‘N90A’ iPhone production underway in Brazil


New photographs taken purportedly taken inside a Foxconn factory in Brazil suggest that Apple is building at least some iPhone 4 models in the South American country. The photos, posted online by Gizmodo.com.br, show the front plate that appears to be identical to that of the iPhone 4, as well as a Foxconn quality control form, which lists the device as model “N90A”—the current iPhone 4 is model N90—and notes that this particular unit was “disqualified” due to a lens problem. The N90A model number reportedly appeared in Apple’s internal inventory system last week, and could represent the rumored 8GB iPhone 4 variant.

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Charles Starrett

Charles Starrett was a senior editor at iLounge. He's been covering the iPod, iPhone, and iPad since their inception. He has written numerous articles and reviews, and his work has been featured in multiple publications.