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Quanta Delivers 3G iPhone Boxes To Apple As Speculation Mounts

It looks as if the chaps from Down under have already taken delivery of the soon-to-be-announced 3G iPhone (or so it seems) and there's even one picture to prove it (ed: err... it's actually a brown box with a logo on it).

MacTalk, Australia's Premier Macintosh Community, has the picture of a box with some hidden details but which clearly shows an NDA for next Tuesday and the Apple logo.

Appleinsider is also reporting that is currently building huge amounts of inventory of some sort of "electronic equipment" in Fremont, California, through its supplier, Quanta.

Late last month, Fortune reported that the Original Equipment Manufacturer delivered a whopping 188 ocean containers with the first ones shipped on March 19th which each one supposed to contain an average of 40,000 iPhone units.

From information gathered over the last few weeks, we can make some educated guesses: the phone is going to have an updated camera, will be 3G compatible, it will have a front facing camera and GPS capability.

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.