Tunes, Calls, Internet: Apple Unveils iPhone
January 9, 2007 at 6:41 AM (PT)
APPLE has officially announced the release of the iPHONE, the long-awaited device that includes widescreen video, a touch screen with patented typing system, iTUNES capability, Internet access, and 4GB or 8GB of storage. At MACWORLD, STEVE JOBS said that the phone runs OS X on the GSM cell phone system and is available for $499 (4GB version) or $599. (8GB) with a two-year contract through CINGULAR WIRELESS. The phone will ship in JUNE in the UNITED STATES.
Also announced in JOBS' keynote is the previously previewed set-top box, APPLE TV, which will stream content from computers to TVs and is priced at $299, with orders being taken immediately for FEBRUARY release.