTS / HSDPA transceiver
  • Murata LMRX3JCA-479 tri-band amplifier
  • Sony SP9T antenna switch for GSM / UMTS dual mode
  • ARM 1176JZF-S – Main CPU (same as in 1st gen iPhone)
  • Skyworks 77427 chip – UMTS / HSDPA tx 1900MHz, rx 2100MHz
  • Skyworks 77414 chip – UMTS / HSDPA 1900MHz
  • Skyworks 77413 chip – UMTS / HSDPA 850MHz
  • Internal build model number: n82ap (1st gen iPhone was model m68ap)
  • UMTS Power Saving option – on or off
  • Hooks for Global Locate Library (GLL), software that handles A-GPS related commands for the host processor
Engadget claims that CrunchGear‘s pics are fake [link]:
  • Our source who played with the 3G iPhone told us explicitly there is no front-facing videoconferencing camera.
  • Even still, when we were ferreting around the new 3G iPhone firmware today, we were keeping an eye out for altered or additional camera drivers, something to indicate a front-facing camera. Nothing.
  • The text explanation for Exchange and iChat are so bad as to make the whole thing unbelievable.
  • Say, wouldn’t that exchange logo be in the Apple banner that’s up at the Moscone right now? All the other iPhone icons are.
  • No Apple design would be laid out the way this guy’s got his page laid out here.
Stay tuned for more iPhone 3G rumors…

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One Response to “iPhone 3G (Roundup)”

  1. ill4eva says:

    Guys those iphone images are fake and ill give you reasons why:

    #1. Check the crunchgear photos and look at all of them. THEY ARE ALL OPEN IN PHOTOSHOP (Should i even bother explaining further?)

    #2. The red iphone has no sleep/power button

    #3. Look at the images at crunchgear. They have one thats a close up of the back of the phones. The red phone has a back dock connector, but the black one doesnt


    #5. This is one of many sets of fake iphone images, don’t believe them. Remember to look at images closely before you get excited.