|Comparison of iPhone5, iPhone4s and iPhone 4|
The iPhone looks similar to the iPhone 4S, but the slightly bigger size and new features listed below are impressive.
The following are some key details about the iPhone 5:
*Prices: $199 for 16GB; $299 for 32GB. $399 for 64GB with contract.
*7.6mm thick, 18% less than before. 112g, 20% lighter than before.
*The Retina display is now 4 with 326ppi and it has a 1136 x 640
*Battery life improved: 8hrs 3G talk, 8hrs 3G browsing, 8hrs LTE browsing, 10hrs WiFi browsing, 10hrs video, 40hrs music, 225hrs standby.
*Camera: 8MP with backside illumination, hybrid IR filter, 5-element lens and f/2.4 aperture.
*New camera feature: Panorama - sweep the scene with the iPhone 5 vertically, and it takes a 28-megapixel image.
*Video:1080p Full HD with improved stabilization.
*Movies show in 16:9 and there is 44% more color saturation.
*Five rows of icons now, and the bottom shortcuts.
*iWork has been updated, and iMovie, and Garage Band.
*Utrafast Wireless, with LTE, DC-HSDPA, HSPA+, HSPA, EVDO, EDGE, and GPRS. LTE maxes out at 100Mbps, DC-HSDPA at 42Mbps.
*A single chip and a single radio, with a dynamic antenna which can “automatically switch antenna connections”
*In the US, the iPhone 5 will support AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint, all with LTE.
*The iPhone 5 has a new chipset, the A6. 22% smaller but more power.
*The iPhone 5 has dual-channel WiFi a/b/g/n with 150Mbps.
*In Canada, Rogers, Telus, Bell, Fido, Virgin. EE and Deutsche Telekom in Europe, plus O2, SFR, Vodafone, Swisscom, Telefonica.
*New connector called "Lightening." All-digital, 8-signal design, with adaptive interface, better durability. The connector is completely reversible. Apple has an adaptor to make your old accessories continue to work with iPhone 5.
*New enhancements to Safari as part of the update suit the new display with a full-screen view and the ability to share tabs from desktop to phone using iCloud Tabs.
*Navigation through the new Maps app.
*The new iPhone has a search engine for over 100m points-of-interest, Yelp integration for info cards, and Siri voice directions.
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