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The iPhone 4 (CDMA/Verizon/Sprint) is similar to the previously introduced iPhone 4, apart from support for CDMA (EV-DO Rev. A, 800 MHz, 1900 MHz) rather than GSM. Although, it also has no SIM card slot, a revised antenna and button placement and support for a new 3G "Personal Hotspot" capability that makes it possible to use the iPhone to connect up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices.
Like the GSM-equipped iPhone 4, the iPhone 4 (CDMA/Verizon/Sprint) model has an all stainless steel body design with an ultra high-density 3.5-inch, IPS, LED-backlit 960x640 326 ppi multi-touch "retina" display, mobile and data antennas integrated in the "metal band" that wraps around the sides of the phone, and a chemically hardened "aluminosilcate" glass front over both the display and a black or white frame and the chemically hardened black glass back as well (the black version was unveiled on January 11, 2011 and the the white version shipped on April 28, 2011). Both the front and back have an "oleophobic" oil repellent coating, too.
It has dual cameras -- a 5 megapixel HD video/still camera (720p at 30 FPS) with a "backside illuminated sensor," a 5X digital zoom, and an LED flash on the rear and a VGA quality video/still camera on the front designed for video conferencing over a Wi-Fi network with Apple's included "FaceTime" application. It has dual noise-cancelling microphones as well.
It is powered by an "Apple A4" processor of unspecified speed, has 512 MB of RAM, and has 8 GB, 16 GB or 32 GB of internal storage (8 GB model introduced October 4, 2011). In addition to CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800 MHz, 900 MHz), 802.11g/n and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR are supported as well.
The iPhone 4 models also include a digital compass, A-GPS, an accelerometer, and a 3-axis gyroscope additional 3D gaming options.
Apple reports that the CDMA version of the iPhone 4 provides "up to" 40 hours of audio playback, 7 hours of talk time on 3G, 6 hours of Internet use on 3G, 10 hours of Internet use on Wi-Fi, 10 hours of video playback and 300 hours of standby time.
In the US, Verizon originally offered the 16 GB configuration for US$199.99 and the 32 GB configuration for US$299.99, both with a two year contract. On October 4, 2011, Apple introduced a low-end 8 GB configuration for US$99 with a two-year contract on either Verizon or Sprint.
Finally, on September 12, 2012, Apple dropped the price of the 8 GB iPhone 4 (CDMA) model to US$0 with a two-year contract or US$450 unlocked and contract-free. It was discontinued on September 10, 2013.
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|Introduction Date:||January 11, 2011*||Discontinued Date:||September 10, 2013*|
|Details:||The "Introduction Date" refers to the date a model was introduced via press release. The "Discontinued Date" refers to the date a model either was replaced by a subsequent system or production otherwise ended.
*The iPhone 4 (CDMA/Verizon) model was announced on January 11, 2011, the black version was available for pre-ordering by existing Verizon customers on February 3, 2011, and the black version was available for all starting on February 10, 2011. The white version first shipped on April 28, 2011. On October 4, 2011, Apple introduced a low end 8 GB configuration and discontinued the 16 GB and 32 GB configurations. The final 8 GB configuration was discontinued on September 10, 2013.
Also see: All iPhone models introduced in 2011.
|Processors:||1||Geekbench 2 (32):||372|
|Details:||Geekbench 2 provides 32-bit benchmarks for iOS models. This number is an average of user provided results as submitted to the Geekbench website. Higher numbers are better.
You also might be interested in reviewing all Geekbench 2 user submissions for devices with the iPhone3,3 Model Identifier, which may include multiple models.
To dynamically compare Geekbench 2 results from different iPod touch, iPhone and iPad models side-by-side, please see EveryiPod.com's Ultimate iComparison.
|Geekbench 3 (32):||207||Geekbench 3 (32):||207|
|Details:||These Geekbench 3 benchmarks are in 32-bit mode and are for a single processor core and all processor cores, respectively. Both numbers reflect an average of user provided results as submitted to the Geekbench website. Higher numbers are better.
You also might be interested in reviewing all 32-bit single core and multicore Geekbench 3 user submissions for devices with the iPhone3,3 Model Identifier, which may include multiple models.
