iPhone 4 gets plenty of FaceTime at WWDC

Steve Jobs shows off what he calls Apple's biggest leap since the original iPhone.

Steve Jobs opened up the World Wide Developers Conference on Monday with a keynote address to a packed house in San Francisco, where he unveiled Apple's newest iPhone, the iPhone 4. With a new retinal display that boast crisper, clearer images and text, packing four times as many pixels into the same amount of space, a new camera, and FaceTime video calling, Jobs' excitement was clear. He calls this the biggest leap since the original iPhone. See all the images from Monday's event from our live blog here .

Apple CEO Steve Jobs on stage Monday June 7, 2010, in San Francisco for the opening of the 2010 World Wide Developer's Conference.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs on stage Monday June 7, 2010, in San Francisco for the opening of the 2010 World Wide Developer's Conference. James Martin/CNET
Jobs unveiled Apple's newest version of the iPhone, the iPhone 4, which he says is the biggest leap since the original iPhone.
Jobs unveiled Apple's newest version of the iPhone, the iPhone 4, which he says is the biggest leap since the original iPhone. James Martin/CNET
The retinal display fits 614,400 pixels onto a 3.5-inch screen. At 326 pixels per inch, the screen contains four times as many pixels as the current iPhone. Jobs shows a side-by-side comparison of 3GS an iPhone 4 text.
The retinal display fits 614,400 pixels onto a 3.5-inch screen. At 326 pixels per inch, the screen contains four times as many pixels as the current iPhone. Jobs shows a side-by-side comparison of 3GS an iPhone 4 text. James Martin/CNET
Jobs pointed out a few of the features inside the phone, noting the battery is the largest part of the device.
Jobs pointed out a few of the features inside the phone, noting the battery is the largest part of the device. Jsames Martin/CNET
On stage at WWDC, Steve Jobs sits down to give a demo of the new FaceTime video-calling feature.
On stage at WWDC, Steve Jobs sits down to give a demo of the new FaceTime video-calling feature. James Martin/CNET
Demonstrating the new FaceTime video-calling feature.
Demonstrating the new FaceTime video-calling feature. James Martin/CMET

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James Martin is the staff photographer at CNET News, covering the geeks and gadgets of Silicon Valley. When he's not live-blogging the latest product launches from Apple, Google, or Facebook, James can be found exploring NASA, probing robotics labs, and getting behind-the-scenes with some of the Bay Area's most innovative thinkers.

 

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