Steve Jobs Announces Apple iPhone



Apple iPhone

Just a few hours ago, Steve Jobs announced four new products at the MacWorld 2007. It’s no surprise though that the most awaited one of course was the Apple iPhone. Below are some excerpts from Steve Job’s iPhone keynote speech:

This is a day I’ve been looking forward to for two-and-a-half years. Every once in a while, a revolutionary product comes along that changes everything. And Apple has been – well, first of all, one’s very fortunate if you get to work on just one of these in your career. Apple’s been very fortunate. It’s been able to introduce a few of these into the world. 1984, introduced the Macintosh. It didn’t just change Apple. It changed the whole computer industry.

In 2001, we introduced the first iPod, and it didn’t just change the way we all listen to music, it changed the entire music industry. Well, today, we’re introducing three revolutionary products of this class. The first one is a widescreen iPod with touch controls. The second is a revolutionary mobile phone. And the third is a breakthrough Internet communications device. So, three things: a widescreen iPod with touch controls; a revolutionary mobile phone; and a breakthrough Internet communications device. An iPod, a phone, and an Internet communicator. An iPod, a phone … are you getting it? These are not three separate devices, this is one device, and we are calling it iPhone. Today, Apple is going to reinvent the phone, and here it is. No, actually here it is, but we’re going to leave it there for now.

Now, we’re going to start with a revolutionary user interface. It is the result of years of research and development, and of course, it’s an interplay of hardware and software.

The iPhone is a combination of a mobile phone, a touch control iPod and an Internet communication device that has web browsing & email capabilities and more. The Apple iPhone has no buttons, only a multi-touch screen.

I’m definitely adding this to my wishlist!

Apple iPhone

Apple iPhone

Apple iPhone

Technical specifications:

  • Screen: 3.5 inches
  • Screen resolution: 320×480 at 160 ppi
  • Input method: Multi-touch
  • Operating system: OS X
  • Storage: 4 GB or 8 GB
  • GSM: Quad band (MHz; 850, 900, 1800, 1900)
  • Wireless data: WiFi (802.11 b/g) + EDGE + Bluetooth 2.0
  • Camera: 2.0 megapixels
  • Battery: Talk/Video/Browsing up 5 hours, Audio playback up to 16 hours
  • Dimensions: 4.5 x 2.4 x 0.46 inches / 115 x 61 x 11.6 mm
  • Weight: 4.8 ounces / 135 grams

Check out the Apple iPhone.

Anyone here planning on getting one? Which iPhone feature/s do you like best? What new features would you like to see added to the next model? Please share your thoughts by leaving a comment below.

Screencaps from Apple.com

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16 Comments

  1. Luisa

    February 1, 2008 at 5:43 PM

    :razz: !!!all i can say is wow!!!!!i hope i can have some one day!!!!

  2. JP Habaradas

    January 15, 2007 at 10:59 AM

    @joni – XSS is cross-site scripting and it is a type of computer security vulnerability that's usually found in web apps that allow code to be injected by malicious users or hackers into web pages viewed by other users.

    btw, if you're gonna upgrade to 2.0.6, you don't need the fix. but if you need the fix, you can find it here. just follow the simple steps and you're done. let me know if you have any problems with it and i'll try to help you. :)

  3. Joni

    January 15, 2007 at 7:38 AM

    I didn’t notice any changes on my theme layout after the upgrade. If you don’t want to upgrade, you can just apply the fix for the XSS vulnerabilities.

    –> Waaah. What's XSS?? And how do I apply the fix?? hehe..ignorante.

  4. JP Habaradas

    January 12, 2007 at 9:29 AM

    @ade – yeah I know, it sucks. the iPhone maybe awesome but it ain't perfect. just like the iPod, the batteries aren't replaceable. I think Apple has to do something about this, even just for the iPhone. Inspite of that, I still have it on my wishlist. :D

  5. ade

    January 12, 2007 at 7:43 AM

    I just read that you can't change the battery. Suddenly I'm disillusioned.

  6. JP Habaradas

    January 11, 2007 at 11:28 PM

    @iskoo – maganda talaga. tulo laway nga ako eh. LOL

    meron na syang camera, hindi mo ba nakita yon specs? 2.0 megapixels. :)

    @trench – hehe..I guess everyone is just too excited bout it that and we can't help but blog about it.

    @nina – I'm pretty sure it's already includede in a lot of people's wishlists.

    @K – there, even K blogged about it. that's what they say, it will be available in Asia by 2008.

  7. K

    January 11, 2007 at 2:31 PM

    I just made a post about this, what can I say? It looks very nice but it will be available in HK (and other Asia) next year but I still have to wait and see.

  8. Nina

    January 11, 2007 at 7:46 AM

    yo, add that to my list too! that's pretty awesome… very fancy. we can't expect what technology would offer us anymore.. they just keep coming! i am amazed!

  9. trench

    January 11, 2007 at 6:07 AM

    your like the fifth person who I visited who blogged about this. It looks really good though. After owning an IPOD, im definately looking into this gadget

  10. iskoo

    January 10, 2007 at 8:56 PM

    ang ganda naman neto, kaso baka mahal pa, hintayin ko bumaba.

    sana balang araw upgrade nila version na may camera naman…

  11. JP Habaradas

    January 10, 2007 at 6:46 PM

    @ade – *hands over a tissue paper to ade*

    @valerie – I don't think it's already available in stores. I'm sure you're not the only one who wants one. Thanks for the compliment. :)

    @leon – the iPhone just rocked the tech world! :D

  12. Leon

    January 10, 2007 at 3:36 PM

    Screw the Razr, Chocolate, Helio, Blackjack and every other "hip" phone. The iPhone is the new hotness!

  13. ♥ valerie &he

    January 10, 2007 at 2:38 PM

    omigosh jaypee san nabibili yan awww i want that iPhone so bad this entry is so cool i love your blog kasi dito ko nalalaman ang latest gadgets talaga over other sites keep up the good work.. ♥

  14. ade

    January 10, 2007 at 2:19 AM

    *drools uncontrollably*

  15. JP Habaradas

    January 9, 2007 at 9:28 PM

    @joni – that's exactly what I said when I first saw it, "Wow!".

    I didn't notice any changes on my theme layout after the upgrade. If you don't want to upgrade, you can just apply the fix for the XSS vulnerabilities. You're welcome! :)

  16. Joni

    January 9, 2007 at 8:04 PM

    Wow, this looks great! :)

    Jaypee, ask ko lng, when you upgraded your WP, did it affect your theme layout? Curious lang, basi bala maguba ang layout ko haw. hehe. Thanks :)

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