New iPhone release date revealed?

Specifications about device's next model reportedly leaked

Details about the next-generation of Apple‘s iPhone have reportedly been leaked.

An unnamed source approached iPhone blog with information regarding the upgraded model, including the release date and price details.

According to the blog the model will be released on July 17 and will cost between $199 (£126) and $299 (£191) with 16GB and 32GB versions available.

The new specifications of the US release of the third-generation iPhone, according to, are as follows:

32GB and 16GB to replace current capacities
$199 and $299 price-points to be maintained
3.2 Megapixel camera
Video recording & editing capabilities
Ability to send a picture & video via MMS
Discontinuation of the metal band surrounding the edge of the device
OLED screen
1.5X The battery life
Double the RAM and processing power
Built-in FM transmitter
Apple logo on the back to light up
Rubber-tread backing
Sleeker design
Built-in compass
Combination of the camera, GPS, compass, and Google maps to identify photo and inform about photo locations
Turn by turn directions
July 17, 2009 release date states that it believes the source is “reputable”. Apple have not made any comment on the information.