Sunday, December 9, 2007

iPhone

The iPhone is a multimedia, Internet-enabled mobile phone designed and marketed by Apple Inc. It has a multi-touch screen with virtual keyboard and buttons. The iPhone's functions include those of a camera phone and a portable media player ("iPod"), in addition to text messaging and visual voicemail. It also offers Internet services including e-mail, web browsing, and local Wi-Fi connectivity. It is a quad-band mobile phone that uses the GSM standard, hence has international capability. It supports the Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution (EDGE) technology for higher speed and reliability



Following the success of iPod, Apple announced the iPhone in January 2007. The announcement was preceded by rumors and speculations that circulated for several months. The iPhone was introduced, first in the United States on June 29, 2007 with much media frenzy and then in the United Kingdom, Germany and France in November 2007. It was named Time magazine's "Invention of the Year" in 2007.[6]A new version of Apple's iPhone will be introduced in 2008 that is capable of operating on faster 3G cellular networks.[7]


Manufacturer Apple Inc.
Carrier USA · AT&T Mobility
UK · O2
Germany · T-Mobile
France · Orange
Available USA · June 29, 2007
UK · November 9, 2007
Germany · November 9, 2007
France · November 29, 2007
Slovenia · December 1, 2007[1]
Spain · May 2008[2]
China · 2008[3]
Australia · 2008
Screen 320×480 px, 3.5 in, color LCD
Camera 2.0 megapixel
Operating system 1.1.2 (OS X)
Input Multi-touch touchscreen
CPU 620 MHz ARM 1176[4]
Ringtone iTunes Store via iTunes (U.S. only)
Memory Flash memory from 4 to 8 GB
Currently 8 GB
Networks Quad band GSM
GPRS/EDGE
Data speeds up to 220 kbit/s
Connectivity Dock connector
Headphone jack
USB
FireWire (charging only)
Wi-Fi (802.11b/g)
Bluetooth
Battery Lithium-ion polymer battery[5]
Physical size 4.5×2.4×0.46 in
(115×61×11.6 mm)
Weight 4.8 oz (135 g)
Form factor Candybar Smartphone
Media capabilities iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store
iPod
H.264 (YouTube

Source : http://en.wikipedia.org/

1 comments:

kathy green

The iPhone is awesome. Do you think Apple will announce a 3g iPhone at MacWorld?

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