The new "leaked" iPhone specs for the upcoming iPhone are as follows: http://www.iphonehacks.com/2009/05/apples-new-iphone-specs-revealed-launch-date-july-17.html http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2009/05/next-gen-iphone-specs-launch-date-revealed/ I rather have a smooth plastic matte back than a "rubber-tread backing". And the glowing Apple logo will basically tell everyone "i have the new iPhone, rob me". Other than that it looks great! I like the faster processor and double the ram. I also like the "extra" battery life.