From PC World: Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference is just under a week away, and there are more indications that Apple will unveil the next generation of its iPhone device. Rumors out late yesterday point to a 4GB iPhone model that could be an actual $99 iPhone, and the possibility of four different versions of Apple's fabled wonder machine.
Late yesterday, a roadmap that is purportedly from Canadian iPhone carrier Fido contains a slide featuring a 4GB iPhone the company will offer for $99 with a three-year contract, according to BoyGeniusRerport. The phone featured in the slide is not the actual product, so there are no details of its physical appearance. But according to the text, the 4GB iPhone's features include QuadBand GSM, Tri-band HSDPA, a 2MP camera, and video chat.
While video chat may seem too good to be true, it does add more credence to the supposed iPhone 4G spare parts discovered last week on the Web site of Chinese parts supplier China OnTrade. According to photographs on OnTrade's site, the front bezel for the new iPhone has enough space near the earpiece to install a front-facing camera.
But then again, iChat for the iPhone is one of those fanboy dream features that are just a little too far-fetched to be true. It's entirely possible Apple could unveil video chat for the iPhone, but I seriously doubt this feature is coming. I hope I'm wrong.
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