With a great icing on the cake, the new iPhone 5 has been released by Apple which boasts of faster speed and a panoramic screen. In fact, the new Smartphone has come equipped with thinner model, improved resolution, innovative form factor, reduced power consumption and excellent web surfing speed. You should be thankful to LTE 4G which has really improved the phone capabilities. Lightning is the new and smaller dock connector for this pleasing handset.
Physical specifications – design
Pretty similar to those previous leaked images and speculations, the new iPhone5 came out with thunder. In unibody-design of aluminum, it boasts of being the thinnest Smartphone on this earth with 0.29 inches thickness; which simply means that it is 18% thinner. It weighs just 112 grams or 3.95 ounces which shows that the new gadget is nearly 20% lighter than the existing iPhone 4S. The model comes in two colors in the name of black and white one. Apple has tried to make this gadget complete in every sense and some of the experts claim that this is the first Smartphone to be made and manufactured with such a higher level of fitting and finish.
The company has tried its best to make the screen competitive and panoramic. Its display will be working with full sRGB capabilities thus; offering you an improved saturation by 44% as compared to the current iPhone. At the same time, the display size has also been increased to 4 inches with an aspect ratio of 16:9. It has got an in-built touch screen sensor. Apple has tried to design the best Smartphone in the name of iPhone 5 and it has collaborated double duties for the pixels. The new phone will not comprise of two different layers – one for the pixels and the other for the touch sensors. Rather than this configuration, the pixels itself will accomplish dual duties of displaying the image and acting as the top quality touch-screen electrodes. This is the special feature which has contributed to the light weight and thinness of this gadget. Image quality has got much improved and it is possible the lone mobile phone with such advanced and innovative concept in the display.
Although the camera pixels have been kept at the same limit of 8 MP but there are certain up gradations in the video and photo qualities. iPhone 5 will present you will a lot of new features and capabilities such as a back mic, face detection of 10 persons, shooting ability of 28 MP panoramic shots and video stabilization feature at the same time. Nonetheless, this Smartphone will also allow you to shoot pictures while you are taking video, an innovative feature that have already been incorporated in other smartphones such as HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy S III. As per our expectations, you will get a brand new FaceTime HD camera in the front section to enjoy quality video chatting. There are two new modes now in this amazing and upgraded iPhone 5 in the name of sapphire crystal and dynamic low light mode. Equipped with much better aperture of f/2.4, hybrid infrared filter, five-element optics, backside illumination and screen resolution of 3264 into 2448 pixels; the iPhone 5 feels proud to provide you with complete camera package.
Speed and brains
For improved and faster speed, Apple has included the new and faster A6 processor. With this, the users can experience the gaming and web surfing at a lightning fast speed. Apart from it, this new processor is greatly power-efficient which indicates that it will save a lot of power and energy. You will have to charge it less and thus; it will run for a longer period of time as compared to iPhone4S once it has been charged. As per the latest report, it will run faster twice than the current iPhone model in both sections of graphics and CPU. Web pages will load nearly 2.1 times faster with this new A6 processor.
Lightning: Dock Connector
The dock connector has also changed as per the previous speculations and rumors and it has been named Lightning by Apple on the basis of Thunderbolt technology. It has got 8 digital connectors, which will comprise of different signal sender. It is really smaller as compared to the previous 30-pin connector. So, what is the benefit? Well, you will never connect your iPhone wrongly with this new dock connector. It is promisingly having faster speed.
Apple has allowed the users to feel the effect of up gradations in all the audio modules that comprise of ear buds (EarPods), in-built speakers and microphones. Microphones will be present on three sides namely back, front and bottom in order to improve the sound quality of voice calls. There are five magnet transducers in the speaker for rich and clear sound. Wideband audio is supported by the iPhone 5 which indicates that the model will extract more spectrums if available.
According to the company officials, this iPhone 5 will present you with much better battery backup along with faster processor and lightweight. The impressive figures about the battery are that it has been designed to give you standby time of 225 hours; 30 hours for video; Wi-Fi browsing of 10 hours; 8 hours on LTE and 8 hours talk time on 3G.
Release, availability and price
This new Smartphone from Apple, iPhone 5 will be made available to the interested global consumers from September 21, 2012 onwards. The interested buyers can pre-order this model on the current Friday and get it on the next same day on a 2-year contract. This amazing facility is available for the people of US, UK, Canada, France, Japan, Hong Kong, Germany, Australia and Singapore. September 28 will be golden day for other countries not on the above list.
The iPhone 5 will be made available to you at attractive price modules based on contract of 2 years. You will have to cough up $399 for 64 GB, $299 for 32 GB and $199 for 16 GB. The price tag for iPhone4S has been dropped to $99 for 16 GB whereas 8 GB version will be free for the same contract period.