IPhone 5: Smaller Lighter Smarter Smartphone.

iphone 5

IPhone 5: at last the wait has come to an end and Apple has officially released it. Let’s give a quick look to what’s new and hot in the new IPhone 5.

IPhone 5 is made entirely on Glass and Aluminium with brilliant precession. IPhone 5 is the thinnest and lightest IPhone ever. IPhone 5 is 7.6 mm thin which is 18% thinner than the previous predecessor IPhone 4S and more than that it makes IPhone 5 Worlds Thinnest Smartphone. It weighs Only 112 grams which is 20 % lighter than 4s.

IPhone 5: Display

iphone-5 screen

As always IPhone 5 comes with retina display as usual with 326 ppi (pixel per inch) IPhone 5 makes a change with larger display which is 4 inch, previous One is 3.5inch. With 1136 x 640 pixels, for more aspect ratio with 44 % more Color saturation than 4s. This makes the IPhone 5 easy for the hands to handle for sending messages, call, work on apps etc.

IPhone 5: Wireless-Ultrafast Wireless


Introduction of LTE which gives IPhone 5 whopping 100 mbps connectivity. And high performing Wi-Fi with 802.11 a/b/g/n, 802.11 n with power ability up to150 Mbps.

IPhone 5: Processor

Iphone 5 processor

Comes with A6 chip, Apple claims A6 is 2 times faster than previous A5 in both CPU power and graphics. A6 chip is also smaller and lighter, its 22% smaller when compared to A5.

IPhone 5: Battery

IPhone 5 comes with improved battery both in performance and size. It’s much better than the one in 4s and Apple claims that it will give twice the performance. Take look at below information on battery performance on different usage scenarios.

  • 3g talk time: 8 hrs.
  • 3g browsing: 8 hrs.
  • LTE Browsing: 8 hrs.
  • Wi-Fi browsing: 10 hrs.
  • Video: 10 hrs.
  • Music: 40 hrs.
  • Stand by: 225 hrs.

IPhone 5: Camera

IPhone 5 camera

New Iphone comes with 8 megapixel camera, 3264 x 2448 ratio, backside illumination, Hybrid IR filter, Five element lens, f/2.4 aperture yet 25 % smaller than the predecessor. New IPhone 5 camera has Dynamic low light mode for better photo taking in low light. Lens cover is made of sapphire crystal which is strong and crystal clear for sharper images IPhone 5 camera comes with Panorama feature with HD output , built in Panorama feature gives IPhone a superior feature and users will not have to depend on any external third party app for creating Panoramas.

IPhone 5 also allows you to create great HD panoramas without need of any additional software.Video recording mode has improved, 1080P video possible with improved image stability.

IPhone 5: Sound

IPhone 5 ear buds

Improved microphone and speaker. Apple has also come up with a unique look of the new Apple EarPods. Unlike traditional circular ear buds, their design is defined by the geometry of the ear. Which makes them more comfortable for more people than any other earbud-style headphones.

IPhone 5: Data Connector cable

iphone 5 lightning connector

Now I don’t know if it’s a good news or bad news, but the news is you cannot use your old IPhone data Cable on the new IPhone. The new connector cable which is thinner and lighter and replaces the 30-pin connector with something newer, smaller, and better. Apple names it as Lightning connector. It features an all-digital, eight-signal design that’s significantly more durable than the 30-pin connector. It’s also reversible which means there’s no wrong way to plug in the cable.

IPhone comes with many more innovations and smaller features, you can take a complete look into here: iphone 5.

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  • Isha

    thanks for giving us a quick info….

  • Mayank

    What about the front camera ? You haven’t mentioned about that ?

    • sk

      Yes, I missed that Mayank,
      IPhone comes with Front cam with 720p HD Video.
      Apple claims they have added improved video stabilizaton
      also with features like Face detection , take photos while recording.

  • pravern

    when is the release date…. when is it coming to India

    • sk

      By 21st Sep 2012, you can buy IPhone 5 but well selected areas. However, Apple promises within months’ time it will be available worldwide. Do not know exactly about India since it has seen that all Apple products reach late in India and other countries in South Asia.

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