Finally the much awaited Apple’s iPhone 5 is unveiled by the Apple today, stopping all the rumors over the web. In past few days and months, there was a lot of hype about its release, design and many other specifications and features related to it. The new Apple iPhone 5 is thinnest, fastest and lightest iPhone ever, but still few of Apple’s fans and Customers are not satisfied with its features, as they were expecting for few more features and different look. Let us have a look at the complete features and specifications of Apple’s iPhone 5 in detail.
Design and Display of iPhone 5
This time, Apple has came with a large screen display of 4-inch in its iPhone 5. The device has a resolution of 1136 X 640 pixels, with a pixel density of 326 ppi. In spite of bigger screen size, the Apple’s new iPhone 5 is thinner and lighter than its predecessors, having dimensions of 123.8 X 58.6 X 7.6 mm and weighing 112gms. The reason for its lightness is that, iPhone 5 is made up of Aluminium and glass, who makes it 18% thinner and 20% lighter than iPhone 4S.
The device is featured with Retina display and sports a fingerprint-resistant oleo phobic coating on screen. The screen of the iPhone 5 comes with 800:1 contrast ratio and 500 cd/m2 max brightness. The device also has support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously.
Processor of iPhone 5
In iPhone 5, Apple has upgraded its processor. The iPhone 5 is powered by the A6 chipset processor which has two times more faster CPU and Graphics than its previous version i.e. iPhone 4S. The new, A6 chipsets are 22% smaller than the A5 chipsets. Though, it is still not clear that, whether iPhone 5 is powered by a quad-core CPU and quad-core GPU or it has just a dual-core CPU with a quad-core GPU, as Apple has not revealed much details about the same. But, one thing is sure that, these new chipsets will surely offer a better performance and excellent experience to the users of iPhone 5.
Camera Quality of iPhone 5
The new iPhone 5 sports a 8 Mega Pixel isight camera which can record HD videos (1080p) up to 30 frames per second and captures images up to 3264 X 2448 resolution. The front facing Facetime camera can record HD videos up to 720p with backside illumination, up to 30 frames per second. The camera of iPhone 5 is featured with LED flash along with many other impressive features including Face detection in video or still images, improved video stabilization, photo and video geotagging, tap to focus video or still image, etc,.
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Software on iPhone 5
The iPhone 5 runs on iOS 6 operating system, which will be launched officially by Apple on 19th of September. The iOS 6 is still not released, so people are not familiar with it and it will surely provide a new user interface in the new iPhone 5 , as iPhone 5 is the first device which runs on iOS 6 from Apple family.
Connectivity Options on iPhone 5
The iphone 5 provides connectivity in a number ways. It supports or we can say runs on following bands:
Cellular and wireless:
- GSM model A1428*: UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 4 and 17)
- CDMA model A1429*: CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B (800, 1900, 2100 MHz); UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 13, 25)
- GSM model A1429*: UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5)
The device also supports 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi (802.11n 2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology, Assisted GPS and GLONASS, Digital compass, Wi-Fi, USB support as a connectivity option.
Power and Battery Life
The iPhone 5 has a built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery which offers a talk time of up to 8 hours in 3G network and 225 hours of standby time. The iPhone 5 has feature to charge the device via USB to PC system or power adapter. The phone provides long battery life even while surfing the web, it easily lasts up to 8 hours on 3G, 8 hours on LTE and up to 10 hours on Wi-fi while accessing the internet continuously. The device has a video play back of up to 10 hours and audio playback up to 40 hours.
Environmental Conditions for Working of iPhone 5
The Apple’s iPhone 5 can run and work comfortably on abient operating temperature ranging from 32°F to 95° F i.e. (0° to 35° C) and has a non operating temperature of ?4°F to 113° F i.e. (?20° to 45° C). The maximum altitude at which the device can work is 10,000 feet i.e., 3,000m.
Languages Supported by iPhone 5
The new iPhone 5 supports a huge list of languages which are as under-
English (U.S.), English (UK), Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Arabic, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
English (U.S.), English (UK), Chinese – Simplified (Handwriting, Pinyin, Stroke), Chinese – Traditional (Handwriting, Pinyin, Zhuyin, Cangjie, Stroke), French, French (Canadian), French (Switzerland), German (Germany), German (Switzerland), Italian, Japanese (Romaji, Kana), Korean, Spanish, Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cherokee, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Emoji, Estonian, Finnish, Flemish, Greek, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic/Latin), Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Tibetan, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Dictionary Support (enables predictive text and autocorrect)
English (U.S.), English (UK), Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, French (Canadian), French (Switzerland), German, Italian, Japanese (Romaji, Kana), Korean, Spanish, Arabic, Catalan, Cherokee, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Flemish, Greek, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
English (U.S., UK, Canada, Australia), Spanish (U.S., Mexico, Spain), French (France, Canada, Switzerland), German (Germany, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Mainland China, Taiwan), Cantonese (Hong Kong).
Price, Availability and Pre-booking of iPhone 5
The new iPhone 5 is available in three versions whose price vary from $199 to $399. The price of Apple’s sixth generation iPhone is $199 for 16GB model, $299 for 32GB model and $399 for 64 GB model. The iPhone 5 will be available on market in two colors – black and white, whose pre booking is going to be started from 14th of this month.