Apple Strikes Back

Years of Speculation on Apple’s iPhone has been ended.  Apple announced launching of iPhone today. 

Apple claims that iPhone is a revolutionary new mobile phone that allows you to make a call by simply pointing your finger at a name or number in your address book, a favorite list, or a call log. It also automatically syncs all your contact from a PC, Mac, or Internet service. And it lets you select and listen to voicemail messages in whatever order you want — just like e-mail. 

iPhone features a rich HTML email client and Safari — the most advanced web browser ever on a portable device — which automatically syncs bookmarks from your PC or Mac. Safari also includes built-in Google and Yahoo! search. iPhone is fully multi-tasking, so you can read a web page while downloading your email in the background over Wi-Fi or EDGE.

Technical Specifications
Screen size 3.5 inches
Screen resolution 320 by 480 at 160 ppi
Input method Multi-touch
Operating system OS X
Storage 4GB or 8GB
GSM Quad-band (MHz: 850, 900, 1800, 1900)
Wireless data Wi-Fi (802.11b/g) + EDGE + Bluetooth 2.0
Camera 2.0 megapixels
Dimensions 4.5 x 2.4 x 0.46 inches / 115 x 61 x 11.6mm
Weight 4.8 ounces / 135 grams

According to this Gadget Blog, the 4GB iPhone will go out the door in the US as a Cingular exclusive for $499 on a two-year contract, 8GB for $599. Ships Stateside in June, Europe in fourth quarter, Asia in 2008. Steven P. Jobs  aims to sell 10 Mil units (1% Market Share) by 2008.

Will iPhone sank all giant cell phones manufactures like Samsung, LG, Nokia or Moto?

It will be bloody fierce battlefield.

* Pictures, data, and relevant information are ripped from here and here.

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2 Responses to “Apple Strikes Back”

  1. lookingreflection Says:

    I was certain that this news will be all over the blog sites since I’ve been chatting about this amazing iPhone with peeps over the world this afternoon.

    Other people who work for a mobile communications company has just gotten their ass kicked today!

    11.6 millimeter thin
    a 3.5-inch wide touchscreen display with multi-touch support and a proximity sensor to turn off the sensor when it’s close to your face, 2 megapixel cam, 8 GB of storage, Bluetooth with EDR,
    WiFi that automatically engages when in range,
    quadband GSM radio with EDGE.
    runs OS X with support for Widgets, Google Maps, and Safari, and iTunes
    A partnership with Yahoo will allow all iPhone customers to hook up with free push IMAP email…

    what a long list of coolness!
    and we glad Steve Job wasn’t wearing usual black turtle neck top 😉

  2. JiMong Says:

    Yes, it is really cool gadget to have. However, I don’t think I will sign up for 1st Gen one.

    we glad Steve Job wasn’t wearing usual black turtle neck top

    His stylist has been changed. 😉

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