Top 10 Features of iPhone 4

Nov 1


Kit Chong

Kit Chong

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Apple have had released the new generation's iPhone 4 on June 24,Top 10 Features of iPhone 4 Articles 2010 and Apple claims that iPhone 4 is the most evolved model compare to the previous iPhone models.  There are many improved characteristics in the iPhone 4 and the top 10 features are listed in the following.

Clearer Screen (Retina Screen):

One of the great improvements on iPhone 4 is the new Retina screen. This Retina screen is the sharpest, most vibrant, highest-resolution mobile phone screen ever. It has a resolution of 640 x 960 at 326 ppi, and it is 2 times the previous iPhone. Since the Retina display’s pixel density is so high, your eye is unable to distinguish individual pixels. The Retina screen uses technology called in-plane switching (IPS) to achieve a wider viewing angle than on typical LCDs and its offers four times the contrast ratio of previous models which make everything sharper and amazing on iPhone 4. This Retina display is leading the market over the other products for many years. The Retina display glass which made from the same materials used in helicopters is chemically strengthened to be harder, more scratch resistant, oil-resistant and more durable than ever. The writing on the screen looks like likely prints on the paper, and it is completely differential from what you can see in the formal screen. Once you have already used the Retina display, then you will not willing to use the previous display again. Please remember to use the iPhone case, screen protector and other mobile accessories to protect your iPhone.

Gyroscopic Sensor:

In this century, the mobile phones become more and more intelligence. This view is very appropriate to iPhone 4 as it has 6 sensors, including 1 gyroscope sensor, three-axis accelerometer sensors, 1 proximity sensor and 1 ambient light sensor. The iPhone 4 built-in gyroscopic sensor will enhance its perception of how it is moved and may on 6 axes the sensation movement. To the user, this meant it will benefit cooler game and application. At present it will be very difficult to talk clearly on the exploiter to use this sensor but it is certainly a very innovation technology birth.


The iPhone 4 is the global thinnest intelligence mobile phone now. The iPhone 4 thickness are 9.3 millimeters which is 24% thinner compared to iPhone 3GS. The outlook design of the iPhone 4 is very eye-catching and when you take it with the hand, you will be impressed and amazed too. The iPhone 4 screen is same as before which is 3.5 inches; therefore it is smaller than the majority Android mobile phones.  However, this is possibly the iPhone 4 inferiority as well. Some analysts believed that because more and more users will use mobile phone to watch movie, the users hope that the screen's size should be bigger.


Camera LED Flash:

The Apple produced the iPhone 4 cameras with the LED flashing light and this was considered that the Apple pursue the competitor an action. The integrated advanced backside illumination sensor and built-in LED flash that automatically fires when it’s needed will allows the users to shoot photos and videos at night or in low-light ambient easily.  


Better camera:

The iPhone 4 camera qualities have had improved compare to previous model. This mobile phone's camera is 5 megapixels which higher than the iPhone 3GS as 3 megapixels. This is not the best mobile phone’s camera in the market, for example HTC Droid Incredible integrated 8 megapixels camera, and Google Nexus One has also used 5 megapixels camera. However, iPhone 4 might also photograph the high definitions (720p) videos. At the same time, the Apple also promotes a new video editor called iMovie app simultaneously. The camera also provides 5x digital zoom and optional HDR (high dynamic range) setting which helps to captures amazingly detailed images. 


Front Camera and Video conference:

Besides the 5 megapixels camera on the back, iPhone 4 also integrated with the front-facing camera which is one of the most awaiting features by iPhone’s fans. This front-facing camera may use for self-portraits and in the video conferences. Self-portrait’s videos and photos are very common nowadays especially for teenagers because its helps the users to take their portraits easily.

Multitasking and Folders:

The iPhone 4 has used new operating system iOS 4. This updated system biggest improvement lies to the multitasking support, this meant iPhone 4 can using multiple applications simultaneously and switch between them instantly without slowing down the performance or draining the battery unnecessarily. For example, when the user is listening to the internet broadcasts, may simultaneously receive and dispatch the email. Some of the intelligent mobile phones in the market can support the multi-duties as well, hence it is not a new innovation by Apple but it is totally new to iPhones and very useful. Another great function that implemented in iOS 4 is the Folders. The Folders is a new way to organize the apps and it helps to make room for more apps. Thus, the iPhone 4 can looks more organized and easier to find apps by categorized them.

Stainless steel antenna:

The iPhone 4 front and back are flat, but the sides are “wrapped” with the stainless steel. This is not only for artistic designs, but it plays the antenna's role as well. This is a very cool engineering design but rumor said that Apple is still doing research on the weak radio signal reception problem. 


Internal component:

The iPhone 4 has used the brand-new A4 processor which will make the iPhone 4 speed quicker compare with relative competitor products. On top of that, the iPhone 4 includes an additional microphone at the top of the unit for noise cancellation and also switched the placement of the microphone and speaker on the unit which the speaker is on the left now which will help to get clearer voice conversation.


Battery Life:

Apple claims that the iPhone 4’s battery usage time is better than iPhone 3GS but the standby time will be the same as 300 hours. The rated iPhone 4’s battery was stated to be capable of providing up to ten hours of video, ten hours of web browsing on WIFI or six on 3G, fourteen hours of 2G talk time or seven on 3G, and 40 hours of music.


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Kit Chong

(Mobile Mega Mall)