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Apple unveils iPhone 5

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The new iPhone 5 was unveiled today by Apple and will be ready to ship on September 21 with a price of

$199 for 16GB

$299 for 32GB

$399 for 64GB

Let’s take a closer look at the iPhone 5.

iPhone 5 screen – The new iPhone 5 will feature a screen that is half-an-inch bigger than its predecessors. That means that the iPhone 5 will have an impressive 4-inch Retina display of 326ppi and an 1136×640 resolution.

iPhone 5 processor – Apple’s new A6 chip is being introduced first into iPhone 5 the chip has a 2x faster CPU and a 2x faster graphics. All this in a chip that is 22% smaller. Apple claims that the new chip offers 2x better performance across the board.

iPhone 5 comes with iOS 6 – iOS 6 for the iPhone 5 has over 200 new features. Here are a few that stand out for me.

  • A better Notification Center you can post to Twitter or Facebook.
  • Safari now has a fullscreen mode, which looks even better on the iPhone 5.
  • iCloud Device integration
  • Passbook this is the way to collect all your passes in one place: movie tickets, airline boarding pass, coupon, store card with a balance, ticket for a concert, a ticket for a baseball game. Evening Boarding pass automatically appears on the lockscreen when you’re nearby.
  • Photo Stream sharing
  • Do not disturb feature
  • Call back features

iPhone 5 Cell Service – Now includes 4G LTE plus Wi-Fi, 2G, 3G

iPhone 5 Camera – The iPhone 5 now has an 8 megapixel sensor, which produces 3264x2448n images and video capable of  1080p HD.  Other features include a camera that is backside illuminated, has a hybrid IR filter, a five-element lens, fast f/2.4 aperture, low light mode.

Hardware specs

Screen Size: 4 inches

Resolution: 1,136 x 640

Weight: 3.9 oz

CPU: Dual-core Apple A6

Storage: 16GB, 32GB or 64GB, no card slot

Connectors: Apple Lightning

Battery: 225 hours standby, 8 hours talk time (3G)

Camera: 8MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash

Networking: Wi-Fi, 2G, 3G, 4G LTE

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