Apple iPhone 4 Review

 
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Basic Specifications
Full model name: Apple iPhone 4
Resolution: 5.00 Megapixels
Sensor size: 1/3.2 inch
(4.5mm x 3.4mm)
Kit Lens: Non-Zoom
3mm
(29mm eq.)
Viewfinder: LCD
Native ISO: 0 - 0
Extended ISO: 80 - 1000
Shutter: 1/15 - 1/1000
Max Aperture: 2.8
Dimensions: 2.3 x 4.5 x 0.4 in.
(59 x 115 x 9 mm)
Weight: 4.8 oz (137 g)
includes batteries
MSRP: $649
Availability: 06/2010
Manufacturer: Apple
Full specs: Apple iPhone 4 specifications

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5.00
Megapixels
1/3.2 inch
size sensor
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iPhone 4 Summary

Apple's iPhone 4 has a good-quality camera module for its size, one that includes a backlit sensor and small autofocus mechanism. Thanks to various applications available for the iPhone 4, it can come in surprisingly handy, and sharing your photos is easier than on most pocket cameras.

Pros

Good image quality at low ISO; Camera's lens focuses via touch interface; Various apps available to customize and share photos; Usable print sizes range from 13x19 inches at ISO 80 to 5x7 at ISO 1,000.

Cons

No optical zoom; Lacks control over ISO and white balance; Color saturation is very high; Reds are soft.

Price and availability

The Apple iPhone 4 is available in the US from AT&T and Verizon from US$199 in its 16GB version, or US$299 for the 32GB version, with a 2-year contract. Both carriers offer white and black models. Unlocked, the iPhone 4 lists at US$649 for 16GB, US$749 for 32GB.

Imaging Resource rating

4.5 out of 5.0

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