Apple iPhone 4, the 4th generation of the iPhone that uses the iPhone OS 4.0 is recently released in the States. The features of the iPhone4 (latest version) include a new h/w design, 5 Mega Pixel camera with High Definition video recording, highly improved display, 1GHZ apple A4 chip, innovative applications, long battery life, gyroscope, and front camera for making video calls. The iPhone OS 4.0 (iOS 4.0) will be pre-installed.
iPhone 4 Hardware Specifications:
- Apple iPhone 4 has the display of 3.5 inch similar to that of old models of iPhone such as 3GS and iPhone 3G.
- The front side display is covered by glass which is 30X stronger than plastic.
- A better screen resolution of 960×640 pixels and a contrast ratio of 800:1
- The OLED display in iPhone 4 will help improve the pixel depth to 336 pixels/inch, thus providing 4X quality for watching pictures and videos.
- The rear panel of iPhone 4 is wrapped up by glass and the remaining sides have stainless steel finishing.
- It is said to be one of the thinnest phones on earth measuring only 9.3mm (24% smaller than iPhone3GS).
- Apple iPhone 4 also larboards a gyroscope component, with an accelerometer assists new applications and games needing this facility.
- The volume controls are rested in the left side, along with a mute button.
- A 3.5 mm earphone jack, additional noise cancellation mic, and a sleep-wake push button at the upper side.
- The underside of iPhone 4 includes normal Apple USB and dock connectors.
- The main camera of 5MP with LED flash supports 5X digital zoom and records HD video at 720p.
- Apple uses 1GHZ A4 chip for all iPhone 4 models, which supercharges the browsing, multimedia speeds and overall user experience of the mobile phone.
Apple has taken utmost care in enhancing the battery life of iPhone 4.
- 6 hours – 3G browsing,
- 7 hours – 3G calling
- 10 hours – WI-Fi browsing & videos
- 40 hours – music.
Other salient features of iPhone 4 include Quad band 3G at 7.2 Mbps, Bluetooth with A2DP, GPS, WiFi, etc. iPhone is currently available in two colors, white and black.
Apple iPhone 4 Software Features:
- Apple declared a new iMovie application program for editing videos from their device worth 5$, which can separately be purchased from their app store.
- Zynga, NetFlix and Activision announced Hero applications for iOS [iPhone OS 4.0] such as Farmville, Netflix and Guitar.
- iPhone OS 4.0 supports multi-tasking, folder view, iBook support, iAd support.
Apple iPhone 4 India Price and India Launch Date:
The 16GB iPhone 4 in the States is available at 199$ and 32GB at 299$ with 2 year contract. Existing AT&T iPhone users can upgrade to iPhone 4.
Apple iPhone 4 will be made available in India by September 2010. The present cost of iPhone 3GS in India is INR 36,000 for 16GB and INR 41,000 for 32GB model. So according to the estimates, iPhone 4 when launched in India, would cost around 38,000 to 45,000 INR. You can purchase iPhone 4 from Ebay India website or from the global seller for around Rs.60,000/- now and get it delivered in India. Otherwise you’ll have to wait until September 2010 for Apple to launch iPhone 4 officially in India. Watch out for official rates and supported mobile carriers.
Additional Info: Vodafone recently announced that they will be launching iPhone 4 in India soon. More details are yet to be disclosed officially.
Do let us know are you planning to buy iPhone 4 or you looking for other close competitor like Samsung Galaxy or may be Nokia upcoming mobile Nokia N8?
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