Apple WWDC 2010 Highlights (iPhone 4 Announced)
Apple WWDC 2010 is here…the net is filled with updates. What has been announced?
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Highlights of WWDC 2010
- Design & Build
- Just as expected from leaked photos. Looking good there
- Stainless steel band around the phone
- Design is really sleek here, thinner than 3GS
- Antenna outside the case !?! Yes, the steel band acts
as the antenna.
- Available in Black or White models
- Camera & Recording
- 5 megapixels camera with LED flash with front camera.
- It allows 5x
- HD Video Recording up to 720p at
30fps. Tap-to-focus recording with built-in editing and easier sharing
- A 6-Axis motion sensing, 3 axis Gyroscope will be
present in the iPhone 4. We can expect great motion sensing games.
- 4 times the pixel density in display, Apple calls
it Retina Display. The whole new display allows 326ppi at 960×640
- Display is using IPS technology, 800:1
contrast ratio, display is at 3.5 inch.
- Jobs demonstrate with quality of photos between 3GS and iPhone 4.
- Powered by A4 chip, uses microSIM and whoa, the
battery is big
- 802.11n WiFi Support, up to 32GB of storage.
- 7 hours of 3G talk, 6 hours of 3G browsing, 10 hours of
WiFi browsing, 10 hours of video, 40 hours of music.
- Still on the old GSM / UMTS
- iPhone OS 4 is now known as iOS4
- Jobs demonstrate the iOS4 features we know, multi-tasking. the new Mail
feature, capable of renaming folders. It was announced before
- iMovie for iPhone – yes, add those effects to your videos. geotag them.
Not free though, at US4.99 at App Store
- Bing is coming to iOS4
- Developers will get a gold master release of iOS4 today
- iBookStore & iAds
- iBookstore coming iPhone 4. Not a surprise to be honest.
- Automatically sync bookmarks, books to your devices. No
extra cost for transfer to other devices.
- iAds explained again, nothing new here
- Video Chat
- Apple calls it FaceTime
- Requirements: iPhone 4 To iPhone 4 only. Wi-Fi only (no 3G?!)
- FaceTime allows you to use front and rear camera and supports both
portrait and landscape.
- Price & Availability
- iPhone 4: Price: US$299 for 32GB, US$199 for
- iPhone 3GS 8GB: US$99
- Availablity: June 24 2010 for 5
countries : United States, Japan, France, Germany and United Kingdom
- For AT&T customers, if your contract expires at any time in 2010,
you are eligible for upgrade to the iPhone
- Pre-orders start a week from tomorrow. 18
more countries will be getting it in July
- iPhone 3G, 3GS and iPod touch 2nd gen will be able to go iOS4 – free. Not all features are included for 3G and iPod touch 2G
- Availability of iOS4: June 21
Official Images From Apple
Update 1: Apple has updated their official website for iPhone
Update 2: No news on Safari 5 or a rumored magic trackpad.