“Much like they did last year, Apple has internally seeded a prototype next-generation iPhone with the iPhone 4 design,” Gurman reports. “The actual next-generation iPhone is specifically said to not include the iPhone 4/4S design, but Apple is testing these new devices in older casings to throw off leaks. The purpose of the prototype iPhone that we heard about is to test a variation of the “A5X” chip in an iPhone.”
Gurman reports, “Like the A5X-powered iPad, these new iPhone prototypes are packing 1GB of RAM… Apple is working on a fifth-generation iPod touch that is labeled iPod 5,1 internally… Perhaps Apple is finally moving to an A5 or A5X-like chip in the iPod touch. After all, the iPod touch is one of the most popular gaming devices on the market, and Apple’s dual-core iOS device processors offer top-of-the-line graphics performance.”
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