Apple launches iPhone 5
The much hyped and awaited smartphone iPhone 5 has finally been unveiled by Apple. The all new version of iPhone is the thinnest and lightest iPhone with 7.6mm thick and 112 gms weight as it boasts of being 18% thinner and 20 % lighter than its predecessor iPhone 4S. iPhone 5 is nearly 9 mm taller than iPhone 4S, but it’s the same width. It sports 4” retina display with 1136 x 640 resolution and 326ppi Retina display. It is powered by the all new A6 chip that promises twice the speed in CPU processing and graphic performance (compared to A5 chip) and runs on the latest iOS 6 which is packed with upgraded features to offer faster photo capture and better low light performance. The touch has been integrated into the display to make it thinner and offer less glare in sunlight. iPhone 5 will be compatible for 4G/LTE networks for high speed internet access. The new iPhone will also have a new connector called Lightning. Apple has kept the pricing unchanged i.e. $199 for 16GB. $299 for 32GB, $399 for 64GB under contract pricing in US. On camera front it has 8 mega pixel , a 5-element lens and f/2.4 aperture which has improved video stabilization and can take photos while recording. iPhone 5 battery promises 8 hrs of 3G /LTE browsing and talktime or 10 hrs of browsing on Wi-Fi. Apple app store now boasts of having more than 700,000 mobile apps.
Apple will start the pre-orders from on Friday the 14th Sep and shipping on 21st September in the US, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore and by next month it will cover 20 more countries. The device will be available in more than 100 countries by Dec’12. Apple has also announced that iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, 3GS, new iPad, iPad 2 and iPod touch will be getting iOS 6 from 19th Sep’12.
Apple iPhone 5 : Key features
- Dimensions: 123.8 mm *58.6 mm *7.6 mm
- Weight: 3.95 ounces (112 grams)
- 4-inch (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch display
- New A6 chip
- 1136*640-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
- 8-megapixel iSight camera, LED flash
- Video recording, HD (1080p) up to 30 frames per second with audio
- FaceTime HD camera with 1.2MP photos and HD video (720p) up to 30 frames per second.
- HSPA+ and LTE compatible
- Battery : Talk time: Up to 8 hours on 3G,Standby time: Up to 225 hours,Internet use: Up to 8 hours on 3G, up to 8 hours on LTE, up to 10 hours on Wi-Fi,
- Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
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