iPhone 5 unveiled, specs, will ship after 21 September


iPhone 5 was unveiled by Apple a few hours ago as we can see on their official website, apple.com, that the old iPhone 4S was replaced by the new iPhone 5.

Those that hoped to see a revamped design, a futuristic transparent design like we saw in those previous fake pictures for the new iPhone 5, will be disappointed because the new gadget looks quite the same as the previous iPhone versions.

Tech specs.

Processor: A6 quad core chip (twice as fast as A5). Not many details known so far.

RAM: 1 gigabyte.

Graphics. Using a technology that is twice as fast as the one from iPhone 4S. Not many details known so far.

Weight: 120g (20% lighter and 18% thinner than iPhone 4S).

Display: 4 inches, using retina display, 326 ppi (pixel density), 1136 x 640 resolution (the same as it is for iPhone 4S.

Camera: 8 megapixels, can record full HD, the quality being improved. Comes with better lens.

Battery: lasts 8 hours (3G talk), 225 hours in stand by mode.

OS: iOS 6, the new iOS.

Also regarding the design, since the screen is now bigger, it can store now more icons (icons of the default size).

The final price for iPhone 5 is 199$ for the cheapest version, 16 gigabytes, while the 64 gigabytes version costs 400$. Two colors are available, silver and the classic black.
Those interested will be able to pre-order the smartphone on 14 September (two days from now). The device will ship after 21 September.

iPhone 5

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