Apple iPhone is real and coming to Cingular

Apple iPhone is real and coming to Cingular
At MacWorld 2007, Steve Jobs and Apple made it official – the iPhone is real and it will be exclusively available from Cingular in the States. Similar to the iPod and other MAC products, the iPhone seems to be a revolution in modern technology – it is only 0.44” (11.3mm) thick phone that lacks keys and is operated through 3.5 inches large 320x480 pixels touch display and Apple’s patented “Multi-finger gestures” technology which reminds of the way the iPod’s scroll wheel is used, but is done in more sophisticated way with a few fingers over the display. Another interesting feature is the accelerometer - a sensor that will change the orientation of the display, depending on the way the device is held. The iPhone is a Smartphone – it runs on mobile version of MAC OS X and alone should bring an unique user experience. Initially, small programs called widgets will become available for upload ont he iPhone.

When it comes to specifications, it is capable of global roaming quad-band GSM with EDGE data and supports WiFi and Bluetooth v2.0. One of its greatest drawback will be the slow data - it lacks 3G. A 2-megapixel camera is situated on its back, which is also not cutting-edge technology by todays standards.

The software title list includes Google Maps and support for mobile Email, with Yahoo! Push email support, which works similar to BlackBerry push email. The phone is multitasking device, and you can listen to your music while downloading email in the background. Apple use the slogan "Touch your music", as the touch displays gives rather unique way of searching through your music library, by switching the albums through their covers.

The navigation is acccomplished through the phone's display, and on its front it has only a single Home button, that brings you to the home screen. The left side houses a ring/silent switcher, and volume control keys. As a music phone, the iPhone has 3.5mm stereo jack for pluging your headphones, and on the bottom it also has iPod's standard connector, which will probably make it usable with most iPod-designed accessories, like the Hi-Fi for example.

As this is an iPod phone, it will be available in two versions with 4 or with 8 GB of integrated memory, which will be respectively $499 or $599 with 2-years contract with Cingular, which will exclusively offer the phone, starting in June. Later in the year, it will also be available in Europe.

Apple iPhone Specifications

Source: Apple



1. Davi unregistered

Well well... what can I say ... when I buy it...

2. Sayem unregistered

Very nice phone....But will miss the keypad. Should come with more megapixel camera.

3. casey unregistered

i want this phone but i got sprint damn you apple for going with cingular

4. SARAI unregistered


5. KEvin unregistered

I was looking around for information on the price, and WITH! a 2 yr agreement it is going to be 799. :(

6. Me unregistered

go check the review on

7. Chris unregistered

Why Cingular? This phone is built for data, and cingular data is so slow its ridiculous thank god they only have exclusive rights for 6 months then maybe they will go with sprint for the fastest data speeds out and then it will be a real deviceso just wait 6 months after its release and you will be good.

8. Veri Son unregistered

Uhm check the stats Sprint's "Data Speeds" (I quote them because they shouldn't even be considered fast) are tons sloer than Verizon's. Hopefully they'll drop it on this CDMA network so the phone can meet it's potential. The IPhone will have 2 different versions, 4 gig and 8 gig, and it's not 799 for either.

9. CivicSi89

Posts: 349; Member since: Jul 23, 2011

And here we are.... years later..... someone should have stopped this.

10. Donbenie

Posts: 263; Member since: Aug 04, 2013


11. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

I'm from 2022, and Apple is dead.. Sorry! They thought they could stay the king forever without being innovative... Just like Nokia, but fortunately Nokia is back and much stronger now!

12. sumphatsmack

Posts: 29; Member since: Aug 10, 2017

We will see John, we will see

13. theunspoken

Posts: 310; Member since: Jul 06, 2017

Hi from 2018

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