The Apple iPhone 4, more than a mobile phone, is a style icon. For some time after its release, it has been one of the most desirable smartphones on the market. The reason why it is so desirable is because it combines powerful computing with a sense of immense style and elegance. Measuring in at around 115 x 59 x 9.4mm and weighing just 137g, this black mobile phone is extremely compact and lightweight. The 3.5inch TFT LCD touchscreen display of this phone features an LED backlight for better contrast. Featuring a pixel density of 326ppi and a contrast ratio of 800:1, this advanced display unit lets you view videos and photos photos with amazing clarity. Its smooth responsiveness will transform the way you play games on smartphones. With a WiFi hotspot or 3G network, you can access unlimited content on the Internet and even download it at high speeds. An internal storage capacity of 8GB lets you easily store all your multimedia files on the phone.
Design and Display
The iPhone 4 has been designed by Jonathan Ive. This smartphone is much slimmer as compared to its predecessor, the iPhone 3. The rugged and durable stainless steel frame of the iPhone holds all the hardware components together. Overall, the phone measures 115mm in height, 59mm in width, and 9.4mm in depth. The 3.5inch LED backlit TFT LCD capacitive touchscreen display of the iPhone 4 has a pixel density of 326ppi and a contrast ratio of 800:1. It displays clear and sharp text with lucid images.
Hardware and Operating system
Apple’s A4 chip is at the heart of the iPhone 4. This chip is a combination of an ARM Cortex A8 CPU and a PowerVR SGX 535 GPU. With 512MB of RAM, this mobile phone provides you with an enhanced multitasking experience. The iPhone 4 runs on the iOS 4 operating system. This OS makes multitasking a breeze by temporarily suspending the ongoing apps for letting you perform other work on the main screen.
The iPhone 4 features a penta band 3G UMTS antenna, and supports the GSM frequencies of 800, 850, 900, 1800, and 1900. For accessing a GSM network, you can insert a micro SIM card into this phone. It has a 30 pin dock connector that enables you to connect it to a Mac or PC for transfer of media files or data.
Battery and Storage
The iPhone 4 is powered by a 3.7V 1,420mAh battery. This battery provides you with long talk times and standby times on both 2G as well as 3G networks. It provides you with an internal storage capacity of 8GB for storing all your music, videos, movies, and other files.
The iPhone 4 brings a wide range of multimedia applications for you to play with. The 5MP primary camera of this mobile phone lets you capture clear and sharp images. This camera features a 3.85 mm f/2.8 lens, and can record smooth 720p videos at a frame rate of 30fps. The VGA camera on the front side lets you can conveniently make video calls. When the ambient light is too dark to record photos normally, the iPhone 4 makes use of its built in LED flash to adequately illuminate the subject. With a digital zoom of 5x on the primary camera, the iPhone 4 lets you easily record clear pictures of distant subjects.