Apple announces iPhone 4 with video calling (updated)

At its WWDC10 conference in San Francisco today Apple announced the long-anticipated iPhone 4 with video calling.

At its WWDC10 conference in San Francisco today Steve Jobs announced the long-anticipated iPhone 4 and iOS 4 (formerly iPhone OS) with video calling.

Features of the new iPhone include:

  • a completely new (ahem!) industrial design that is 24 percent thinner than the iPhone 3GS
  • 960 x 640 IPS "retina" display with 800:1 contrast ratio
  • Apple A4 processor
  • Three-axis gyroscope
  • Five megapixel rear camera with 720p video recording at 30fps
  • Front-facing camera with FaceTime video calling
  • (optional) iMovie video editing app for $4.99

The new handset will be available for pre-order on June 15 and will go on sale on June 25, 2010. AT&T has extended upgrade eligibility to anyone whose current iPhone contract expires in 2010. The 16GB model will sell for $199 and the 32GB model will sell for $299 with a two-year contract. The iPhone 3G is being discontinued and the iPhone 3GS will drop to $99.

Press releases for iPhone 4 and iAds have been posted and iPhone product page has been updated.

We just finished recording a podcast analyzing iPhone 4 in more detail which will be posted shortly.

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