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We just got done saying that the 3G iPhone leaks were going to be getting a whole lot meatier — and now we have the pictures to prove it.

Tonight, an anonymous tipster sent some supposed 3G iPhone promo images to a bunch of gadget/Apple sites.

CrunchGear thinks they’re real, Engadget is positive they’re fake. They do seem pretty well done except that the red iPhone appears to be missing the button on the top (which the black one has).

This could just be a case of everyone getting all excited because these pictures show a feature that many people want in the device: Live video streaming. This would be done via a new iChat application on the device, as has been previously rumored. The pictures also seem to indicate that the iChat application would be coming to Windows-based computers — perhaps a crazy notion before Apple released its Safari web browser for Windows last year, but certainly not out of the realm of possibility now.

Check out the rest of the pictures (there are eight of them) in this Flickr group. Below we put the (somewhat hard to see) picture indicating iChat could come to Windows (though the lowercase “p” in “Xp” doesn’t lend well to its credibility).

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