To dynamically compare 32-bit Geekbench 3 results from different iPod touch, iPhone and iPad models side-by-side, see Everyi.com's Ultimate iComparison.
|Geekbench 3 (64):||N/A||Geekbench 3 (64):||N/A|
|Details:||The Geekbench 3 benchmark does not support 64-bit mode for this model. Both numbers reflect an average of user provided results as submitted to the Geekbench website. Higher numbers are better.
You also might be interested in reviewing all 64-bit single core and multicore Geekbench 3 user submissions for devices with the iPhone3,3 Model Identifier, which may include multiple models.
To dynamically compare Geekbench 3 results from different iPod touch, iPhone and iPad models side-by-side, see Everyi.com's Ultimate iComparison.
|Processor Speed:||1.0 GHz*||Processor Type:||Apple A4|
|Details:||Like the original iPad, the iPhone 4 models use a custom ARM-based "system on a chip" that Apple refers to as an "Apple A4" processor (S5L8930). It integrates the CPU, graphics, the memory controller, and I/O functions.
*Please note that Apple has not released the clockspeed of this processor. However, multiple third-parties have determined via software analysis that it has a variable speed processor with a maximum clockspeed of 1 GHz and that commonly runs around 750 MHz to 800 MHz.
Also see: How does the iPhone 4 (CDMA) speed compare to the iPhone 4 (GSM)? Which is faster?
|Onboard RAM:||512 MB*||Storage Capacity:||8, 16, 32 GB|
|Details:||*Apple provides no information regarding the RAM used in the iPhone 4, although as first researched by MacRumors, the iPhone 4 models have 512 MB of RAM onboard.|
|Song Capacity:||N/A*||Photo Capacity:||N/A*|
|Details:||*Apple does not provide an official estimate for the number of songs, photos, and videos that the iPhone 4 models can hold, instead opting for just gigabytes.|
|USB Support:||Sync & Charge||Firewire Support:||None|
|Case Type:||Handheld||Form Factor:||iPhone 4 (CDMA)|
|Housing Color:||Black & White*||Controller:||Multi-touch|
|Details:||*Available with either a black or white hardened glass front and back.
The patented "multi-touch" interface allows one to control the functions of the system by dragging one or more fingers across the display.
Also see: How does the iPhone "multi-touch" interface work? Who developed the "multi-touch" interface originally?
|Built-in Display:||3.5" Color||Display Resolution:||960x640 (326 ppi)|
|Details:||The iPhone 4 models have a 3.5" 960 by 640 (326 ppi) "Retina display" (Apple has given the display this name because 326 ppi is said to be beyond the 300 ppi distinguishable by the human eye). It is LED-backlit, uses IPS (In-Plane Switching) technology, has an 800:1 typical contrast ratio and is coated with a fingerprint-resistant "oleophobic" (oil repellent) coating. The back of the phone, which also is made of glass, has an oleophobic coating as well.
In the US, site sponsor Mission Repair offers free diagnosis of hardware problems and 24-hour repairs for cracked displays as well as dead batteries, broken buttons, and more for this iPhone.
For those interested in do-it-yourself repair, Mission Repair sells quality upgrade kits and parts for this iPhone worldwide.
Also see: How do I replace the glass cover, digitizer, and display (LCD screen) on the iPhone 4?
|Standard Wireless:||802.11b/g/n*||Standard Bluetooth:||2.1+EDR|
|Details:||*Apple notes that the iPhone 4 models only support the 2.4 GHz frequency of 802.11n Wi-Fi.
The iPhone 4 (CDMA/Verizon) model also supports CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz).
|Cell Network:||CDMA*||Camera:||5.0 Megapixels**|
|Details:||*The CDMA version of the iPhone 4 supports CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz) networks.
**The iPhone 4 models have dual cameras. The rear camera supports HD video recording (720p up to 30 FPS with audio), and functions as a 5 megapixel still camera as well. It has a "backside illuminated sensor," a 5X digital zoom, and an LED flash too. The front mounted camera, designed to be used for video conferencing in conjunction with Apple's provided "FaceTime" software over a Wi-Fi network, takes VGA quality photos and video up to 30 FPS.
