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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

  • iPhone 4 Announced
    • 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
        digital zoom
      • HD Video Recording up to 720p at
        30fps. Tap-to-focus recording with built-in editing and easier sharing
    • Gyroscope
      • A 6-Axis motion sensing, 3 axis Gyroscope will be
        present in the iPhone 4. We can expect great motion sensing games.
    • Display
      • 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.
    • Internals
      • 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
    • OS
      • 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.

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