iPhone 4 (4th Generation) Summary

The iPhone 4 was released in 2010

With the 4th generation, which was introduced by Steve Jobs in 2010, the design of the Apple iPhone has been completely revised. The case got a lot thinner and was now made of scratch-resistant safety glass and stainless steel. Thus, the new design cemented in the minds of consumers and was an integral part of the Apple brand.

The iPhone 4 came with a lot of technical innovations, starting with the Micro-SIM. The operating system got, in addition to the regular software update, his known official name iOS (previously iPhone OS). Further a new retina display was installed. With the retina display the iPhone got a much higher pixel density. With this technology the resolution increased to 960 x 640 pixels within 3.5 inches. The A4 processor improved to 800 MHz and the iPhone 4 got 512 MB RAM. Apple’s new flagship cam with a new front camera with 0.3 megapixels, so you could communicate via Face Time. The rear cam could now record Videos in HD format with 5 megapixels.

Special features / innovations of this model:

  • 5 megapixel camera
  • Integrated front camera
  • Micro SIM
  • Retina Display
  • 3-axis gyroscope

The iPhone 4 came with lot of great improvements. Especially the new design convinced a lot of users, which previously stayed away from apple, to change to apple. But at the same time the expectations rose. If you want to know, whether apple hit those high expectations, just read our article about the iPhone 4S..

Apple iPhone 4 – Technial data and specifications
ReleaseJune 24, 2010
DisplayRetina Display, 3,5 inch, 960 x 480 pixels
CameraRear cam: 5 Megapixel
Front cam: 0.3 Megapixel
ProcessorA4 Prozessor, 800MHz
Internal memory8GB, 16 or 32GB
Sensors3-axis gyroscope
3-axis accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Digital compass
Ambient light sensor
BatteryLithium-Ion, 3.7 V, 5.3 Wh (1,420 mAh)
14 hours Voice Call
200 hours standby
Data inputsDock-Connector
Multi-touch touchscreen display
Headset controls
ConnectivityGSM, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA ,WLAN, Bluetooth
Dimensions and weight11,5 x 5,8 x 0,9 cm and 137g
ParticularitiesFront cam
Mico SIM
Retina Display
3-axis gyroscope

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