iPhone Girl Existence Confirmed, Still Has Her Job
Remember the pictures of a factory worker found on an shiny new iPhone 3G. Well, China.org.cn has dug up some more information about the cheerful-looking factory worker in the images on teh device. According to their sources, the pictures were a routine test of the device’s camera, and that the images were accidentally never removed.
In case you’re curious, the girl in the photo (unofficially dubbed “iPhone Girl” by the press) is a worker at the Shenzhen factory. Some were also speculating that she would get into trouble, but they say that’s not the case.
“She is definitely not fired,” an unidentified representative from Foxconn’s factory in Shenzhen, southern China, told the newspaper Xiandai Kuaibao.
The factory is responsible for the assembly of most of Apple’s small electronics like iPhones and iPods. The newspaper was able to confirm that iPhone Girl is an employee there, but declined to give details.
That’s not stopping her popularity on the web. She is continuing to gain fans across the web as the pretty Chinese girl on someone’s iPhone, and if anything, the mysteriousness of it is only feeding the fire.