Next-Gen iPhone Specs Leaked?

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As evidenced by the nonsensical Twitter rumor last week, it's easy to get caught up in the Apple rumor mill, but this one is too juicy to pass up.

A forum poster on a Chinese Apple website recently published what appear to be the specs for Apple's upcoming iPhone model. If accurate, the next iPhone model should be a lot snappier and will include the following:

• 32 GB of storage - A solid increase from the current max of 16 GB.

• An upgraded 600 Mghz processor - More speed! The current iPhone 3G clocks out at 400 Mghz.

• 256 MB of RAM - The current iPhone has 128 MB of RAM. So far this is looking pretty good.

• A 3.2 Megapixel camera with autofocus

• A digital compass

• An FM radio

Lastly, the anonymous poster also notes that the next iPhone model will retain the same shape and screen dimensions as the 3G model.

Overall, the above specifications are impressive, but realistic enough to be considered credible - though the inclusion of an FM radio doesn't really seem like something Apple would include. Nonetheless, the upcoming iPhone looks to be a significant upgrade from the current 3G model, and lucky for us, Apple's WWDC is only a few weeks away.

A somewhat comical and convoluted Google translation of the forum posting can be found over here.

This story, "Next-Gen iPhone Specs Leaked?" was originally published by Network World.

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