iPhone Is an OSX Computer


I'm reading Jason O'Grady's live blogging of the Jobs keynote. Jobs just introduced the iPhone saying "Today, we're introducing three revolutionary products 1. widescreen iPod with touch controls 2. revoutionary mobile phone 3. breakthrough internet communication device" But it's not three products, it's one: the iPhone. It runs OS X and has a multi-touch, 160dpi wide-screen--no stylus. Jason said he was considering leaving the keynote to go buy one. Connectivity is both EDGE and Wi-Fi; it switches between them seamlessly. It features a full Safari browser and real email. Where do I get one?

Update: You can't get one...until June. This from the Apple iPhone site: This device has not been authorized as required by the rules of the Federal Communications Commission. This device is not, and may not be, offered for sale or lease, or sold or leased, until authorization is obtained.

Using SizeEasy, Engadget has a comparison of the iPhone, the Q, Treo, and Pearl. About the same size as as the Q, slightly bigger, but much skinnier than the Treo.

Here's a c|net video of the iPhone portion of the Keynote.