My iPhone 4G Concept

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by macindev, Sep 27, 2009.

  1. macindev macrumors newbie

    Jul 6, 2009
    Seattle, Washington, USA
    This is my iPhone 4G concept.

    General updates:

    4G Technolodgy
    4.0MP Camera
    FM Radio
    iPhone OS 4.0
    Up to 64GB Capacity

    2x Faster:

    4G Wireless
    802.11n Wi-Fi
    1.2GHz Underclocked to 1.0GHz
    512MB RAM
    Faster Bus
    New Graphics Chip

    Case Redesign:

    Plastic antenna cover (iPhone 2G) but painted to match
    Transition to an aluminum and black scheme
    Sleeker body

    Please tell me what you think!

    Attached Files:

  2. electroshock macrumors 6502a


    Sep 7, 2009
    Hmm, I'd suggest 3x faster processor to wow the masses for Steve's "one more thing..." talk, fallback support for CDMA so Verizon can support LTE/4G but fall back to CDMA if necessary, and a 5 or 6 MP camera that has improved higher ISO support for better low light performance.
  3. army91c macrumors 6502a

    Mar 9, 2009
    Wow.... Can't wait for the other 5,287 post with the same format..... How about you just wait until Apple tells you what their next phone is? I think the next phone will be able to transport you to any place in the world that another person has the new phone......:rolleyes:
  4. firstapple macrumors 6502a


    Sep 25, 2007
    Do not like... The main thing I don't like is the white on the front of the phone. Much prefer that being black.

    Also, looks strange without the bezel.
  5. Vandam500 macrumors 68000


    Sep 29, 2008
    What makes you think OS 4.0 will look exactly like OS 3.0... right when I saw that this thread failed.
  6. labman macrumors 604


    Jun 9, 2009
    Mich near Detroit
    what about the ability

    to keep my Coffee warm. I am calling Steve now to get him right on this! The 4G will be great except maybe the 2 hour battery life part. I see a bunny's in threads future
  7. jseyf5 macrumors member


    Aug 26, 2009
    and dont forget the front facing camera for skypinn
  8. The Californian macrumors 68040

    The Californian

    Jan 17, 2009
    Surfers Paradise
    I never understood people giving someone a hard time for speculating on here, isn't this MacRumors? If all you want are facts then stick to the Apple live page, some of us come here to let our imaginations run wild while helping people when we can. If you don't like a post then don't comment, I think Jimeny Cricket said something that would apply nicely here.

    To the OP: I like your concept but would like to see something more like 3X faster as previously stated, technology is advancing exponentially. The only thing I really don't like is the painted antenna cover, it would just scratch up and look bad. Apart from that this is solid. Some improvments I'd like to see in the next gen:

    - An LED message indicator
    - OS appearance refresh.
    - External Flash ( I specifically like the idea of having that flash being built into the Apple Logo )

    Thanks for taking the time to share.

    EDIT: I thought i'd share a couple of my favorite concepts:
  9. Chaszmyr macrumors 601


    Aug 9, 2002
    The design is uninspired and if anything a downgrade from the current design. The specs are similarly uninspired; they may not be what the next iPhone ends up having, but they are eminently reasonable to expect with no sign of anything creative or revolutionary. One has to wonder why you bothered to make this thread without anything interesting to offer.

    Just cuz I <3 this bunny.
  10. blancoBronco macrumors 6502a


    Jul 4, 2009
    South Tampa
    it's a nice attempt, but you're not the only one who tries to 'make their own concept'. u don't know if any of that will happen. it's just too much of a stretch. and if any part of the phone has something like the 2G's body, it's bad. the metal back felt bad and it was even worse with the weird bottom third of the back.

    and it should have a 5 megapixel camera. and the phone looks a little too wide
  11. blancoBronco macrumors 6502a


    Jul 4, 2009
    South Tampa
    God no, please no LED message indicator; I don't want a blackberry.

    but I do like the idea of a flash, but not in the apple. I want that to light up like on a MacBook
  12. Warbrain macrumors 603


    Jun 28, 2004
    Chicago, IL
    No antenna covers and no metal. It will remain plastic. Any metal that covers that much of the phone blocks some signal. The solid plastic back is much nicer, anyway.

