Apple today announced iPhone 5, the thinnest and lightest iPhone ever, completely redesigned to feature a stunning new 4-inch Retina™ display; an Apple-designed A6 chip for blazing fast performance; and ultrafast wireless technology—all while delivering even better battery life.
The iPhone 5 fulfilled many of the expectations laid out by gadget geeks and technology analysts ahead of its Wednesday unveiling but offered few surprises to give Apple shares — already near record highs — another major kick.
Analysts have forecast sales of 10 million to 12 million of the new iPhones in this month alone.
Whats new in it?
iPhone 5 is the thinnest smartphone in the world, with an all-new 7.6 mm anodized aluminum body that is 18 percent thinner and 20 percent lighter than iPhone 4S. Designed with an unprecedented level of precision, iPhone 5 combines an anodized aluminum body with diamond cut chamfered edges and glass inlays for a truly incredible fit and finish.
iOS 6 gives you more features to make the things you do every day even better.It’s free and easy to upgrade wirelessly on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
what is ios?
Elegant and intuitive interface.
You know how to use iPhone, iPad and iPod touch from the first time you pick them up. That’s because the revolutionaryMulti-Touch interface in iOS was designed for your finger. And the simple, beautiful Home screen is the easiest place to start.From built-in apps to over 700,000 more apps and games available on the App Store.1 From making a FaceTime call to editing a video with iMovie. Everything you touch is easy, intuitive and fun.
Operating System: Rumors are coming that iOS5 will be used in iPhone 5 with new icloud services for wireless remote access of music from all kind of devices.
Processor: It is reasonable that Apple will be upgrading the processor for the new iPhone with a quad core A6 based CPU.
Memory & Storage: It has been increased from 32GB to 64 GB in order to provide the user more space. Apart of that RAM has been increased from 512MB to 1024MB to support the processing speed.
Design & Dimensions: It is being said that its screen length will be 4 inch diagonally. That will be larger than iPhone 4S. The screen ratio will be 16:9 retina display with a resolution of 640 x 1,136-pixel
Camera & Battery: We can’t call it as really “superb” but if rumors are not wrong, iPhone 5 will be equipped with great camera.Two cameras will be there in the phone, an 8Mpx duel lex flash rear facing camera for high-definition stills and a front facing camera for video chatting.
Reports also say that Apple has recently filed a patent application for camera with 3D technology.
What about a hardware keyboard?
Being said that one of the prototype models of iPhone has a hardware keyboard. If we belive Apple.Pro (which is a decent source for Apple leaks), Apple is testing three prototypes of versions of iPhone 5.
Except a larger screen, new CPU and some additional technologies like 4G & LTE , we shouldn’t expect much more from iphone 5.
5 Special Features of iPhone 5
A Larger display 4 inch display: By observing the increasing rivalry with HTC One X and Samsung S3, it is being predicted that the new iPhone 5 will be having a larger display.
3 D Maps: The iphone 5 will come with the new 3D maps.
Updated SIRI: The iPhone is based on iOS 6. In addition, the iPhone comes with personalization options, allowing users to turn on a do-not-disturb mode as well as respond to phone calls with a set message and set VIP status for individuals whose e-mails come through as alerts.
Near Field communication (NFC):Near Field communication technology will turn your phone into a credit/Debit card. On 30 April 2012, apple filed a patent for NFC that reinforced the idea that iPhone is coming with this NFC Technology.
4G/LTE: As Apple iPad 3 was the first device to come with 4G technology but now Apple iPhone 5 is about to follow the same trend.
Here is a conceptual video explaining the features of iPhone 5 by an Apple fan, specially the laser keyboard is amazing.
None can be sure about the features and specifications of Apple 6th generation iPhone as everyone is waiting for Apple to announce officially and illustrate more about iPhone 5.