Today at its event, Apple has revealed the much anticipated iPhone 5. The new iPhone has a larger 4-inch display (1136 x 640), is built from glass and aluminum on the back (just like the rumours and leaks), comes in at just 7.6 mm (18% thinner), and weighs 112 grams (20% lighter). The display has 44% more colour saturation than previous models, and new touch sensors that are integrated right into the display, which makes it sharper.
On the inside Apple has added HSPA+, DC-HSDPA, and of course 4G LTE. A single chip for voice and data is now on board, plus a single radio chip and a dynamic antenna. New Wi-Fi, 2.4ghz and 5ghz on 802.11n, the Apple A6 chip, with 2x faster CPU, 2x faster graphics. The rear camera has an 8 megapixel sensor, backside illumination, hybrid IR filter, five-element lens, f/2.4 aperture, better low light performance and can capture images 40% faster. The camera app has also added the ability to shoot panorama shots, detect faces, and allow you to take photos while shooting video (up to 1080p). The front FaceTime camera is now HD, can record 720p, has backside illumination, face detection, and you can use it over celluar.
The device also has three microphones for noise-canceling, an improved speaker design, five magnet transducer, wideband audio, which fills up more of the frequency sepctrum, with 20 partners on launch. A new, smaller dock connector called Lightning, which is all-digital, with a 8-signal design, adaptive interface, improved durability, and reversible, comes fitted.
Due to the larger screen, Apple says that they'll be able to add another row of icons. All Apple's software has also been updated to fit the new 4-inc display.
The LTE networks the iPhone 5 will come to so far are as follows; in the US, Sprint, Verizon, AT&T for LTE. In Canada, Rogers, Telus, Bell. In the UK, EE. In germany Deutche Telekom.
iPhone 5 preorders start September 14th, and devices will ship September 21st.
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