News is the long awaited unveiling of iPhone 3G (as said by Steve) finally materialized at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on 9 June. Before getting into the technical specks involved, you would be glad to know that the phone is twice as fast as half the price. The new iPhone(TM) 3G from Apple sports revolutionary features of iPhone along with 3G networking, which is twice as fast as the first generation iPhone with integrated GPS for extended site based mobile services. The integrated iPhone 2.0 software offers support for Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync and offers access to hundreds of third party applications by now built with the lately released iPhone SDK. It is retailed at $199 for the 8GB model and $299 for the 16GB model in the U.S. and is expected to reach 70 countries during this year.
It will initiate its availability by making to 22 countries i.e. Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and the US. Available in two shades black and white, the phone provides a 10 hours of 2G talk time and 5 hours of 3G talk time with a 24 hours of audio playback.
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