iPhone 4: The Specs Sheet

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Here’s what we know so far about Apple’s new iPhone 4. And in case you missed it, check out the liveblog and our hands-on demo for more information and other announcements.



$199 for 16GB, $299 for 32GB
Available in black or white
Preorders begin 6/15, devices ship 6/24



4.5 inches (H) by 2.31 inches (W) by 0.37 inches (D) at 4.8 ounces



New multitouch 3.5-inch 960×640 “Retina” display operates at 326 pixels per square inch–300 pixels per inch is the limit for the human retina.
IPS (in-plane switching) technology LCD display, similar to iPad.

Battery Life:

Up to 7 hours 3G talk time
Up to 14 hours 2G talk time
Up to 6 hours 3G data time
Up to 10 hours Wi-Fi data time
Up to 10 hours video playback
Up to 40 hours audio playback



Up to 32GB support
Apple’s custom A4 chip confirmed
Dual mic noise suppression
Stainless steel band around the phone acts as antenna, 3G chip, Wi-Fi chipset, etc.
Built-in gyroscope senses pitch, roll, and yaw
Six-axis motion sensing


UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz)
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
Assisted GPS



New VGA front-facing camera with 30 frames-per-second video
Rear-facing 5-megapixel camera with backside illuminated sensor
1.75 microns size pixels
5x digital zoom
Tap to focus control
LED flash
Records HD video
720p at 30fps
Video chatting feature called FaceTime–iPhone 4 to iPhone 4, only works over Wi-Fi “in 2010” which likely means 3G later, you can switch between front- and rear-facing cameras in real-time, portrait or landscape mode

New Programs/Apps:

iMovie for iPhone


Photos can be added into video edits
Transitions are built-in
Geotagging built-in
5 different themes built-in
Themes can change based on geolocation of photos/videos
Will be available for $4.99

Zynga gaming
Guitar Hero



Available wirelessly on the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad
iBook downloads will be loaded into all of your iOS devices for no extra charge
Bookmarks and notes automatically synced across all devices

Operating System:


iOS 4 (OS 4 for iPhone)
100 new features including multitasking, folders, better mail, iBook support
Bing is added as a search engine, but Google will remain the default search. (Yahoo is also still available)
Will be available June 21st as a free update for iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G phones—ships standard on iPhone 4.

Full list of specs and features available here.

More on Techland:

Hands-on with the iPhone 4

WWDC 2010 Keynote Liveblog