Apple announces iPhone 4

iPhone 4

During today's WWDC 2010 Keynote, Apple announced the anticipated iPhone® 4. iPhone 4 features FaceTime, which makes the dream of video calling a reality, and Apple’s stunning new Retina display, the highest resolution display ever built into a phone, resulting in super crisp text, images and video. In addition, iPhone 4 features a 5 megapixel camera with LED flash, HD video recording, Apple’s A4 processor, a 3-axis gyro (gyroscope) and up to 40 percent longer talk time—in a beautiful all-new design of glass and stainless steel that is the thinnest smartphone in the world. iPhone 4 comes with iOS 4, the newest version of the world’s most advanced mobile operating system, which includes over 100 new features and 1500 new APIs for developers.

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The super sharp Retina Display features 960-by-640 backlit LCD display boasts a pixel density of 326 (ppi) pixels per inch, higher than the 300 ppi of human retina. The contrast ratio is 800:1. On top of that, the iPhone 4 also uses IPS (in-plane switching) technology — the same technology used in the Apple LED Cinema Display and iPad — and LED backlighting for most vivid experience.

The new iPhone 4 features two video cameras, the front camera allows video calling, FaceTime (no setup needed, iPhone 4 to iPhone 4, requires Wi-Fi in 2010).

Other features including Multitasking, HD Video Recording, Folders and more. Multitasking is part of iOS4 (new name for iPhone OS 4), and the new iPhone 4 can record 720p 30fps HD quality video and 5 megapixels 5x digital zoom built-in camera which also has an LED flash.

iPhone 4 will be available in the US, UK, France, Germany and Japan on June 24, starting in the US at just US$199.

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Posted by Antony at June 8, 2010 7:32 AM

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