    No 4G technology. Not this time.

    Verizon won't get it. And they're not going to make one phone with GSM/CDMA/LTE because it will be huge.

    The metal back was nice but the plastic cover was awful. They will never go back to metal.
  13. macfanboy macrumors 6502a

    Jun 5, 2007
    ill pick it up on launch if it has LTE support (even though at&t wont have it until much later)

    hopefully itll have the better 3G upload (not just the download like 3GS) because my areas getting it before end of 2009
  14. wowipod macrumors regular

    Jan 16, 2008
    - Complete UI change. Its getting old and samey now.
    - A rethink on the casing, the actual casing has stayed similar since the beginning
    - A camera that has similar specs to other brand phone (6-7MP) with video of course
    - The apple logo lights up like the macbook range
    - Flash, it has to be integrated well though, the iPhone can't be ugly
    - A metal body similar to that of the macbooks (maybe different colours)
    - Most up to date wireless and Wi-Fi technology
    - Most up to date processor, memory, BUS and graphics
    - 64GB+
    - FM radio with live pause (like the nano)
    - OLED screen
  15. The Californian macrumors 68040

    The Californian

    Jan 17, 2009
    Surfers Paradise
    How is an LED message indicator automatically associated with a BB and not with pretty much every other phone out there. You can always turn it off, but it's just nice to have that so you can visually see you have a message if it is set on silent and may have been away for the initial alert. It's even nicer to be able to see an alert when you have it silenced with vibrate off.

    Onto the flash, I would like a flash no matter how it's introduced. I saw a nice concept a while ago where the flash was a ring around the lens. What would the purpose be of the Apple lighting up a la a MacBook if you don't want it as a flash and you don't want a message indicator? If it's not doing one of those functions it would just be annoying, like when I accidentally leave my MacBook Pro on, but closed in my room at night.
  16. IBradMac macrumors 68000


    Jun 27, 2008
  17. wowipod macrumors regular

    Jan 16, 2008
    That ring flash sounds good. That would be good integration.

    Personally I don't think having an apple logo lighting up like the macbooks would cause too much of an issue because I tend not to put my iPhone face down with the back facing up, but I can see what you mean.

    As for the LED message indicator as the apple logo? Well if thats what you mean that wouldn't be too bad either, but not a high priority as you only have to push one button to see if you have an SMS and I am sure that there will soon be push for the mail app and so that will pop up when you push the home button too.
  18. matttye macrumors 601

    Mar 25, 2009
    Lincoln, England
    I know this is only a concept, but I'd be surprised if the 2010 iPhone supports 4G. 4G will be in the very early stages for some networks, and others won't have even started to have 4G service available.
  19. studio¹³¹ macrumors 6502


    Jul 31, 2009
  20. mikejd1 macrumors 6502

    Oct 16, 2007
    :D laughed cause i thought the same thing
  21. army91c macrumors 6502a

    Mar 9, 2009
    Not giving the guy a hard time.... simply stated I can't wait for all the other post such as this. I gave my $.02.... I said it would transport you to any other new iPhone out there. My idea is just as valid as the op's.
  22. maflynn Moderator


    Staff Member

    May 3, 2009
    No offense to the OP, but the design is not that great. The feature list provided is not that endearing as well.

    My short list
    Better camera
    OLED display
    UI interface redesign
    Lose the olephobic coating
    better battery life (yes, I want my cake and eat it too ;) )
    better background multitasking - maybe not true multitasking in the truest sense but the ability to run pandora and read my emails (I can listen to the iPod app and do that)
    Lose the megalomaniac control over the app store - its ridiculous to be approving/disaproving apps based on an unpublished policy.
  23. Jhanson09 macrumors regular

    Feb 24, 2009
    kansas city, mo
    This is a rumors site...... if you don't want to read it, don't click on it.
  24. Blueline29 macrumors 68020


    Jun 16, 2009
    Indian Rocks Beach, FL
    Ooh, that would be HOT. I'd be on it in a heartbeat.

    That said, I'd still like an LED indicator. That's the only thing I miss about my Blackberries. It's not a total dealbreaker if it never has one, but it'd be a nice option to have.

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