iPhone prototypes revealed in Apple vs Samsung court trial
Among the more interesting products of the Apple-Samsung trial are Apple's early iPhone prototypes that never saw the light of day
By Yoni Heisler | Network World US | Published: 14:17, 31 August 2012
From an eight-sided iPhone to an assortment of clunky devices, here are the iPhone models that Apple toyed around with, but that never came to be.
The odd mesh strap
This is an interesting design. An all-black front coupled with an all-white back with what seems to be some sort of mesh strap that wraps around the backside. Also note that this prototype doesn't sit flush on a flat surface on account of its rounded form factor.