In case you didn't hear the news yet, you might be wondering what is all the fuss about the iPhone 5. Here are the new features then:
– Bigger Screen
iPhone 5 now has a larger screen, which is not wider than the previous iPhones, with a resolution of 1136×640 and an aspect ratio that extends to 16:9.
– LTE technology
LTE technology is getting popular latel y and iPhone 5 will be the first iPhone that will have it integrated. It will work on Verizon, Sprint, AT&T and in other countries throughout the world. Moreover, there wil be different models of iPhones, according to the LTE bands.
– iPhone gets thinner
iPhone 5 will be thinner than the previous iPhones, being just 7.6 mm thin, which makes it 18% thinner than iPhone 4S.
– A6 Chip
A6 chip is proud to be faster than A5 chip, with 50% better performance in graphics, 22% smaller and what's more important, less battery consuming.
– Smaller Connector
The connector we all knew about iPhones has just changed. iPhone 5 has a smaller lighning connector, which makes previous handsets useless, although there will be compatible devices, too.
Earphones are changing, too, with the new EarPods having a much better design, deeper bass, fitting to every ear and every music taste.
– Better Camera
Camera is also improved, with the rear iSight remaining at 8 MP, although there is ow a built-in panorama mode that can merge photos into one of 28 MP.
– Siri is improved
Siri is more mature on iPhone 5, being able to launch apps, post tweets, Facebook updates and also understand sports scores.
When can I buy it?
iPhone 5 is expected on September 21 in USA, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore. It will be available by the end of the year to more than 100 countries.
How much will it cost?
It is priced at $199 for 16GB (2-year contract), 299$ for 32GB and 399$ for 64GB.