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 1,136640 3.5‑inch IPS 960640
Pix­el Density 326 ppi 326 ppi
Stor­age 16GB / 32GB64GB 16GB / 32GB64GB
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: GSMLTE
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
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