Like its predecessor, the iPhone 3GS, it supports geotagging, autofocus, macro, and white balance support, and a "tap to focus" feature. For "in camera" video editing, Apple has gone a step further and has created an iPhone version of iMovie for US$4.99.
|Battery Type:||Lithium Ion||Battery Life (Music):||40 Hours|
|Details:||Also see: How do I replace the battery in the iPhone 4?|
|Battery Life (Voice):||7-14 Hours*||Standby Time:||300 Hours|
|Details:||*Apple reports that the CDMA version of the iPhone 4 provides "up to" 40 hours of audio playback, 7 hours of talk time on 3G, 6 hours of Internet use on 3G, 10 hours of Internet use on Wi-Fi, 10 hours of video playback and 300 hours of standby time. It does not support voice over a 2G (GSM) network.
Also see: What is the battery life of the iPhone 4 in "real-world" tests?
|Apple Order No:||MC676LL/A*||Apple Subfamily:||iPhone 4 CDMA|
|Details:||*MC676LL/A is the Apple Order Number for the black 16 GB configuration. MC678LL/A is for the black 32 GB configuration. The white 16 GB and 32 GB versions are MC677LL/A and MC679LL/A, respectively. Finally, the 8 GB version introduced October 4, 2011 is MD146LL/A in black and MD200LL/A in white.|
|Apple Model No:||A1349 (EMC 2422)||Model ID:||iPhone3,3|
|Details:||Please note that these identifiers often refer to more than one model, but are unique for this device.
Also see: All iPhones with the A1349 Model Number, the 2422 EMC Number, and the iPhone3,3 Model Identifier.
|Pre-Installed OS:||iOS 4.2.6||Maximum OS:||iOS 7.1.2*|
|Details:||*This model is partially supported by the most recent version of iOS 7. It is not supported by any version of iOS 8.
Also see: Which iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad models fully support iOS 7? For models that "partially" support iOS 7, which features are and are not supported?
|Dimensions:||4.5 x 2.31 x 0.37*||Avg. Weight:||4.8 oz. (137 g)|
|Details:||In inches - height by width by depth (115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm).
*Although numerous third-parties reported that the white version is thicker than the black version, this is an optical illusion and is not correct.
|Mac Support:||Mac OS X 10.5.8*||Windows Support:||Windows XP SP3/Vista/7|
|Details:||Apple originally reported that the CDMA iPhone 4 model is compatible with a "Mac computer with a USB 2.0 port, Mac OS X v10.5.8 or later, and iTunes 10.1 or later." On September 12, 2012, Apple changed this to note support for OS X 10.6.8 or later as well as iTunes 10.7 or later.
It is compatible with a "PC with a USB 2.0 port, Windows 7, Windows Vista; or Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 3 or later, and iTunes 10.1 or later" and iTunes 10.7 or later after September 12, 2012.
|Audio Support:||Apple reports that the iPhone 4 supports "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."|
|Photo Support:||Apple does not formally specify photo formats for the iPhone 4. The Safari web browser, however, supports JPG, GIF, and TIFF images, and the iPod function of the iPhone 4 supports images synchronized from iTunes.|
|Video Support:||Apple reports that the iPhone 4 supports "H.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 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, 640 by 480 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, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format."
On an external display, it supports "1024 by 768 pixels with Dock Connector to VGA Adapter; 576p and 480p with Apple Component AV Cable; 576i and 480i with Apple Composite AV Cable (cables sold separately)."
|Incl. Accessories:||Ships with "Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic, dock connector to USB cable, USB power adapter, [and] documentation."|
|Original Price:||US$199, US$299*||Est. Current Retail:||US$100-US$200|
|Details:||*In the US, Verizon originally sold the 16 GB configuration for US$199.99 and the 32 GB configuration for US$299.99 with a two-year contract. On October 4, 2011, Apple introduced a low-end 8 GB configuration that is available for US$99 subsidized by a two-year contract on either Verizon or Sprint. These options were discontinued on September 12, 2012.
**On September 12, 2012, Apple cut the price of this model to US$0 with a two-year contract and started offering it unlocked and contract-free for US$450.
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Global original prices for the iPhone 4 (CDMA/Verizon/Sprint) in 24 different countries and territories follow; organized alphabetically by region. Please note that prices with an asterisk (*) are bound by carrier contractual obligations.
For global original prices for all iPod, iPhone, and iPad models in one particular country on a single page, please refer to Everyi.com's Global Original Prices section.
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Original Prices - North America
|Canada:||N/A||United States:||US$199, US$299*|
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