The new Apple iPhone has become the new rage, but there are a lot of people scratching their heads as to how these smartphones work with other operating systems, their battery strength/substitute, etc. Here are some shared facts relating to the iPhone to help you determine whether this is the phone for you.
Microsoft Window Compatibility: The iPhone will work with Windows XP Home or specialized (SP2) and Windows Vista.
International Capability: The iPhone is truly a quad-band GSM phone and will work anywhere in the world where GSM coverage is obtainable. However, international roaming and dialing must be enabled by AT&T.
The iPhone and email systems: The iPhone supports both POP3 and IMAP and works with most of the popular email sets such as Yahoo! Mail, AOL, .Mac Mail and Google Gmail.
Charging the iPhone: A USB 2.0 cable that is included with the iPhone charges the phone while it is connected to your computer or to a USB strength Adapter (included in addition) Generally, the iPhone has 8 hours of talk time, 7 hours of video playback. 6 hours of Internet use and around 24 hours of audio playback if fully charged at original capacity. The phone also boasts up to 250 hours of standby time.
Battery substitute: The battery in the iPhone was designed to retain up to 80% of its original capacity after 400 complete charge/release cycles. Battery substitute will not be needed until it can no longer keep up a sufficient charge to fit your needs.
Viewing Web Sites: The iPhone includes the Safari web browser and allows you to visit web sites in the same manner as you would on your personal computer.
Internet Access: If you are not able to acquire a Wi-Fi connection, you will nevertheless be able to access the Internet using AT&T’s Edge data network.