iPhone (Rev A)

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The original iPhone was announced on January 9, 2007 at Macworld San Francisco and released in the US on June 29, 2007 at 6 PM.

On September 5, 2007, Apple discontinued the 4 GB iPhone and dropped the price of the 8 GB model from $599 to $399. They subsequently offered a $100 store credit to earlier purchasers. [1] On February 5, 2008, Apple released a 16 GB iPhone at $499, £329 or €499.

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Configurations and Price Points

16 GB Model
US UK Germany France
Price$499 £329 €499
Release DateFebruary 5, 2008
CarrierAT&T O2 UK T-MobileOrange
Minimum Contract24 months 18 months 24 months

8 GB Model
US UK Germany France
Price$399 £269 €399
Release DateJune 29, 2007 November 9, 2007November 29, 2007
CarrierAT&T O2 UK T-MobileOrange
Minimum Contract24 months 18 months 24 months

Availability

The iPhone was released in the United States on June 29, 2007, and in the UK on the O2 network [2], in Germany on the T-Mobile network [3] on November 9, 2007 and in France with Orange on November 29, 2007. [4].

Features

Hardware

  • Dimensions: 4.3" x 2.0" x 0.32" or 11.5cm x 6.1cm x 1.16cm
  • Weight: 4.1 ounces or 115 grams
  • 3.5" "Multi-Touch" touch-control screen at 480x320, 166 ppi, 3:2 aspect ratio
  • Mobile phone (Quad-Band GSM, EDGE, and GPRS)
  • Bluetooth 2.0 EDR and WiFi
  • 2 megapixel still image camera
  • 4 GB or 8 GB of storage (4 GB model discontinued as of September, 2007)
  • Proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, and accelerometer
  • 480i TV Out (Separate Apple AV Cable Required)
  • Battery Life: Up to 8 hours talk time, 7 hours video playback, 6 hours Internet use, 24 hours audio playback, or 250 hours standby time.

Software

Main Article: iPhone Applications

  • Internet connectivity:
    • iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store
    • Rich HTML Email (IMAP + POP + Yahoo Push Email)
    • Safari web browser
    • Google Maps integration
    • YouTube application
    • Widgets
  • Multiple SMS session support (iChat-like interface)
  • Runs OS X

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