The new iPhone 5 is finally here. Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled the latest addition to the company’s iPhone lineup at an exclusive event in San Francisco Wednesday.
Even though the iPhone 5 was announced yesterday, the actual iPhone 5 release date is September 21st – when it is released in stores. You can still preorder the iPhone 5 starting at midnight on September 14th, but it will not be shipped until the 21st as well.
So all eyes are on the 21st of this month when the iPhone 5 release date becomes official. If you missed the live coverage of the event, take a look at all the iPhone 5 images, photos, and pictures you could ever dream of in the slideshow below, and keep reading for all the smartphone’s amazing specs.
The iPhone 5 is available for preorder at 12:01 am on September 14th and in stores on September 21st.
iPhone 5 Specs
For the first time ever, the iPhone will have LTE capabilities. This means that the iPhone 5 will be able to download files over twice as fast as the next-fastest network. In addition, owners will now be able to FaceTime on the go, not just on WiFi.
The new A6 processor is up to twice as fast as the previous A5. This faster CPU means better graphics, better gaming, more seamless integration, and greatly improved battery life.
The iPhone 5 features a 4-inch diagonal Retina display with unprecedented pixel concentration (326 ppi) and multi-touch capabilities. It also even boasts a finger-print reistent coating.
The all-new 8 megapixel iSight camera on the back of the phone is sure to please photo junkies. It offers panorama capabilities, autofocus, and 1080p HD recording. The front-facing camera was upgraded as well. It can take 1.2MP photos and record at 720p HD.
With a lithium-ion battery, the iPhone 5 pulls 8 hours of 3G talk time, a whopping 225 hours of standby time, 8 hours of internet use on 3G and 4G, 10 hours of video playback, and 40 hours of audio.
Height of iphone 5 is 4.87 inches (123.8 mm), Width: 2.31 inches (58.6 mm) and Depth: 0.30 inch (7.6 mm)
the Weight of the iphone is 3.95 ounces (112 grams)
These size specs make it the thinnest (18% thinner), lightest (20% lighter) iPhone ever. Yet, with a 4 inch diagonal display, it is also the biggest