Apple has released the new iPhone 5, the gadget that we all have been waiting for eagerly. The new iPhone 5 has added many features and there has been upgradations to several existing features as well. Here we list down all the major changes that are there in iPhone 5.
The most remarkable feature of this new iPhone 5 is its screen. The screen is larger than the previous version of the iPhone. The iPhone 5 has a 4 inch screen with a resolution of 1136 x 640 pixels. The screen also has the feature of 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio. The screen is taller and so it provides five rows of apps to be adjusted in a single screen.
The new iPhone 5 is also thinner and lighter than the older phone. It is just 0.3 of an inch in thickness and the weight of the new iPhone 5 is under 4 ounces. All this has made the iPhone 5 more sleek, stylish and beautiful.
The iPhone 5 has LTE connectivity meaning that it would be possible to use iPhone with networks such as AT&T, Sprint, Verizon and a whole lot of other networks throughout the world. Because of this, the model is divided into three models which are all different. Only one of these models supports CDMA networks. Due to all these approaches, the chip size of the iPhone has reduced. However, there was moving away from the world phone approach that was adapted by Apple.
There is also a new 30 pin dock connector in the new iPhone. The new connector is 80% smaller than the previous connectors placed on the device. Another advantage that this connector has is of being reversible, meaning now, you don’t have to worry about inserting the jack the right or the wrong (reverse) way. In whatever way you connect, you will always insert it the right way.
The new iPhone 5 has a new processor. The new processor is ARM-based Apple A6. This processor is two times as fast as the processor in iPhone 4S. It also has two times processing capability in terms of graphics performance.
The iPhone 5 has been designed in such a way as to save power while using iOS. The batteries last upto eight hours of talktime and upto 10 hours in terms of video playback.
There is also a new design in terms of earphones that comes along with the new iPhone 5. These are now called EarPods. It has been designed to fit deeper into the ear with a perfect fit. The device has been designed by taking samples of different kind of ears to fit them perfectly. The design is very comfortable on ears.
In terms of Camera, the iPhone 5 has updraded the front facing camera to an HD FaceTime camera. The rear camera is the same 8 megapixel camera but now it is 40% faster than the previous camera and performs better in low-light. There is also an improved stabilization of image for video. Another feature that has been upgraded in the rear camera is the panorama mode – in this mode, the camera can combine many pictures into a single 28 MP image. This feature is also available in iPhone 4S with the iOS 6.
There is also a much improved Siri. Siri has learned many things with iOS6. It can tweet and post Facebook updates as you command it to. It can also now launch apps. It has also developed a deep understanding of things such as sports scores.