iPhone 5: World’s thinnest smartphone says AppleBy Alex Jusi Madlangbayan on Sep 13, 2012 in Business, Smartphone, Technology •
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Apple iPhone 5 was introduced by the world’s most valuable technology company at a San Francisco event on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. The Cupertino-based company said that its iPhone 5 is the “world’s thinnest smartphone.”
The iPhone 5 is reportedly made entirely of glass and aluminum with a larger 4-inch display. It weighs just about 112 grams with thickness of 7.6 mm.
Among the other features presented by Phil Schiller include LTE, faster Wi-Fi, new A6 processing chip that provides 2x faster graphics, and an extended battery life.
iPhone 5 has a screen resolution of 1136×640 pixel with 44 percent more color saturation and now accommodates a fifth row of icons.
An iSight camera is now available with the new iPhone and has an 8 megapixel sensor that captures photo faster and a panorama feature. iPhone 5 camera can also record 1080p HD video.
Facetime front camera of the iPhone 5 was also upgraded. It now offers face detection and it can now be used over cellular connection.
A new connector called Lightning was also introduced with the iPhone 5.
iPhone 5 16Gb will cost $199, 32Gb is $299 and a 64Gb can be availed for $399. Pre-order of the new iPhone starts on Friday, September 14 and ships on September 21.
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