Hardware supposedly includes an ARM Cortex A8 processor and 512MB of RAM twice as much as the 3GS. DigiTimes says that the iPhone 4G's new screens will boast IPS and FFS technology with a 960x640 resolution. The new displays will support a wider viewing angle and clearer visuals in sunlight, and they're 33% thinner, leaving more space for a larger battery.
DigiTimes' report conflicts with recently leaked photos of a dismantled iPhone prototype, which showed the Apple A4 and 256MB of RAM the same configuration found in the iPad. Meanwhile, iPhone OS 4.0 will bring long-desired features, such as multitasking. Apple is also said to be working to improve the handset's e-book reader features to promote its iBooks app.