After much waiting Apple finally introduced iPhone 5 , the sixth generation of its popular smartphone. The new version of the phone came with interesting news and confirmation of several of the rumors that have been published in recent months. As in other apple events the event was open to the participation of the CEO, Tim Cook here.
As usual, the conference opened with a statistical count and images related to Apple and the Apple Store. A few minutes passed until the expected smartphones took the stage, rising from the ground on a small platform. Since I know you are waiting for the features go straight to the point. The case is made of glass and aluminum. It is thinner and lighter. It has 7.6 millimeters thick and weighs 112 grams, a 18 and 20% less, respectively. iPhone 5 has a 4-inch Retina display
(326ppi) with a resolution of 1136 × 640 pixels. Is higher but maintains the same width, considering the convenience of users to manejor the phone with one hand. In addition, the sensors were integrated touch screen to make it thinner. The default apps were updated to make maximum use of the display. Applications that are not optimized to run the new panel in the center of it, with black bars on the sides as filler. Moreover, the phone debuts with a chip A6
that provides superior performance in both CPU and graphics. It is also 22 percent smaller and more energy efficient. As for networks, WiFi connectivity comes with dual channel: 2.4GHz and 5GHz 802.11n. The new smartphone offers LTE connectivity
and support for a long list of operators in North America, Europe and Asia. If you wonder about the power consumption, the battery provides a duration of 8 hours on 3G or LTE navigation, 10 in WiFi or video playback, music playback 40 and 225 standby. iPhone 5 presents a 8 megapixel iSight camera
almost equal to the 4S, but smaller. One of its most attractive features is the ability to capture panoramic and demonstration were up to 28-megapixel photos. The A6 chip incorporates a new image processor that allows you to take better pictures in low light and up to 40% faster
The rear camera records clips in Full HD (1080p) and features improvements in stabilizing video, face detection and image capture while shooting. The front sensor, meanwhile, leads the effort to 720p. The smart phone includes FaceTime HD and allows implementation in cellular networks.
One of the highlights of the presentation of iPhone 5 was the introduction of Lightning
, the new connector. It is 80 percent smaller than the traditional and more resistant and “reversible” (their faces are indistinct). According to Apple, several companies are working on accessories like docks and speakers with the new connector, but also created for those who already own adapters gadgets with the old card. During the event there was also a demonstration of iOS 6, but the news at this point there were too many. The new version of the operating system will be available from September 19
for iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S, iPod Touch, iPad 2 and iPad New. As regards price , iPhone 5 will be available in two colors (white, black) and in exchange contract $ 199 (16GB), $ 299 (32GB) and $ 399 (64GB)
. iPhone 4S will cost $ 99 with contract, while free iPhone 4 will be delivered on the same terms.
The presale will start on Friday 14 and the distribution will be held on September 21 U.S., Canada, UK, Germany, France, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore. The phone will debut in 20 countries on 28 September. How about a new smartphone?
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