by Chris Devers
An iPhone 64GB prototype has surfaced in the grey market in Hong Kong. According to an post by Sara Yin, PCMagazine.com, the rumor was very first announced on Chinese-language weblog Unwire.hk and later confirmed by MIC Gadget. The 64GB model seems to be unlocked and running iOS 4.1. MIC Gadgets photos of the model discovered are considerably like the iPhone 4 model that Gizmodo found last spring in a bar. The model shows lots of XXs on its case. The model quantity states XXXXX, FCC ID quantity is BCG- XXXXXX, and printed capacity is XXGB.
iPhone 64GB Prototype Found in China
Macrumors reported that the model identified in China was produced in early 2010. They had analyzed the serial number from MIC Gadgets pictures and determined the telephone was produced effectively ahead of the launch of the iPhone 4 in June 2010. It is also running an older version the iOS.
Evidence suggests that Apple made and then discarded the iPhone 64GB model. In June 2010, Apple came out with just two versions of the iPhone 4, with 16GB and 32GB capacities. Apple may nonetheless be arranging to come out with the 64GB version, as it isnt as opposed to them to come out with a third generation right after the very first release. According to PCMagazine, the original iPhone debuted in 2007 with 4GB and 8GB of space, but in February 2008, Apple released an additional 16GB model. Then in July 2009 Apple launched the iPhone 3GS in 16GB and 32GB versions, but later added an 8GB model soon after recession-stricken buyers complained that the phones have been priced as well high. When the iPhone four was released last year, a lot of criticized Apple for not releasing a version with larger storage capacity.
Maybe Apple will incorporate a 64GB version of the iPhone five. With Verizon now promoting the iPhone, Apple will need to make the iPhone five something additional specific in order to get iPhone four users willing to upgrade. Just as the iPad 2 isnt all that much different than the iPad, Apple will want to put a lot of pizzazz into the iPad 3 to get folks to upgrade.
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