iPhone OS 4.0 Hints At Front Facing Camera in Next Gen iPhone

News | Wednesday April 7 2010 2:07 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

One of the features that has been constantly speculated to be included in the next generation iPhone is a front facing camera. In an article published last month, John Gruber from
is highly likely in the newer model of iPhone . Additionally, app developers have also revealed
in the iPad SDK released earlier this year. Interestingly, an image provided in an Apple patent filed recently at the USPTO
” on the front side of an iPhone .
The release of iPhone OS 4.0 SDK yesterday has given a new lease of life to these speculations. Developers working on the new iPhone SDK have observed an ”
” process showing up in the list of processes. According to these developers, this could signal the availability of an instant messaging application on
. Considering that such an application might be incomplete without video conferencing capabilities, the availability of a front facing camera in the fourth generation iPhone also becomes very likely.
While these are still early speculations, the chances of video conferencing capabilities in iPhone 4G are pretty high.
Do you think the absence of front facing camera will be a deal breaker in the next generation iPhone ?

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