RUMOR: Apple’s iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, and iPhone 5 specs and prices leaked

The following tip comes from a single source and is therefore designated as “RUMOR.”

That said, this sole source has provided reliable information of Apple’s moves in the past, most notably the name change from iPhone OS to iOS.

All prices are carrier subsidized prices (two-year contract) in US dollars.

Unlocked prices are unknown. Sprint will “definitely” join AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless as iPhone carriers in the U.S.

Apple’s iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, and iPhone 5 specs and prices:

• iPhone 4, 8GB, A4, 512MB RAM, 5 MP main camera, black (GSM) – $0
• iPhone 4, 8GB, A4, 512MB RAM, 5 MP main camera, white (GSM) – $0
• iPhone 4, 8GB, A4, 512MB RAM, 5 MP main camera, black (CDMA) – $0
• iPhone 4, 8GB, A4, 512MB RAM, 5 MP main camera, white (CDMA) – $0

• iPhone 4S, 16GB, A5, 1GB RAM, 5 MP main camera, black (GSM/CDMA) – $99
• iPhone 4S, 16GB, A5, 1GB RAM, 5 MP main camera, white (GSM/CDMA) – $99
• iPhone 4S, 32GB, A5, 1GB RAM, 5 MP main camera, black (GSM/CDMA) – $199
• iPhone 4S, 32GB, A5, 1GB RAM, 5 MP main camera, white (GSM/CDMA) – $199

• iPhone 5, 16GB, A5, 1GB RAM, 8 MP main camera, (GSM/CDMA) – $199 (source unsure if this model will be offered at this price or at all)
• iPhone 5, 32GB, A5, 1GB RAM, 8 MP main camera, (GSM/CDMA) – $299
• iPhone 5, 64GB, A5, 1GB RAM, 8 MP main camera, (GSM/CDMA) – $399

MacDailyNews Note: If this is indeed Apple’s new iPhone lineup, assume that, unlike iPhone 4S and iPhone 5, the iPhone 4 will not be able to run the new iOS 5 “Assistant feature. Rumors also point to a bigger screen for iPhone 5.

52 Comments

  1. This doesn’t make much sense to me that they’d three distinct handsets (4, 4s, 5) — and it doesn’t make sense to me that you’d have to start at 32 gigs for the 5.

    Don’t get me wrong, though. I think having a “free” iPhone 4 is a helluva deal and would change the game vs. Android big time. I’d just be surprised to see three handsets. It goes against Apple’s simplistic nature.

    1. Unless the other rumor that iPhone 5 is a Sprint exclusive… then having 3 would make sense. 4 and 4s for the majority of users and 5 for new customers to (and loyal customers still with) Sprint.

  2. With various sites leaking cases, prices and placeholders (Sprint, RadioShack, AT&T, Vodaphone, Etc.) is the most telling point of all this that the keynote will contain the line by Tim Cook, “And it (they) are available TODAY!”

    Please be true!

      1. Oops, ” is the most telling point of all this that the keynote will contain the line by Tim Cook, “And it (they) are available TODAY!”” was meant to be a question. But reading how emphatically I put that here, I almost believed it myself.

  3. IF true – APPLE sweet spot for SALES shall be the 32 Gb model.

    at $299 without a 3 year service plan – a unlocked phone – open to any network – WILL OUT SELL any other PHONE on this PLANET.

    iPhone4 has been in the 600 – 700 range to buy outright – no contract at 299 – you SHALL see A KILLING here!

  4. Wow, I sure hope this rumor is true and that there will be both an iPhone 4S AND an iPhone 5. I’d definitely be willing to pay $399 in a heartbeat for a 64GB iPhone 5!

  5. Interesting!
    That covers a lot of bases. I don’t think it’s far off. As we have seen each product that Apple makes mature over time to give some more choices.

    I hope it’s close. Free iPhone 4! going to be huge!

    Low cost iPhone 4S! Takes the middle away from moogle. $199 for the new iPhone. Same as always. Probably the one for me.

    Better camera and lots of storage take the high end.
    Hardware looks covered, tweaks each year like the iMac.

    Now let’s talk SOFTWARE! that’s what makes it Apple. Specs will get copied (ultrabooks). iOS 5 is going to be the real reason for the massive demand. You all know the reasons etc.

    Good luck tomorrow Tim! … Get well Steve.

  6. In my opinion, it would seem more plausible if the iPhone 4S had 512 MB RAM, like the 4. The jump of $100 from the 4S to the 5 for just a better camera and different form factor doesn’t sit well with me. I suppose the fact that the design will be “newer” will persuade some people to upgrade. Of course, there may be other as-of-yet unknown advantages of the iPhone 5, justifying the price difference.

      1. That actually just dawned on me. Makes sense then. Although I do think there will be some differences other than just camera/design (unless perhaps the design itself offers significant benefits?).

  7. These have a chance to thoroughly disrupt the smartphone market in the developed world (where Android gained a lot of traction with less expensive models). With the cheapest iPhone now close to $450 (without the subsidy), it is severely encroaching on Android’s turf.

    But not quite, though. There will still be dozens of Android devices that can be had well below $300 (again, without the subsidy). In fact, a few crappy Huawei models can be even bought for less than $100. They are indeed crappy, BUT they run Android (FroYo), they have capacitive glass touchscreen, and they run hundreds of thousands of Android apps. These currently dominate the smartphone markets in the developed world, and they’ll continue to dominate. When an iPhone (or a high-end Android) costs the equivalent of two average monthly salaries, the sub- $100 devices are the only thing these folks can afford. And in the market share pie charts, they show up under the same slice, for Android.

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