As expected, Apple has finally announced its next Generation Smartphone, and yes, it’s called the iPhone 5.
The device is made of aluminum and glass and all of the buttons are in the same places. iPhone 5 is 18% thinner and 20% lighter than the iPhone 4S at 112 grams and it is the world’s thinnest smartphone, according to Apple.
The new 4-inch display is the one of the biggest addition in iPhone 5. The device one again come with “Ratina” display and has the 1135×640 or same 325 pixels per inch and features 16:9 aspect ratio that will able to provice a fifth row of icons.
Phil Schiller, vice president of world-wide marketing, states that the iPhone 5 is “the most beautiful product we have ever made.”
The device also features “Ultrafast” wireless technology with HSPA+, DC-HSDPA support, and off course, LTE. iPhone 5 is the Apple’s first 4G LTE phone and compatible with all high-speed LTE networks of Sprint, AT&T and Verizon.
The new model camera also got an overhaul. It’s 25% smaller but has the same as in the previous version, 8 megapixel sensor and much more. The new camera allows you to capture 3264×2448 pixel image. Backside illumination, a five-element lens, and better low-light mode allows users to take better pictures without flash light. Users can also take an advantage to use panoramic shots feature to capture widescreen pictures with built-in software. The new cameras also allow users to capture video. The camera lens will produce 1080p video and face detection for up to 10 people, according to Apple.
Apple also upgraded the device Audio system. The device now has 3 microphones located at Front, Back and Bottom. Speakers now have five magnet transducers (three in the previous iPhone). iPhone 5 comes with an automated noise-canceling earpiece to improve the call quality.
Apple also replaced the old traditional 30-pin dock connector for connecting device with power cables, stereo docking station and other peripherals, with a much smaller jack, known as Lightning. It’s mean the owners of existing iPhone accessories will have to purchase the new docking jack from Apple. They didn’t disclose how much cost users have to pay for the new adapter.
The new iPhone will available on September 21 in United States, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, Singapore and Hong Kong. The price of the new iPhone is similar to its predecessors. The device is available in 3 different storage variations 16GB, 32GB and 64GB, starting at $199. The Price for 16GB is $199, $299 for 32GB and $399 for 64GB models.
Apple is holding the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S in its group. The iPhone 4 (8GB) is now free with a contract, and the iPhone 4S (16GB) costs $99 and iPhone 3GS appears to be discontinued.
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