Supposed iPhone 4G Faceplate Photos, Video Surface
A series of new leaked photos on Apple.pro show that the glass face, LCD, and digitizer of the upcoming fourth-generation iPhone may in fact be all one piece, like the original iPhone, and not separate components as they are on the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS. In the upcoming version of the iPhone handset, the faceplate appears to be slightly taller than that of the iPhone and iPhone 3G/3GS, and features a circular hole to the left of the handset speaker that is supposedly for a front-facing camera.
Per iLounge, a source close to the story cites the source as not knowing whether the component was from a fourth-generation iPhone prototype, but offered a vide from Colombian repair shop SmartPhoneMedic that shows what is claimed to be the faceplate from a fourth-generation iPhone as compared to an iPhone 3G.
According to MacRumors, it’s not unusual for Asian suppliers to offer claimed future-generation Apple product parts, many of the claims have not held up when compared with the actual product.
That being said, take a gander: