In Pictures: The hidden iPhone - New photos from early 2006 show Apple's design tinkering

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These 3D models, also from early 2006, show two designs, one that clearly is very close to what became the original iPhone. But the second, in white, with larger bezel areas, and rounded edges, is the product of Apple designer Shin Nishibori, referred to as "the sony-style chappy" by senior members of Apple's design team.

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