As you already know, Apple has unveiled the new iPhone 5 and here is what you need to know about the new phone.
Apple unveiled the new phone at an event in San Francisco. Apple has claimed that the new iPhone 5 is the “world’s thinnest smartphone”. Learn more about the new iPhone 5 by reading our exclusive sum up below.
Weight And Dimension
- The new iPhone 5 is the thinnest smartphone of the world, according to Apple.
- The iPhone 5 measures up to 7.6 mm in thickness
- In terms of thickness, it is 18 percent less than its predecessor, the iPhone 4S
- The weight of the phone is 112 grams
- The weight makes the phone 20 percent lighter than its predecessor, the iPhone 4S.
- In terms of width, the phone is exactly the same as the iPhone 4S
- The iPhone 5 has an elongated display.
- The display screen of the new phone is 4 inches in size.
- As compared to its predecessor, the iPhone 5 is 0.5 inch taller.
- The phone features Retina Display
- On the display front, the iPhone 5 boasts a resolution of 1136 x 640 screen resolution accompanied by a 16:9 aspect ratio.
- The screen also has 326 ppi.
- The iPhone 5 has an 8 megapixel camera boasting a resolution of 3264 x 2448
- The camera supports backside illumination, five-element lens, f/2.4 aperture and hybrid IR filter
- In contrast to the iPhone 4S, the camera of the iPhone 5 is more or less the same. It might be slightly improved
- The iPhone 5 will have three micro phones for better sound
- The iPhone 5 WILL support 4G connectivity
- Apple has confirmed that the iPhone 5 will run on AT&T, Verizon and Sprint’s 4G network.
- Apple did not mention anything about T-Mobile in the list of carriers who’s 4G network the phone will support
- In Canada, the phone will support Rogers, Telus, Fido, Virgin Mobile and Bell’s 4G network
- The new iPhone will come with A6 next generation chip.
- Apple has claimed that the new chip is 2 times faster in terms of performance as compared to the previous A5 chip
- The A6 chip will also enhance graphic processing by 2 folds.
- The 16 GB version of the phone will cost $199
- The 32 GB version of the phone will cost $299
- The 64 GB version of the phone will cost $399
Users can pre-order the iPhone 5 from September 14. The phone will start shipping on September 21. The phone will also become available in over 100 countries globally by the end of 2012.