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The new Apple iPhone 4

In January, Steve Jobs announced the much awaited tablet- Apple iPad. Yesterday, at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco yesterday, the world saw the word’s thinnest smartphone: the iPhone 4. Apple’s new baby has new features and the renamed iPhone OS to iOS. (Makes me wonder about the proprietary name occupied by CISCO for operating on the operating system of its routers, Cisco IOS). Despite Gizmodo had purchased a leaked iphone from an Apple Engineer who had a nice beer, however, we got to discover  lot of exciting new features during the keynote.

The new iPhone 4 – This changes everything, again

The main features of the next generation iPhone is amazing!

Below is a summary of the top 10 features than Jobs mentioned in the Keynote:

(image courtesy: live.gdgt.com)

1. The Design

No 2: The Retina Display

3. New Hardware: Apple A4 Chip, Improved Battery
After iPad, the iPhone 4 becomes the device to use Apple’s A4 chip
Retina DisplayApple A4

4. New 5th sensor: Gyroscope

5. New Camera System in iPhone 4 and iMovie for iPhone

The noted ability of the camera for  HD Video Recording and editing with iMovie
iMovie for iPhone 4

6. iOS 4

However Multitasking is not enabled in iPhone 3G with the iOS4.
Addition of Microsoft’s search engine: Bing. and Yes, Google remains the default search engine 🙂

7. iBooks comes to iPhone
iBooks

8. iAds
For iPhone developers to earn money so they can continue to create free and low-cost apps for users.

9. FaceTime
Video Calling is now possible with Apple iPhone 4 to iPhone 4 over wi-fi
FaceTime

10. Price and availability

iPhone 4 comes in two colors, black and white — price is $199 in the US for the 16GB model, and 299 for the 32GB model. The iPhone 3Gs at $99. The iphone 3G is gone!

To sum up, here is the comparison chart for iPhone 3Gs and iPhone 4.

Am amazed by new smartphone. I think I will put my 3GS on sale…..so those who are interested, can please contact me!!!

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26 responses

  1. Crouch22

    Now that your Iphone 3G has lose value and has come to $99, would you afford to sell it at this price,i.e around Rs3500??????????? It seems so cheap to me,lol.

    9 June, 2010 at 11:17 am

    • Hi Peter Crouch!! lol
      welcome to my blog

      ahh yeah, about the selling price…

      I don’t think Orange Mauritius is making an offer of Rs. 3500 for a brand new iPhone 3GS….

      However their offer will be modified and put on promotion (we shall observe that in the future) in order to sell the stock of current 3GS. (liquidation)

      and i can’t afford to sell it at this price, give me a crazy award if i do this… 😀

      9 June, 2010 at 11:27 am

  2. Crouch22

    haha. Yeah to some extent you are right, but I think your decision is a short term decision….everything that is ‘technology’ its price drops rapidly. It will not just depend on Orange Mauritius, many genuine 3Gs are sold not through Orange also, just wait for some weeks you may see someone selling a new one at around Rs5000.
    Well, i think its the time to find someone and sell it at a price you want now because the more you will wait, the more you will regret!!lol

    9 June, 2010 at 11:46 am

    • Yeps tu as raison!! 8)

      But if i sell it now,,, I will miss my ‘Chou’ enormously…can’t live without the possibilities of iPhoning!!! 🙂

      Maybe, after the iPhone 4 is out in M’tius, will try to purchase it (if there’s good fortune , of course) and give the iPhone 3GS to relative to use or buy…. 😉

      11 June, 2010 at 8:51 am

  3. Nastacia

    $199?!?! Really??! Where would u buy the iPhone 4 for so cheap?!

    12 June, 2010 at 6:07 pm

    • Hi!
      Cannot confirm you the price until have a look at the price tag at the local iShop..

      Thnks for visiting my blog…

      Keep connected for future posts and updates on Apple iPhone 4…

      13 June, 2010 at 11:13 am

  4. Naveesh

    The price is for AT&T contract! Not for a Pay and Go! :-D..it will be much more higher!

    18 June, 2010 at 8:41 pm

    • Hi Naveesh!
      Yes, of course, here in Mauritius, the price will be much higher unfortunately..

