iPhone shows up on T-Mobile; is it the 4S or the 5?

Summary:Over the weekend BGR posted some photos of what appears to be a white iPhone being field tested on T-Mobile. The device is shown with two special field-testing apps. Could it be the iPhone 4S?

Over the weekend BGR posted some photos of what appears to be a white iPhone being field tested on T-Mobile. Yes T-Mobile.

The white iPhone in the photos looks virtually identical to the current iPhone 4 running off-the-shelf iOS 4. The pictured device appears to be running on the T-Mobile 3G network and has an ominous warning on the lock screen (which didn't appear to discourage the leaker.) The device is shown with several test settings and two special field-testing apps: MALogger and FieldScout.

Speculation abounds that it could be the iPhone 4S, an iPhone 4 with the same A5 processor found in the iPad that's being given to hand-selected developers for testing - but a 4S tuned for T-Mobile's 3G bands.

26 photos of the device are posted in the BGR gallery.

Topics: Hardware, iPhone, Mobility, Smartphones

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Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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