The iPhone as we know it has one little big problem – no 3G support. We all have heard rumors that were something like “next software update to the iPhone will bring 3G support”, but that didn’t happen so far, and it seems it won’t happen anytime soon. In fact, it seems the current iPhone models are not capable of such a thing but, according to latest rumors – also confirmed by people inside Apple – the 3G iPhone will arrive later this year, so the only question remaining is “When?”…

3G iPhone

According to Citigroup, the 3G iPhone could appear in the next four months. Rich Garder’s conclusion was based on input from various industry sources, which lead him to be almost sure that the 3G version of Apple’s iPhone is scheduled to appear before the end of July, maybe even in late June.

On the other hand, Shelby Seyrafi, from Caris & Co., said the “10 million units sold” goal will be achieved, but that’s what remains to be seen, especially since Meizu’s iPhone clone, also known as the M8, made its appeareance at the CeBIT expo these days, with better features such as a high-resolution (720×480) 3.4-inch display, a three-megapixel autofocus camera, and the inclusion of a TV-out port, but…

…just as most people, I am definitely intrigued by this, so I ask myself – will Apple’s lawyers sit back and watch, or the lawsuit is already a few steps away from being started?