Let the iMagic begin …
- June 18, 2007 8:02 PM |
- By Ian Johnson
by Shirley Connor, CBC News online
With only 11 more sleeps till the iPhone arrives in the U.S., Apple's Steve Jobs is letting us know why it's a "truly magical product."
There are no spells or rabbits emerging from its nine-centimetre screen - but it’s got a great battery.
Monday's announcement touts the capacity of the phone's power pack – eight hours to talk, six hours to surf, seven hours of video watching or 24 hours of audio.
Apple also revealed that plastic is out and glass is in. Optical-quality glass (as seen in crystal balls?) is supposed to reduce scratches and give a clearer view.
The phone-MP3 player-web browser, which works with PCs and Mac computers, goes on sale in the U.S. June 29, with a $499 US price tag on the 4 GB model and $599 US on the 8 GB version.
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