After a lot of rumors and a huge number of leaked pictures, finally all the anticipations came to end with the official release of Apple iPhone 5 along with the latest firmware version iOS 6. At first sight you might get disappointed with the design of iPhone 5 because the latest Apple smartphone comes with some minor design changes from its previous models iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S. That means pictures which were leaked as a part of iPhone 5 rumors are not at all different from the original iOS device. Apart from the small change in the design which is thinner and longer than the predecessor model, Apple tries to bring iPhone 5 to the top again with the features and specifications when we compare it with the best rival Samsung Galaxy S III. Let’s have a look at iPhone 5 features and specifications.
Apple iPhone 5 Design, Features & Specifications
Like i said before, the first noticeable change which comes with iPhone 5 is its larger screen. Yes, iPhone 5 has a 4-inch screen which looks not much bigger than iPhone 4S. I can say it’s just perfect for a successor version. iPhone 5 screen features retina display and 1136 x 640 pixel resolution. When comes to the rear part you will definitely feel another change, instead of the previous glass only design of iPhone 4S, iPhone 5 back plate is with metal and glass combination. Glass is used only at its top and bottom, rest is all metal. Button placement has not much change from iPhone 4S. Home button retains at the same old centre position. Volume buttons on the left side with a mute and un-mute button. Integration of 3 microphones will definitely make some impact on the sound clarity and noise cancellation. iPhone 5 is 20% lighter than its predecessor and Apple claims that it is the thinnest smartphone which is just 7.6mm.
Even i had a small doubt that Apple would retain the same old design in iPhone 5. I never ever had any confusions regarding a much better processing speed. In iPhone 5, Apple integrated A6 chip which has 2 times the speed of A5. So, you no need to worry about iPhone 5’s performance and graphics. Even with the fastest A6 processor iPhone 5 weighs only 112 grams.
Another big change that Apple made in iPhone 5 is the integration of LTE which will deliver you a speed up to 100Mbps. So, what else you need for a faster browsing ?. Web pages, videos and photos will be more than faster with iPhone 5. When comes to iPhone 5 eight mega pixel camera, i can say, Apple never stops innovating. Now you can shoot with iPhone 5 in panorama. Front camera has 720p HD support, which means the previous VGA feature is no long.
Can you say what was the worst feature that you experienced with iPhone 4S ?. According to me, it was definitely the battery issues since i updated to iOS 5.0. Battery draining issue has been cleared in iPhone 5. Apple claims that there will be 8 hours of battery life on LTE. And then, about the SIM, it will be nano-SIM. Some of you will be disappointed because you cannot cut your current SIM to nano-SIM using a cutter like did to make Micro-SIM for your iPhone 4S. You will get a nano-SIM only from your network provider.
Apple iPhone 5 Price & Availability
Price is the same like before. There are 3 iPhone 5 models, 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB and the price will be $199, $299, and $399 respectively with 2 year contract basis. You can start pre-ordering iPhone 5 from September 14th onwards and will ship on 21st of September. iPhone 5 will be available in black and white.
After reading the whole specs and features of iPhone 5 with iOS 6, what is your opinion about Apple’s latest smartphone. Which one will you choose Samsung Galaxy S III or Apple iPhone 5 ?. Speak your mind. Stay with us tuned via Facebook and Twitter. We will keep you updated all about Apple iPhone 5.