iPhone OS 4.0 Expected Features

Apple recently launched the iPad in the US and now they have announced an press event in which they are going to preview the “the future of iPhone OS”. Apple will preview the iPhone OS 4.0 at the event which will start within few hours. If you are excited to know whats new in the iPhone OS 4.0, then check out the complete list of expected features below.


The new iPhone OS may come with the multitasking feature, that will enable the users to to run more than one third-party application at a given time. With the help of multitasking, you will be able to surf the web as well as listen to your favorite tracks at the same time.

Higher Resolution:

We have already seen the display of iPhone 4G in the leaked video. It is believed that the iPhone 4G will come with the same IPS display which have been used for the iPad. Hence, it is expected that the iPhone OS 4.0 will have a higher resolution of 960 x 640 pixels.

New Homescreen UI:

We are expecting some amazing changes in the homescreen UI . The homescreen UI will be more useful and efficient. It is even rumored that the new OS will allow us to add specific contact names as icons on the iPhone’s home screen.

Support For Secondary Camera:

The iPhone 4G is expected to come with a 5 megapixel camera and the rumored front facing camera. Hence, the OS 4.0 will have support for the secondary camera similar to iChat on a Mac.

Universal Inbox:

It may also come with an universal inbox that will allow us to get mails from all your accounts at a same place. This feature is quite useful and will save some valuable time of the iPhone users. Apple may also include the copy and paste feature in this OS.

Enhanced Voice Features:

The voice control in iPhone is limited as compared to that of Android 2.1 devices. The new feature will allow us to create a new message, search the web or even compose an email just by speaking.

The Apple event will start within few hours. Lets hope all our wishes are fulfilled in the new iPhone OS 4.0. Let us know your views in the comments.

Author: Omkar Dutta

Omkar Dutta is a 19yrs old Technology Blogger from Mumbai, India. He is currently studying Bachelor of Management Studies. He loves to check out latest software, mobile phones and web services. Currently he writes for Fone Arena,Techie Buzz and Tech PP. You can follow him on Twitter @0mkarr