Expert Review of Apple iPhone 4 16GB Black
Apple iPhone 4 16GB is the fourth edition of the ever so popular phenomenon, which is the iPhone. One of the most celebrated phone in the history of Smartphones, has a sold more devices as a part of the iPhone series than any other device. The iPhone 5 has just sold over 5 million devices in a week and the series has been so popular that even its previous versions have been surviving in the market and still being purchased. The Apple iPhone 4 16GB has a 16 GB storage capacity and is the lowest version of the device in terms of memory capacity with the other two versions featuring 32 GB and 64 GB capacity. The device has a 3.5 inch screen with retina display. The 8 megapixel iSight camera is also more than capable and features one of the best camera's today in the Smartphone department.
User Interface and UI functionality
Apple iPhone 4 16GB comes with a 3.5 inch widescreen muti-touch display screen powered by the retina display technology that allows the user to see all the different colors clearly. The screen works at a resolution of 960 by 640 pixels and at a pixel density of 326 ppi. The screen is further protected by the oleophobic coating on front and back of the device. There is also support for the display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously.
Apple iPhone 4 16GB features tons of multimedia features including the music player that is compatible with various formats including AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF and WAV. The user can listen to the sound of the device through the Apple earphones that comes with a remote and a mic and can be attached to the device with the help of a 3.5 mm jack or through the loudspeakers. The user can also watch videos in the formats H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4 and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640x480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4 and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280x720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format with high quality and comfort.
Pictures and Video quality
The 8 megapixel iSight camera that the Apple iPhone 4 16GB features is one of its greatest strengths as the camera lets the user click wonderful crystal clear pictures. iPhone arguably has the best camera of all the Smartphones and features loads of features like the auto focus facility that lets the user click pictures with precision whereas the LED flash lets the user click bright pictures even when the background is gloomy. There is Face Detection in still images, Tap To Focus features as well. The user can also shoot videos with features like to video stabilization to back it up. To top all this off, there is a VGA camera which is also powered with the video-geotagging and photp geo-tagging facility.
Apple iPhone 4 16GB comes with a formidable Internet support with the user getting to access all the desired websites at a quick pace. The user can download all kinds of desired data including music files, games, images and videos. The user can also download mails and other viewable document formats like .jpg, .tiff, .gif (images); .doc and .docx (Microsoft Word); .htm and .html (web pages); .key (Keynote); .numbers (Numbers); .pages (Pages); .pdf (Preview and Adobe Acrobat); .ppt and .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint); .txt (text); .rtf (rich text format); .vcf (contact information); .xls and .xlsx (Microsoft Excel). The device further provides integration with FaceBook and Twitter.
Internal and External Memory
The 16 GB storage capacity is the lowest memory capacity that the device offers with 32 GB and 64 GB being its other two variations. The user can store lots of data but in case the memory is not enough, the user cannot expand the memory of the device any further because just like always Apple does not provide any memory expandability feature as there is no provision for a microSD card slot. Still, Apple iPhone 4 16GB is formidable in terms of memory as well.
Applications and Gaming
Apple iPhone 4 16GB gives the user access to plenty of games and applications with the device featuring plenty of games and apps that are pre-installed along with the fact that he or she can download many more as and when required from the iStore that offers tons of choices to choose from.
Apple iPhone 4 16GB runs on the standard lithium ion battery that makes sure that the user can operate on the device for a long time without being interrupted in the middle. The user then gets a talk time of up to 8 hours on 3G along with up to 14 hours on 2G. Standby time of up to 200 hours is provided while the user can access the web for up to 6 hours on 3G and up to 9 hours through Wi-Fi. Up to 10 hours of video can played non-stop along with up to 40 hours of non-stop music.
Various data connectivity features offered by Apple iPhone 4 16GB includes a very fast Wi-Fi that lets the user access the web from any remote location while the bluetooth 4.0 technology makes sure that the user can exchange data with other devices which may include songs, games, images and videos. There is a assisted GPS and GLONASS technology as well.
Apple iPhone 4 16GB when compared to Apple iPhone 5 has a inferior operating system with the former featuring iOS 4 as compared to iOS 6 by the latter. The Apple iPhone 4 16GB comes with micro SIM facility as compared to the nano SIM offered by Apple iPhone 5.