After days of speculations and anticipation the most awaited gadget of the year is finally ready to rock n roll. Here is Apple iPhone 5, the world was consistently having an eye on the press conference event today at San Franscisco and Apple’s Phill Schiller finally wrapped off the curtains from there first 4G LTE flagship smartphone. The specs are almost the same as in the leaked report.
Apple iPhone 5 sports a 4.0-inch retina display which boasts a resolution of 1136 x 640 p with pixel density of 326 ppi. The phone has been designed and manufactured completely using Glass and aluminummetal and is 7.6mm thick, weighs nearly 112 gms. When compared with its predecessor, iPhone 4S, it weighs 20% lighter and 18 % thinner than iPhone 5.
Apple’s new product which has been titled as the “most beautiful product it has ever made” said by Phill Schiller, runs on a powerful A6 processor which promises better performance with less powerconsumption, the rear snapper has also been elevated to 8 MP and has better image quality, Low-light mode, Smart filters,Panorama and Spatial noise reduction options available this time. The company said it can click photos 40% more faster than the previous iPhone.
Apple has changed its interface too for iPhone 5, with iOS 6.0 running at the top, it will feature the apps in 5 rows and will have 4 shortcut icons at the bottom. On the connectivity front, it has 4G LTE connectivity which would be available on major carriers including Sprint, Verizon, AT&T. Also, the phone now has enhanced version of Wi-fi 802.11 b/g/n/a which will run in 5 Ghz frequency band making it faster by 5X.
Let’s Sum up the specification sheet for Apple iPhone 5.
- 4.0-inch Retina display (1136 x 640 p)
- Thickness :- 7.6mm
- Weight :- 112 gms
- Operating system – iOS 6.0
- Faster A6 chip processor
- Storage – 16GB/32GB/64GB
- 8 MP camera
- Low-light mode, Smart filters,
- Spatial noise reduction
- FaceTime Front camera for video calling
- Connectivity – Wi-fi 802.11 b/g/n/a, 4G LTE
- 3G, GPS, single radio, 3 microphones
- New 9-pin dock connector
- Siri (Voice recognition app)
The phone is empowered by a powerful battery which offers back-up time of 8 hrs on LTE or 3G browsing, 10 hrs of Wi-fi browsing & video playback, 40 hrs of music playback and 225 hrs of stand-by time.
Price & Availability
The phone will be shipped starting from Sept 19th and you can pre-order the device from Sept 14th . Apple iphone 5 will be available for pre -order in many known countries including , USA, UK , France, HongKong, Japan. The price details are enclosed below :-
- Apple iPhone 5 (16 GB) – $199
- Apple iPhone 5(32 GB) – $299
- Apple iPhone 5 (64 GB) – $399
The release date for iOS 6 has been set to Sept 19th and meanwhile Apple has announced that iPhone 4S would.