Spy Shot of Unidentified iPhone in the Wild



A tipster sent this photo to 9to5Mac claiming it to be an iPhone hehad never seen before.
Last evening, a tipster sent us some pictures of what he now thinks is the iPhone 5. He caught what he said was likely an Apple employee hunched over the device on the way home from work in San Francisco earlier this week. He told us he was able to get a very good look at the device but the pictures he snapped “didn’t do it justice”.
According to the report the screen was larger, almost "Evo-Like" and appeared thinner/wider than the existing iPhone 4.

We're not entirely convinced but provide this image for discussion. Apple has, of course, been known to seed test units into the wild before. In fact, last year's iPhone 4 was lost/found in a bar before it was sold to tech site Gizmodo.

For reference, here is a photo of an iPhone 3GS taken from across the room:



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111 months ago
I saw the new macbook pro too! I took a picture, and although it's a grainy picture, you can clearly see the Apple logo!



:rolleyes:
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111 months ago
Looks EXACTLY like a 3GS to me.
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111 months ago
If I were Steve...

Perhaps? http://9to5mac.com/2011/07/28/have-we-found-the-iphone-5/ :eek:


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If I were Steve, I would have personally told all field-testers of the iPhone 5 three things:

1. Test the iPhone 5 without any case. Better to test antenna efficiency.

2. Put a piece of black electrician's tape over the shiny silver Apple logo.

3. If you leave an iPhone 5 prototype in a bar I will stab you through the heart with a pencil.
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111 months ago
here's me holding my iPhone 3gs

arn
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111 months ago
It would be awsome if we start to see a bunch of people running around with different smart phones with these stickers on the back of the phone just screwing with all of us!

http://cgi.ebay.com/APPLE-LOGO-Mirror-Chrome-Decal-Sticker-Mini-Size-12pack_W0QQitemZ150381769423QQcategoryZ20336QQcmdZViewItem#ht_1607wt_938

Might have to order a set of these stickers and throw one on my work Blackberry!

LOL HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA
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111 months ago
another shot of my 3gs
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111 months ago
You know, it seems like Apple would be better served to not emblazon their prototypes with an Apple logo when they send them out into the wild.
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111 months ago
I feel bad for the guy who was quietly using his 3GS but was then photographed by some freak.
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111 months ago
I agree that lately some articles have been ridiculous, but dude this is a rumors site. That is its job. If you don't like what it posts, then don't read it. I find it quite annoying when people say don't post this, don't post that when it is a rumors site. WTF is wrong with you people? Don't read it, that simple.
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111 months ago
Fake. Clearly a rubber hand.
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