Posted January 9, 2007on:
Wowzer. Needless to say, I want one. The only little niggles that I can see so far are the lack of UMTS (3G) and the weird screen resolution (320×480? Huh?). According to Wikipedia, EDGE is apparently being deployed by Orange in this country (and T-Mobile too it seems), so hopefully that will make up for the missing ¼G (apparently EDGE is called a 2.75G technology). Will we miss video calls? Doubt it.
It would also be swell if the thing had a memory card slot for expansion, but I’d be amazed if they put one in because selling you a new one of that thing you just bought seems to be a major part of Apple’s strategy at the moment. It’s also gunna be ridiculously expensive: apparently the $600 tag is with a two year contract.
Despite those problems, today I’m glad that I don’t work at any of the following companies: