Apple CEO Steve Jobs is on stage now at the annual WWDC 2010 Conference and he’s announcing some pretty good stats to kick things off. He states that there are over 225,000 apps currently available in App Store. A whopping 15,000 apps are submitted every week and 95% are approved within 7 days. In addition, Jobs says that the App Store has seen over 5 billion downloads and has paid out over $1 billion to App developers, says “It’s hard to remember what it was like before the iPhone”.
Declares next iPhone as “iPhone 4″: 3.5” display (resolution 960×640) and another feature is that it’s powered by Apple A4 chip, apparently a better battery life: 40% more talk time (7 hours) with 300 hours of standby time. 10 hours of watching videos and 40 hours of listening to music, 6 hours of 3G browsing and 10 hours of WiFi browsing.
New camera: 5x digital zoom, tap to focus and LED flash, video calling (only via WiFi this year), Record HD videos, edit and one-click sharing from the iPhone. Also the introduction of the new name for iPhone OS is now called “iOS 4″… has multitasking. Also, built into iOS4 is Apple’s online advertising solution called “iAds”… you’ll see these starting on July 1st (they already have $60m committed from advertisers for the 2nd half of this year).
The iPhone 4 will come in 2 colours: Black and White. AT&T selling this for a 2 year contract at $199 for 16GB model and $299 for 32GB model. “Pre-orders start a week from tomorrow. And we’re shipping in 5 countries. In July we’re shipping in 18 more.” First few countries are United States, France, Germany, United Kingdom and Japan… Canada has been confirmed for a sometime in July date.
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