Apple releases iPhone 5 details
Apple has just released details on its latest smartphone, the iPhone 5. Many rumors about the phone already appeared on the internet and most of them seem to be true. This is new for Apple as it usually kept its products pretty secret until launch. The phone is 7.6mm thick and 112 grams, making it 18% thinner and 20% lighter.
It has a 4″ Retina screen with a resolution of 1136×640. Also the used CPU, the A6, is smaller. It should be 22% smaller than the previous CPU used in the iPhone 4S, but also more energy efficient. It also has a new image processor which should reduce noise and have better color matching.
The iPhone 5 runs on iOS6 which comes with a new maps application, and like Google Chrome, allows you to share tabs from your desktop to your phone. Of course Apple’s personal assistant Siri received an update. According to Apple, iOS6 is “the most advanced operating system in any mobile device”.
Like most new (or upcoming) smartphones, the iPhone 5 is truly 4G as it supports LTE (up to 100 Mbps downloads), but it can also connect to (your) Wifi networks using 802.11.a/b/g. The camera in the phone is pretty much the same 8 MP as in the 4S, but only a bit smaller, supports panorama shots and 1080p video. The front facing camera has a 720p resolution.
The phone has a new connector called Lightning, replacing the 9 year old Ipod connector. Apple is working with accessory manufacturers to create adapters to be able to continue to use your old docking stations and other accessories. It comes in two colors, a black or white front.
10 Comments on Apple releases iPhone 5 details
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- Posted on: 13 Sep 12 07:43
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- Posted on: 13 Sep 12 11:23
We have got four LTE network operators using three different frequency ranges. This iPhone can only use one of these network ranges which is currently used by only one network operator.
But then, I don't care much about Apple products anyway
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- Posted on: 13 Sep 12 16:23
|Playing catch up to Android I think..|
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- Posted on: 14 Sep 12 03:51
Which one of these would be the meaning of smart phone
Characterized by sharp quick thought; bright
Energetic or quick in movement
Canny and shrewd in dealings with others:
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- Posted on: 14 Sep 12 08:25
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- Posted on: 14 Sep 12 09:29
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- Posted on: 14 Sep 12 15:58
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- Posted on: 14 Sep 12 17:32
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- Posted on: 18 Sep 12 06:34
now I know why they fight against the Samsung Galaxy S2. It looks much more like the S2 than the 4(s) does. IMHO
This is why I also believe they head hunted Samsung directly, they realzied that their "NEW" iphone was really just a copy. You'd think they go out of their way to be creative and come up with something new.
On another note, an observation when on forums/blogs. Have you noticed that tech forums where memebers are more tech savy (such as this one) are more prone to be anti-iphone. No suprise here, just stating the obvious.
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