Finally, most awaited latest smartphone by apple iPhone 5 has been announced by Apple inc on Sept. 12 at 10am PT, 1pm ET, 1900 CEST or 1800 BST (6pm). If you compare latest iPhone with the old versions, you will find much difference in weight and design. New iPhone is really slim design yet has more space for a larger display and a faster A6 chip. Apple themselves admits that iPhone 5 is thinnest, lightest and fastest iPhone ever.
Iphone 5 has two colors Black/Slate & White/Silver so truly it will have slightly different look than iPhone 4 which has only white and black color.
Weight and Dimensions
During my research of the iPhone i learned everywhere that the new phone is really slim and less weighted. When we compare new iPhone with its predecessor iPhone 4 you will notice the difference in weight as well as height. The height and weight of iPhone 5 is 4.87 inches and 3.95 ounces respectively while that of iPhone 4 is 4.5 inches and 4.9 ounces respectively whereas depth of iPhone 5 remain same as 4.
New iPhone features 4-inch (diagonal) Retina display. You can easily do typing, navigation with the one hand. Although size of new iPhone is increased but the width still remain same as iPhone 4S. It also features 1136-by-640 resolution which comparatively very high than the iPhone 4.
Cellular & wireless features
In cellular and wireless features most of thing remained same as iPhone 4 [GSM/EDGE,UMTS/HSPA, CDMA EV-DO Rev. A2, Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n; 802.11n on 2.4GHz), Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS and GLONA] except DC-HSDPA, Rev and LTE3 included in new iPhone.
Here you go, iPhone 5 will have nanoSim it will not support micro sim either that you used to use with iphone 4. The nano SIM card will be up to 40 percent smaller than previous designs and make phones even thinner than before.
Siri best Intelligent Assistant feature that iPhone offers is also included in the latest version but with little more improvement. You can send messages, set reminders or even ask “Where’s the closest ATM?” same like you ask to real human. Siri will understand what you say and figures out right app to find out right answer for your question.
Camera & Video
There is no any improvement or new feature added to the camera in new iPhone. It holds 8 megapixel iSight camera with features like
- Auto focus
- Tap to focus
- LED flash
- Backside illumination sensor
- Five-element lens
- Face detection
- Hybrid IR filter
It includes Enhanced HD video recording using it you can do upto 1080p HD video recording.
Finally apple worked hard to improve quality of their headphones as many people complained that EarPods never remained in their ear. New headphone comes with Remote and Mic, Storage and travel case.
In new iPhone battery life is also improved. The new phone can offfer Up to 8 hours talktime on 3G. Also Up to 8 hours browsing time on 3G and Up to 10 hours browsing time on Wi-Fi. It can offer upto 225 hours standby time which has been improved by 25 hours compared to the iPhone 4.
The phone is priced at $199 for 16GB, $299 for 32GB, $399 for 64GB in US. iPhone 5 price in India is not available.