WWDC 2008: iPhone 2 announced by Steve Jobs – it has 3G internet, GPS, flush headphone jack…

iPhone, Mobile phones

Steve Jobs just announced the news everyone has been craving since before the first iPhone was even announced – the second generation iPhone will have 3G internet connectivity. My ears hurt with the ringing of everyone clapping at the news at WWDC.

In addition to that major feature, the phone will contain “a flush headphone jack”, with “solid metal buttons, the same gorgeous 3.5″ display, and camera”.

The back of the iPhone is no longer silver, it’s black, and “thinner at the edges, full plastic back”.

In addition to the aforementioned hardware specs, it also features inbuilt GPS, and an extended battery life, of 300 hours on standby, 3G talk time of five hours, and 5-6 hours of browsing. You can now watch video for seven hours, and listen to audio for 24 hours.


Katherine Hannaford
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