New iPhone chassis captured on video?

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We’re just under 2 months away from the reported announcement and release date for the next iPhone, and supply manufacturers continue to give us glimpses of what the next iPhone will look like. Previous reports have suggested an upgrade to a 4″ screen, a new two-toned casing, and a smaller dock connector on the bottom of the device. Today, we’re being treated to reports from Macotakara, who have allegedly videoed an assembled new iPhone housing in its entirety from iLabfactory.

As you can see from the video, the final product jives quite well with previous rumors, including Apple’s decision to move the 3.5mm headset jack to the bottom of the device, made possible by the smaller dock connector, and the centering of the front-facing camera. Overall, the iPhone looks exactly as you’d expect from Cupertino, as Apple did not want to change the formula too much given the iPhone’s long-standing success in the smartphone market. If this is the final design of the iPhone, it looks like a slightly bigger iPhone 4S with some modest tweaks.

Of course, nothing is final until Apple actually unveils the next iPhone, which is rumored to occur on September 12. We will, of course, be on hand to witness the launch of the next iPhone whenever it’s unveiled, so be sure to stay tuned into IntoMobile for all the latest developments.

[via Phone Arena, The Verge, Macotakara]

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