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iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending Feb. 15

The 'delay' of the iHumungous phone, and other credulities

By , Network World
February 19, 2013 05:06 PM ET
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"The photos show a device with an outward appearance very similar to the iPhone 5, but the internals show essentially no resemblance to an Apple-designed device," Slivka wrote.

Here are "examples of just a few of the inconsistencies," Slivka wrote:

  • A battery capacity of just 1130 mAh compared to 1440 mAh for the iPhone 5;
  • An apparent SD card slot;
  • Loose red and black wires connecting components;
  • A green PCB for the connector bearing no resemblance to Apple's Lightning connector.

But wait. There's Another Possibility. What if Slivka is too quick in his dismissal? What if instead of a clone, this is actually a prototype? What if it's a prototype of the iCheapo phone? Using, you know, cheaper stuff, smaller battery, and all that?

You need to rumor creatively. Maybe this rumor will have legs after all.

John Cox covers wireless networking and mobile computing for Network World. 
Twitter: @johnwcoxnww 

Read more about wireless & mobile in Network World's Wireless & Mobile section.

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