Apples new iPhone 5 - Date, Specs, Price and all other info about it

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Apple had an event today where they presented the iPhone 5. Here is all the info you need to know. Release dates, Price, Specs and all the rest.

Here is our liveblog of it.

Specs and Info:

It’s made entirely of glass and aluminum.

18% thinner than iPhone 4S

20% lighter than the 4S.

7.6mm thin, It’s the world’s thinnest smartphone.

The new screen on iPhone 5 is a 4-inch display. 1136×640

Connection / Network:

Ultrafast wireless technology

HSPA+, DC-HSDPA, and yes, LTE

global LTE as I said earlier today

New Wi-Fi, 2.4ghz and 5ghz on 802.11n.


1GB RAM Memory

A6. 2x faster CPU, 2x faster graphics, and even smaller

8 hours of LTE battery life

The new dock connector is called Lightning. All-digital, 8 signal design

An adapter for the 30 pin connector is available


a thinner camera that’s better than the iPhone 4S

8mp, backside illuminated, hybrid IR filter

25% smaller

Dynamic low light mode, precision lens alignment, sapphire crystal

dynamic low-light mode, up to 2 f-stops greater light performance, five element lens

sapphire crystal lens cover

Spatial noise reduction, smart filter that figures out which areas are best for noise reduction and which should be left alone. Photo capture is now 40% faster

Panorama Camera mode

Better video: better image stabilization, face detection, and now FaceTime over cellular


Everything has been updated in iPhone 5, and that goes for the audio system as well. Three microphones, bottom, front, and back.

20% smaller

Speakers have five magnet transducers (up from three). Earpiece now includes noise canceling on your own audio out.

Wideband audio: Apple fills up more frequency spectrum to make call audio sound even better

Price and Availability:

iPhone 4 is now free, iPhone 4S is $99, and iPhone 5 starting at $199.

No iPhone 3GS anymore

Pre-order Friday, ships 1 week later

100 countries, 240 carriers by end of the year