Posted on 10-Jan-2007 08:38
Filed under: News
Apple has introduced the Apple iPhone, a small mobile communications device running Mac OS X. In essence an Apple iPod with widescreen and communications features, the Apple iPhone connects to GSM networks for voice and GPRS/EDGE networks for mobile data.
The device sports a 3.5" touchscreen with 320 by 480 pixels, and only 11.6mm thick. It also enables communications over Wi-Fi (802.11b/g) and Bluetooth 2.0 EDR. The Apple iPhone weighs 135 grams (4.8 ounces).
Consumers will be able to snap photographs with a built 2 megapixel camera and use its 8GB storage to keep image, music files and other content. The phone also brings a full HTML browser, plus SMS and e-mail clients.
Apple plans to begin shipping the iPhone in June with Cingular services. Suggested price in the U.S. is US$499 for the 4GB version and US$599 for the 8GB.