iPhone 4 – Complete Specifications

Filed under News by Adam on June 7, 2010 at 11:38 AM


Check out BriefMobile’s pros and cons list: Should I Buy an iPhone 4?


  • 1 GHz Apple A4
    • Better 3D graphics
    • Cortex-A8 CPU core paired with a PowerVR SGX 535
  • 9.3mm thick – thinnest device on the market
  • 4.5 inches (115.2 mm) tall
  • 4.8 ounces (137 grams)
  • 32 GB of storage
  • Glass on front and rear of device
  • Camera and LED flash, front-facing camera
  • Voice cancellation mic, headset jack, sleep wake button on the top
    • Noise suppression in-call
  • Outer wraparound antenna
  • “Retina” display
  • Gyroscope
    • CoreMotion API’s for extremely precise location
    • Six axis motion sensing with gyroscope and standard accelerometer
  • Micro SIM
  • 802.11n WiFi
  • Quad band HSDPA, 7.2Mbps
    • Capable of 7.2mbit download and 5.8mbit upload
  • 6 Colored cases available from Apple for $29

“This band that runs around is the primary structure of the phone. This is part of some brilliant engineering, which uses the stainless steel band around the outside as an antenna.” – Steve Jobs


  • IPS, LED Backlit – Retina display
  • 326 ppi
  • 4x the amount of pixel density

“The retina display has 326 pixels per inch. There’s NEVER been a display like this in a phone.”

Read text like “a fine printed book.”

“Once you use a retina display you can’t go back.”


  • iOS 4 (new name for iPhone OS 4.0)
  • Google, Yahoo, Bing search engines
  • iBooks, no extra charge if you buy on iPad, iPod, iPhone and use on another iDevice
  • PDF Support in-app
  • Tethering
  • Voice Memos
  • Netflix for iPhone
    • Available this summer
    • Over WiFi, 3G
  • FaceTime video calling
    • High video and audio quality
    • Works over WiFi, only from iPhone 4 to iPhone 4
    • Front and rear camera
  • iAds
    • 60% of revenue –> developers
    • “So let me tell you some of the brands that will be advertising with us. Nissan, Citi, Unilever, AT&T, Chanel, GE, Liberty Mutual, State Farm, Geico, Campbells, Sears, JC Penny, Target, Best Buy, Direct TV, TBS, and Disney… those are some of the brands.”
    • Video, image ads
    • User-interactive ads (like an app within an app)
  • Accesibility
    • Screen reading with VoiceOver
    • Support for wireless braille displays and international braille tables.
    • Zoom and pan
    • High contrast
    • Mono audio
    • Closed captioning support

Price & Availability

  • June 24, 2010 – US, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Japan
  • July 2010 & September 2010 elsewhere worldwide
  • $199 for 16GB
  • $299 for 32GB
  • Black and White editions
  • Upgrades on AT&T for anyone who has a contract up in 2010

5 Megapixel, 720p Video CameraCamera

  • 720p 30fps video recording
  • Export: 360p, 520p, and 720p
  • Camera records geolocation into video
  • 5x digital zoom, built into the camera app
  • tap to focus
  • LED flash
  • FaceTime video calling
  • iMovie for editing
    • Available in AppStore for $4.99
    • Edit with themes, transitions, and titles
    • 5 themes available

“Now everybody loves to talk about megapixels, but we tend to ask the question how do we make better pictures? Megapixels are nice, but what these cameras are really about is capturing photons and low light photography. So we’ve gone from 3 megapixel to 5 megapixel, but we’re using a backside illuminated sensor.”


  • improved the battery by as much as 40%
  • 40% more talk time
  • 7 hours talk time
  • 6 hours of 3G browsing
  • 10 hours of WiFi browsing
  • 10 hours of video
  • 40 hours of music
  • 300 hours of standby.

Environmental Impact

  • Recyclable, environmentally-friendly!

What’s Not There (User Wishlist)

  • Flash support
  • 3G video calling
  • HDMI/Display Port out
  • AMOLED/Super AMOLED screen
  • Removable battery

Are you sold on the iPhone 4? Ready to buy one? Tell us in the comments!

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