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

By | September 13, 2012

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
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.

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