Apple announces the iPhone 4


Well, it's official. Steve Jobs has uttered the "magic" words. Today at Apple's World Wide Developers Conference, the iPhone 4 was announced, putting all prior forms of speculation to rest. The new phone will run iPhone OS 4, which has now been renamed iOS 4. Apple is also releasing over 100 new features as part of their development SDK. Included in these features are multitasking and folders.

Here's what was unveiled about the new iPhone:

* New design made of glass and steel (24% thinner than iPhone 3GS)
* Apple A4 processor
* 3.5" Retina Display - 326 pixels per inch (960 x 640)
* Bigger battery (7 hr. 3G talk, 6 hr. 3G browsing, 10 hr. Wi-Fi browsing, 300 hr. standby)
* Front-facing camera
* 5 MP camera with LED flash and illuminated sensor (tap to focus)
* 720p HD video recording with built-in iMovie video editing (iMovie available in App Store for $4.99)
* microSIM
* Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, UMTS, GSM (quad-band)
* 2 microphones
* Available in 16 GB or 32 GB models
* 802.11n Wi-Fi
* 3-axis gyroscope (6-axis motion sensing for gaming)


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