Next-Gen iPhone Claim Chowder Alert

Everyone and their sister is linking up this report at Fortune by Scott Moritz, that AT&T is planning $200 subsidies for next-gen iPhones later this year — i.e. so that one can buy a $399 phone for just $199 with a two-year service contract. I don’t believe it, but we’ll see. It’s worth noting that Moritz’s track record on the iPhone and Apple is, to be kind, horrible.

More interesting to me is this claim about the form factor:

A few details about the new iPhone have also been confirmed by the source. The new iPhone will be 2.5 mm thinner than the 11.7 mm original.

Interesting, because it directly contradicts Ryan Block’s report for Engadget last week that the next-gen iPhones are slightly thicker. One of these guys is wrong.

Wednesday, 30 April 2008