Apple has finally unveiled its much awaited thinnest and lightest Smartphone, iPhone 5. Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, Philip Schiller said at the launch, “iPhone 5 is the most beautiful consumer device that we’ve ever created. We’ve packed an amazing amount of innovation and advanced technology into a thin and light, jewel-like device with a stunning 4-inch Retina display, blazing fast A6 chip, ultrafast wireless, even longer battery life; and we think customers are going to love it.”
This Smartphone is completely redesigned and has got some amazing features. Let’s have a look at them.
It exhibits a slim design with all-new 7.6 mm anodized aluminum body. The diamond cut chamfered edges and glass inlays makes it truly adorable. It comes in white & silver or black & slate color options.
The new 4-inch Retina display is amazing. You can view a taller screen and you can easily tap, type and scroll. It delivers more pixels and you can enjoy widescreen HD videos.
Ultrafast Wireless Connectivity
Connectivity is now even faster on the new iPhone 5 as it supports ultra fast wireless standards including LTE and DC-HSDPA. It also features dual-band 802.11n Wi-Fi support for a wireless experience up to 150 Mbps. So, you can enjoy a speedy browsing, downloading, streaming and web searching.
It is equipped with 8 megapixel iSight camera that gives an incredible optical performance. This camera features a thinner and more durable sapphire crystal lens cover and give you crystal clear photos. The new panorama feature can capture images up to 28 megapixels. There is also a new video feature that not only improves stabilization but its video face detection feature lets you capture up to 10 faces. The FaceTime HD front facing camera is good for self portraits and recording 720p HD videos that let you share photos with family and friends via iCloud’s Shared Photo Streams.
New Lightning connector
A new Lightning connector comes with this Smartphone that is smaller, smarter and more durable. This all-digital connector features an adaptive interface that allows you to directly connect it to your accessories. It also comes with a Lightning-to-30-pin Adapter to connect iPhone 5 to 30-pin accessories.
Improved Audio Features
The audio features have been improved. They include a new beam-forming and directional microphone system for higher quality sound. The new noise canceling technology fades away the background noise. The new Apple EarPods are added to give you an acoustic sound experience. Wideband audio will also be soon available by over 20 carriers worldwide.
It is capable of giving an outstanding performance as it is powered by all-new A6 chip that enhances its efficiency. The battery life is great and you can launch apps, load web pages and download email attachments at a speedy rate.
iPhone 5 runs on the the world’s most advanced mobile operating system iOS6 with over 200 new user features. They include Maps apps, turn-by-turn navigation, Flyover view, Facebook integration for Contacts and Calendar, new Siri features , Passbook and Siri and Facebook-enabled apps like Photos and Safari.
Pricing and Availability
It will be available in the US for a suggested retail price of $199 (US) for the 16GB model, $299 (US) for the 32GB model and $399 (US) for the 64GB model. You can also get it from the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com), Apple’s retail stores, and through AT&T, Sprint, Verizon Wireless and select Apple Authorized Resellers. Customers from the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and the UK can pre-order it on Friday, September 14. However, they can get it on Friday, September 21. iOS 6 will be available as a free software update on Wednesday, September 19.
Enjoy!! As the new iPhone 5 can soon be in your hands.