Apple has announced the 4th generation iPhone today. It sports a front facing camera for video calling, an upgraded 5 megapixel camera for high quality photos and HD video. The phone features the new iOS 4 operating system which has the following new features: Multitasking, Folders, iBooks, 5x digital zoom, customisable wallpaper, spell checking and wireless keyboard support.
During Steve Job’s presentation the quality of the build of the phone was emphasized, with Apple using special glass and plastics. They also packed the insides tight so they could fit a larger battery and increase battery life.
Power and battery2
- Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
- Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter
- Talk time:
- up to 7 hours on 3G
- up to 12 hours on 2G
- Standby time: up to 300 hours
- Internet use:
- up to 6 hours on 3G
- up to 9 hours on Wi-Fi
- Video playback: up to 10 hours
- Audio playback: up to 40 hours
Full specs can be found here: http://www.apple.com/au/iphone/specs.html.