'iPhone 4GS' Case and Detailed Parts Video
At this point, we have a very good idea of what the next generation iPhone will look like. It seems specs and spare parts of the device are also readily available in Chinese markets. We still can't be sure if these specs are entirely legitimate or not. The Apple iPod/iPhone accessory market is huge so there is enormous financial incentive for accessory companies to begin production as soon as possible.
Ideal-case recently sent out an email to customers advertising their new "iPhone 4GS" case which resembles the leaked design. We suspect Ideal Case's announcement is based on these early design/part leaks and they are simply trying to cash in on the early hype.
We've seen this wishful thinking gone wrong in the past with the iPod Touch with camera cases that were leaked in 2009. While the iPod touch with camera was an actual prototype device, it's not the one that made it into final production.
Meanwhile, iPhone Portugal was able to actually purchase parts from China of the edge casing for what is believed to be the next generation iPhone.
These parts were purchased in China by one of our readers (weren't stolen or found) then delivered to us. We will not reveal the price. Are those parts genuine? We can not know but we can tell for sure those parts are perfect, have no defects, not faulty at all, there is not even one single difference between the 2 copies we have.
They shot this video of the pieces in detail to demonstrate the high quality workmanship of the parts:
Apple is expected to announce the new iPhone at next week's WWDC event.