iPhone combines three products — a revolutionary mobile phone, a
widescreen iPod with touch controls, and a breakthrough Internet
communications device with desktop-class email, web browsing, maps,
and searching — into one small and lightweight handheld device.
iPhone also introduces an entirely new user interface based on a
large multi-touch display and pioneering new software, letting you
control everything with just your fingers. So it ushers in an era
of software power and sophistication never before seen in a mobile
device, completely redefining what you can do on a mobile phone.
A. Widescreen iPod
iPhone is a widescreen iPod with touch controls that lets you enjoy
all your content — including music, audiobooks, videos, TV shows,
and movies — on a beautiful 3.5-inch widescreen display. It also
lets you sync your content from the iTunes library on your PC or
Mac. And then you can access it all with just the touch of a finger.
B. Revolutionary New Mobile Phone
Scroll through your songs, artists, albums, and playlists with
just a flick of a finger. Album artwork is dramatically presented
on the large display. And now use Cover Flow to browse your
music library by album artwork for the first time on an iPod.
iPhone’s stunning 3.5-inch widescreen display is the ultimate
way to watch TV shows and movies from the iTunes Store on a
pocketable device. Just tap the touch controls for play/pause,
chapter forward/backward, and volume.
iPhone is a revolutionary new mobile phone that allows you to make
a call by simply pointing your finger at a name or number in your
address book, a favorites list, or a call log. It also automatically
syncs all your contacts from a PC, Mac, or Internet service. And
it lets you select and listen to voicemail messages in whatever
order you want — just like email.
C. Breakthrough Internet Device
- Receiving and making a call
With iPhone, making a call is as simple as touching a name or
number. In addition, you can easily construct a favorites list
for your most frequently made calls, and quickly merge calls
together to create conference calls.
- Visual Voicemail
An industry first, Visual Voicemail allows you to go directly
to any of your messages without listening to the prior messages.
So you can quickly select the messages that are most important
iPhone includes an SMS application with a predictive QWERTY
soft keyboard that prevents and corrects mistakes, making it
easier and more efficient to use than the small plastic keyboards
on many smartphones.
iPhone features a 2-megapixel camera and a photo management
application that goes far beyond anything on a phone today.
Sync photos from your PC or Mac, and you’re ready to browse
or email them with the flick of a finger.
iPhone features a rich HTML email client and Safari — the most advanced
web browser ever on a portable device — which automatically syncs
bookmarks from your PC or Mac. Safari also includes built-in Google
and Yahoo! search. iPhone is fully multi-tasking, so you can read
a web page while downloading your email in the background over Wi-Fi
- Safari Web Browser
With its advanced Safari browser, iPhone lets you see any web
page the way it was designed to be seen, then easily zoom in
by simply tapping on the multi-touch display with your finger.
iPhone uses a rich HTML email client that fetches your email
in the background from most POP3 or IMAP mail services and displays
photos and graphics right along with the text.
- Google Maps
With Google Maps and iPhone’s amazing Maps application, you
can view maps and satellite images, or get directions and traffic
information, all from iPhone’s remarkable, easy-to-use touch
iPhone even has widgets: small applications that give you helpful
information like stock reports, weather reports, and more in
iPhone features the most revolutionary user interface since the
mouse. It’s an entirely new interface based on a large multi-touch
display and innovative new software that lets you control everything
using only your fingers. So you can glide through albums with Cover
Flow, flip through photos and email them with a touch, or zoom in
and out on a section of a web page — all by simply using iPhone’s
iPhone’s full QWERTY soft keyboard lets you easily send and receive
SMS messages in multiple sessions. And the keyboard is predictive,
so it prevents and corrects mistakes, making it easier and more
efficient to use than the small plastic keyboards on many smartphones.
All the power and sophistication of the world’s most advanced operating
system — OS X — is now available on a small, handheld device that
gives you access to true desktop-class applications and software,
including rich HTML email, full-featured web browsing, and applications
such as widgets, Safari, calendar, text messaging, Notes, and Address
Book. iPhone is fully multi-tasking, so you can read a web page
while downloading your email in the background. This software completely
redefines what you can do with a mobile phone.
iPhone uses quad-band GSM, the global standard for wireless communications.
It also supports Cingular’s EDGE network, 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth
2.0 with EDR, which links to Apple’s new, remarkably compact Bluetooth
Built-in Advanced Sensors
iPhone’s accelerometer detects when you rotate the device from portrait
to landscape, then automatically changes the contents of the display,
so you immediately see the entire width of a web page or a photo
in its proper landscape aspect ratio. The proximity sensor detects
when you lift iPhone to your ear and immediately turns off the display
to save power and prevent inadvertent touches until iPhone is moved
away. An ambient light sensor automatically adjusts the display’s
brightness to the appropriate level for the current ambient light,
thereby enhancing the user experience and saving power at the same