“We won’t see the new iPhone be officially introduced to the world until next week’s Apple event in San Francisco, but the device has been getting plenty of play in leaked photos lately, and now we get a peek at the device in a video, showing off the new iPhone booting up, and a look at how the snappy the device seems to be,” Chris Chang reports for M.I.C. Gadget.

“A tipster tells Chinese tech media Vgooo.com that he has ‘accidentally’ discovered an iPhone 5 prototype when he made a visit to his friend at Foxconn’s factory in Jincheng,” Chang reports. “When he got his hands-on with it, he could feel the phone is thinner, and it is indeed taller.”

Chang reports, “He quickly took some photos, and a video. Well, is the boot up video real or fake? We are not sure, but it’s still interesting to see the device in the video could not be activated…”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]