The advantages and disadvantages of iPhone 4
Advantages of iPhone 4
iPhone 4 which is the 4th generation iPhone has an all new look , new feel and plenty of new skill , We already caught a glimpse of the iOS4 But there’s much more such as a 1GHz chip , two cameras , HD video and of course the Retina display and the highest-res screen we have seen so far on a GSM phone .
iPhone 4 has a capacitive touchscreen , the screen type is LED-backlit IPS TFT, 16M colors with size 640×960 pixels , 3.5 inches , It has scratch-resistant oleophobic surface , It has multi-touch input method , It has accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate , It has three-axis gyro sensor , And it has proximity sensor for auto turn-off .
One of the new iPhone 4 features is the reduced size SIM slot due to the compact size of iPhone 4 , iPhone 4 uses a micro SIM card which is smaller than the regular iPhone SIM card .
iPhone 4 has full Connectivity , and large internal memory , Its memory has internal 16 GB storage , 512 MB RAM , And it is not external , iPhone 4 is 115.2×58.6×9.3 mm , and it is 137 g .
iPhone 4 has quad-band GSM and quad-band 3G support with 7.2 Mbps HSDPA and 5.76 Mbps HSUPA , It has scratch-resistant glass front and rear with fingerprint-resistant coating .
iPhone 4 has 5 MP autofocus camera with LED flash and touch focus , It has 720p video recording at 30fps , iPhone 4 is built in flash which is great for shooting video in dark areas , It has Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n , And it has GPS with A-GPS connectivity with digital compass .
iPhone 4 has standard 3.5 mm audio jack , stereo Bluetooth v2.1 , It has excellent audio output quality , It has slim waistline at only 9.3mm , It has secondary front-facing camera , It has some degree of multitasking and rich AppStore , It has active noise cancellation with a dedicated secondary microphone .
The front facing camera is a cool iPhone 4 feature , It allows you to take a picture or a video of your self , It is an interesting iPhone 4 features that with the use of FaceTime or other third party applications .
iPhone 4 features , multitasking with iOS 4 task switcherMusic applications like Last FM , Pandora , or other iPhone audio applications will continue playing music when you tap the home button , The music will stay playing in the background while you can open another application like iPhone safari , or iPhone mail .
The iPhone 4 battery is bigger than iPhone 3GS which makes it last longer , The battery life is a great iPhone 4 feature , Its battery is Li-Po 1420mAh , You can stream video , watch TV shows , make phone calls and listen to music .
The retina display is simply amazing and is the best iPhone 4 feature , You will not stop looking at the screen , You can read the smallest text in a website , And if you can’t read it , you can simply use a magnifying glass , The text are so clear and fine that it is almost like reading from a printed magazine .
With iPhone 4 and iOS 4 , You will have the ability to turn the volume up or down from your iPhone 4 itself , This is helpful when you have an iPhone Bluetooth headset connected where you can’t reach the volume buttons on the headset , You can control the volume of any connected iPhone bluetooth speaker or headsets .
iPhone video chat with other video chatting applications like Skype , Yahoo Messenger , Tango are available in the App Store , They allow video chatting over 3G , you can video chat with friends who are using Android phones or even , Mac or PC , You can use the front facing camera to take a still picture or video , The front camera picture quality is not as high as the rear 5 Mega Pixel camera .
The flash is one of the best iPhone 4 features , It makes iPhone 4 camera usable in almost any light condition , You can take the picture in a completely dark room with no lights and using only iPhone 4 flash .
You can display your recorded HD video from your iPhone 4 to your HDTV wirelessely using Air Play if you have iOS 4.3 , The video quality using any of those methods is impressive on a big TV .
Disadvantages of iPhone 4
Deleted message can return to iPhone 4 , According to iPhone 4 users who has been deleted text messages , Anyone can resurrection the deleted message through the special search function , This is really not safe because it can not protect the privacy of iPhone 4 users .
iPhone 4 has serious deflected pictures , The pictures that is taken by iPhone 4 are not good , where the color is very far away from the original object , For example , purple turns to deep blue .
iPhone 4 has limited MMS capability , The Multimedia Messaging Service is really limitted , May be iPhone 4 users have experienced , It has fake multitask , When return to a bakground app , the process is returen but the information will be lost , the software will not be able to back to restore state .
iPhone 4 is expensive compared to other phones , The price is beyond many people’s budget , The camera of iPhone 4 is megapixels which is not enough , iPhone 4 ships a 5MP camera is not enough , It needs improvement as other new phones in the industry keep coming with better pixels .
iPhone 4 has no hardware shutter key for the camera , It has no FM radio , It has no stereo speakers , It has no microSD card slot , It has no smart dialing , It has poor loudspeaker performance , and it depends on iTunes for loading multimedia content .
The hardware design of iPhone 4 is prone to reception issues , It has MicroSIM card support only , there is no Flash support in the web browser , iPhone 4 has no no file transfer over Bluetooth or USB Mass Storage mode , It has no true multitasking for all applications , FaceTime video calls work only over Wi-Fi MicroSIM card support only .