No, it just means it belongs to Apple. That has nothing to do with whether or not this is what the shipping product will look like. Maybe it will. Maybe it won't. But this doesn't tell us anything about that.What I'm thinking is since Apple wants the phone back that means it's the real iPhone 4G, if it was just another mock up than Apple wouldn't care, but I guess it is the real deal.
The letter is signed by Apple's Senior Vice President & General Counsel Bruce Sewell.It has come to our attention that GIZMODO is current in possession of a device that belongs to Apple. This letter constitutes a formal request that you return the device to Apple. Please let us know where to pick up the unit.