      Maybe it might be around Rs. 38, 000 pre-pay.

      and about the data plans…. no idea. 3G connection or Edge is slow in iPhone, am not totally satisfied with the speed on the cellular data network. I don’t know if abroad, other carriers like Verizon, Vodafone, Orange France offer much better satisfaction?!??

      19 June, 2010 at 8:47 am

  5. yadav

    The iphone 4 will be around Rs18000

    10 July, 2010 at 4:43 pm

    • u mean postpaid price with a 2 year contract with Orange Mauritius?

      10 July, 2010 at 5:17 pm

  6. elnino

    Hey guys do you anywhere where I can buy an IPhone 3GS?Don’t want to buy with Orange(too expensive)

    17 August, 2010 at 10:49 am

    • JST

      You can buy it in an electronic shop found on the 3rd floor of Happy World House PL(dnt remember the name of the shop) but the phone is jailbroken unlocked,not factory unlocked…Thus any botched attempt to update ur phone may brick it…Only orange supply reliable iphone but i dnt know if they sell it factory unlocked if it’s on prepay…
      If u have family in canada,singapore,hong kong or dubai or u r goin there,u can get ur factory unlocked iphone 3gs at around Rs 16000-17000…

      25 August, 2010 at 1:08 pm

  7. JST

    Ashesh is ur iphone still up for sale???can u tel me if it’s factory unlocked,the amount of memory,wats the price and when did u bought it???
    Contact me by email..
    Thnxxx… 🙂

    25 August, 2010 at 1:15 pm

  8. Jeko5788

    Anyone up to buy an (iPhone 3GS 32GB white).
    i’ve purchased it in White City Apple Store, london,been using it for nearly 6 months.The iPhone is completely unlocked – every single feature works perfectly, 100%.
    The phone is running on ios 4.1
    Contact me for further info,
    Thanks 4 your time

    10 September, 2010 at 3:28 am

    • james

      combien?

      26 January, 2011 at 2:16 pm

  9. patrick

    hey bane zen moi mo croire morice enkor mari arrier lor mobile phone zot prix enkor mari chaud pena asser competition dans certain pay to gaigne nimporte ki mobile ki to envi for free lor plan pour 2ans ek to gaigne n paker faciliter mo pa koner komier lanner encore morice pou vine pareile mais mo pa konseil zot acheter mobile morice ek zot service apres ventre bien pa bon!! c juste n conseil dami

    21 September, 2010 at 9:32 am

    • ansen

      hey guys orange has launch the iphone 4 to mauritius but with a contract of 2 years check http://www.orange.mu

      14 October, 2010 at 1:05 pm

  10. vishoul

    si kiken ena 1 iphone a vendre 1 bon prix signal moi

    19 November, 2010 at 2:09 pm

  11. Nakul

    Hey Ashesh,
    Hi, firstly thank you for the information that your blog provided.
    I had 2 queries,
    1. Can you confirm me if Iphone 4 is available unlocked in Mauritius and at what price?
    2. Even want to know if Iphone 3gs available unlocked in Mauritius and at what price and where can I buy it from?

    Hope to get a reply soon.
    Thank You.

    27 November, 2010 at 9:38 pm

  12. Lisa

    Hello, I just wanted to know when iphone4 will be
    introduced in Mauritius & at what price? I’am a student
    & want that amazing phone. And will Orange only be
    providing this phone on its market? And that price of Rs38,000 is
    way too expensive.

    7 January, 2011 at 11:40 pm

  13. Giovanni

    Hi guys, looking for a factory unlock iphone 3gs 16gb or iphone 4…..so let me know if yoou got some stuffs….

    24 February, 2011 at 4:14 pm

  14. dodo 0811

    the iphone 4 is in mauritius emtel in ebene and it is rs 10 000

    5 April, 2011 at 5:08 pm

    • there’s rumors of iphone 5 also 😉

      5 April, 2011 at 7:35 pm

    • guiss

      1 poisson d’avril sa?!! R10000 iphone 4! lol.

      14 April, 2011 at 11:34 am

  15. dodo 0811

    i know because i am a mauritian and i buy it and contract for 2 years o.k

    5 April, 2011 at 5:11 pm

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