Steve Jobs' Last Big Project Was a Completely Redesigned 'iPhone 5'?

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Steve Jobs' last big project was a completely redesigned 'iPhone 5', according to a CNET report.

Ashok Kumar, an analyst at Rodman & Renshaw, believes the unannounced and unreleased device will become a cult classic. Kumar says iPhone 5 "was the last project that Steve Jobs was intimately involved with from concept to final design. For that reason...this product will establish the high water mark for iPhone volumes."

CNET confirmed this with their own source who revealed that Jobs wasn't involved with the iPhone 4S but instead focused his energies on the iPhone 5.

Another source, who I spoke with this week and who claims to have knowledge of the redesign, said the iPhone 5 is a "complete redesign. This is a very large project that Steve dedicated all of his time to. He was not that involved in the 4S because his time was limited."

Kumar believes the iPhone 5 will debut around the time of Apple's Developer's Conference in the summer of 2012.

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iDincha - October 16, 2011 at 12:48pm
If my guss is right Complete Redesign would be latest iPhone in the form of latest iPod touch
2fix - October 17, 2011 at 5:42am
Agreed. I figured it would look like a shrunk iPad2. just iPod 4th make over. I would not have mind it.
tingting - October 16, 2011 at 9:57am
well no 5hit! they came out with 3g then 3gs now its 4g and 4gs, obviously they were going to come out with the next iphone in the summer! DUH!!!
APPLE - October 16, 2011 at 8:24am
fuck yeah we just sold so many iphone 4S'. we are gonna sell soooo many more of our new one. cant wait to quadruple my salary.
Anonymous - October 16, 2011 at 12:14am
Won't the new iPhone be the iPhone 6, given that it is the 6th gen iPhone?
Tim - October 16, 2011 at 1:03am
Not really, the 3 and 3G are same gen. And the 4 and 4s are same gen. Little upgrades are not being considered a new gen. The whole thing is kinda screwey. Correct me if I am wrong but wouldent the iPhone 5 actully be a 4th gen.
ASSWiPER - October 16, 2011 at 1:03am
No. It will be whatever Apple decides to fuckin' call it.
Anonymous - October 16, 2011 at 1:06am
yeah but, there was no iPhone 3, it was the 3G, then the 3GS. So the way I see it: Original iPhone - 1st Gen iPhone 3G - 2nd Gen iPhone 3GS - 3rd Gen iPhone 4 - 4th Gen iPhone 4S - 5th Gen The 3G refers to the 3rd Generation network connectivity, not the generation of the iPhone.
Awayze - October 16, 2011 at 3:20am
Nah it will be iPhone 5. Apple dont name them on a yearly basis so it'll be iPhone 5 as it's after the iPhone 4/4S. So next iPhone will be iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, iPhone 6S etc Apple dropped name after the connection eg 3GS. It's no more.
Whoever - October 16, 2011 at 3:37am
I think that's correct since iPhone 4S is actually counted as a fifth iPhone just like Apple counted 3GS as 3rd gen iPhone. (Remember iPhone 3G was iPhone 2 and iPhone 3GS was actually iPhone 3 and thus iPhone 4 is iPhone 4)
541 - October 15, 2011 at 11:41pm
we don't really know what to believe now don't we?
Steve - October 16, 2011 at 12:05am
We don't really care what you think, do we?
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