Wow… This is breaking news. I wasnt expecting the next-gen iPhone so soon… I need to start looking for a prospective buyer who would buy my iPhone 3G. I intend to buy this next-gen iPhone as soon as it’s released . Images of the back cover of next generation iPhone has started circulating on the Internet, according to MacRumors.
iPodObserver was the first website which shared a version of the below photo that depicts an unreleased 16GB iPhone with the model number A1303. This new iPhone case is said to “shed its glossy appearance for a matte black look” and also introduce a new case-back made of metal.
MacRumors received another photo claiming to be that of the new iPhone which appears to be from the same series. This one:
And another one. The original iPhone came with aluminum back casing. This design eventually gave way to a smooth plastic curved back of the current iPhone 3G:
The images of the back cover of the new iPhone have apparently originated from China and is said to be textured for better gripping.