Apple Launches iPhone 5:Thinnest, Lightest iPhone Ever


The wait is over. Apple has launched 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.

iPhone 5 is the most beautiful consumer device that we’ve ever created,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “We’ve packed an amazing amount of innovation and advanced technology into a thin and light, jewel-like device with a stunning 4-inch Retina display, blazing fast A6 chip, ultrafast wireless, even longer battery life; and we think customers are going to love it.”

What’s music to a buyer’s ear is the news that iPhone 5 comes with iOS 6, the world’s most advanced mobile operating system with over 200 new features including: the all new Maps app with Apple-designed cartography and turn-by-turn navigation; Facebook integration; Passbook organization; and even more Siri features and languages.

iPhone 5 will roll out worldwide to 22 more countries on September 28.

Let’s have a look at some of its features:

  • 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.
  • The new 4-inch Retina display on iPhone 5 delivers even more pixels than iPhone 4S
  • iPhone 5 supports ultrafast wireless standards including LTE and DC-HSDPA, so you can browse, download and stream content even faster.
  • The 8 megapixel iSight camera is the most popular camera in the world and with iPhone 5, it’s even better.
  • iPhone 5 comes with iOS 6, the world’s most advanced mobile operating system with over 200 new user features

Pricing

iPhone 5 comes in either white & silver or black & slate, and will be available in the US for a suggested retail price of $199 (US) for the 16GB model and $299 (US) for the 32GB model and $399 (US) for the 64GB model.

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