Apple announced iPhone 5 with A6 SoC, 4-inch display, 7.6mm Thin and LTE

Apple CEO Tim Cook and vice president Phil Schiller have unveiled iPhone 5 at Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco. iPhone 5 has a 4-inch, 326 ppi retina screen comes with 1136 x 640 resolution, it is now a 16:9 aspect ratio, it is the same width of iPhone 4S, but taller.

iPhone 5 black version

It’s body is made of aluminium, it weighs 112 gm and is 20% lighter than the iPhone 4S, and is the thinnest iPhone yet at 7.6 mm thick. The new iPhone supports GPRS, EDGE, EV-DO, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSDPA and LTE, dual-channel Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n. Apple is going to debut iOS 6 with the iPhone 5 and the new OS includes Apple’s own Maps app, an updated version of Siri and lots more. Overall, the new iPhone 5 has been upgraded in almost all aspects.

iPhone 5 processor A6 SoC

The new iPhone 5 has 8 megapixel camera capable of 1080p full HD video recording and aperture of f/2.4, 720p front-facing camera, Both the cameras are with backside illumination. The iPhone 5 comes in white and silver, or black and slate colours, and is available memory variants of 16GB, 32GB and 64GB versions. Apple has introduced a new 8-pin connector for the new iPhone 5, calls it Lightning.

Whats Changed?

Feature iPhone 5 iPhone 4S
Price (on contract) $199 16GB, $299 32GB, $399 64GB $199 16GB, $299 32GB, $399 64GB
Processor Apple A6 Dual-core Apple A5
Memory 1GB (tbc) 1GB (tbc)
Display 4-inch IPS 1,136 x 640 3.5-inch IPS 960 x 640
Pixel Density 326 ppi 326 ppi
Storage 16GB / 32GB / 64GB 16GB / 32GB / 64GB
Primary camera 8 megapixel AF with flash and f/2.4 aperture 8 megapixel AF with flash and f/2.4 aperture
Secondary camera 1.2 megapixel at 30fps VGA at 30fps
Video recording 1080p at 30fps 1080p at 30fps
Cellular GSM Model A1428: GSM / LTE
CDMA Model A1429: CDMA / LTE
GSM Model A1429: GSM / LTE
Hybrid GSM / CDMA "World Phone"
WiFi Dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0 4.0
Orientation Accelerometer, digital compass, gyroscope Accelerometer, digital compass, gyroscope
Navigation A-GPS, GLONASS A-GPS, GLONASS
FaceTime WiFi and Cellular WiFi-only (iOS 5)
SIM standard nanoSIM microSIM
Battery life Up to 8 hours talk time on 3G
Up to 8 hours data on 3G
Up to 8 hours data on LTE
Up to 10 hours data on WiFi
Up to 40 hours audio
Up to 10 hours video
Up to 225 hours on standby
Up to 8 hours talk time on 3G
Up to 14 hours talk time on 2G
Up to 6 hours data on 3G
Up to 9 hours data on WiFi
Up to 40 hours audio
Up to 10 hours video
Up to 200 hours on standby
Weight 112 grams / 3.9 oz 140 grams / 4.9 oz
Dimensions 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6mm 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3mm
Colors Black and Slate / White and Silver Black / White

Details accurate as of launch.

It will be available in the US and 8 other countries on September 21, followed by a few more countries on September 28. Apple will be launching it in 100 countries by the end of this year.

Table Courtesy : engadget

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