Leaked Images of an Accidentally Lost iPhone 4G Prototype? [Update x6]

Leaked Images of an Accidentally Lost iPhone 4G Prototype? [Update x6]

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Images have just leaked of what might be an iPhone 4G prototype found on the floor of a San Jose bar inside an iPhone 3G case.

Engadget received the photos from the new owner who is looking to sell the device.

Right now we don't have a ton of info on the device in question, but we can tell you that it apparently has a front facing camera (!), 80GB of storage (weird, right?), and isn't booting at this point (though it was previously, and running an OS that was decidedly new). It's not clear if this is definitely a production model, or just a prototype that found its way into the world, but it's certainly a compelling design, no matter how you look at it.

We'll post more details as they become available!

*Update: It seems this device has been spotted before. According to @TUDream a chinese tweeter uploaded similar photos some time ago.
Leaked Images of an Accidentally Lost iPhone 4G Prototype? [Update x6]

*Update x2: Appleferas is saying the images are a Japanese clone.

*Update x3: Engadget is now declaring these images the real deal and provides some evidence to back this up.

*Update x4: Appleferas now says their source was faking about it being fake.

*Update x5: John Gruber has heard that Apple really wants this device back!

*Update x6: Gizmodo has got the device in hand and declares it the real deal!

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Leaked Images of an Accidentally Lost iPhone 4G Prototype? [Update x6]

Leaked Images of an Accidentally Lost iPhone 4G Prototype? [Update x6]

Leaked Images of an Accidentally Lost iPhone 4G Prototype? [Update x6]
John Kelly - April 19, 2010 at 1:34pm
don\'t give it back !! make apple take you to court..finders keepers, apple don\'t wanna play fair. if it was stolen then a police report should of been filed weeks ago, how can they prove stolen if no report was filed !!!! Tuff Luck apple !! go find out how it left your vault !!!! if apple offered me free upgrades for next 2 models I would consider giving it back to them if not tuff luck apple execs..find your mole or call jack bauer to be your private security !!!
mlv - April 18, 2010 at 11:28pm
its fake, apple cant keep back cover like tht, it should hv been something like macbook pro, the battery and everything, apple standards!!!
Joseph - April 18, 2010 at 6:53pm
Who has the phone Now? Power it On to see The OS.
aboudi - April 18, 2010 at 6:45pm
hell.... thats a very bad and ugly phone.... its 100% fake . i dont think apple like the blackberry bold 9000 that much to make an iphone that looks kinda similar...for gods sake it looks like fancy a sardine package
iPhonedo - April 18, 2010 at 4:43am
The \"Rumour\" understanding is getting out of hand.... iClarified and all the other sites we love should at least have some threshold for these kinds of bs.
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