Recap of the new iPhone 5 specs:

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by swoosh0217, Sep 12, 2012.

  1. swoosh0217 macrumors 6502a


    Nov 20, 2007
    112 grams (20 percent lighter than 4s), 7.6 mm (18 percent thinner), 4-inch display (up from 3.5 inches), 1136x640 pixel resolution (up from 960x640), a fifth row of icons on the screen, 44 percent more color saturation, LTE network compatible, available on Verizon/Sprint/ATT, processor and graphics are 2x faster (new A6 chip).

    Battery: will "exceed battery life of the iPhone 4s." 8 hours talk time, 8 hours browsing, 10 hours wifi browsing, 10 hours video, 40 hours music, 225 hours standby.

    Camera: 8 mp, 3264x2448 resolution, f/2.4 aperture, 25% smaller, improved low-light quality, panorama feature, 1080p HD video, front-facing Facetime camera updated (720p) and face detection, improved mics and speakers,

    Dock and connector:
    New connector is called Lightning, 8 pin, reversible (adaptor available for current connector).
  2. DBZmusicboy01 macrumors 6502a

    Sep 30, 2011
    Very disappointed because they phone came out MONTHS after the S3 and they said Steve worked very hard in this iPhone
    I mean I think I will still get it but it isn't as good as I thought it would be
    I mean look at the iPhone 4 it came out in 2010 and it's amazing.
  3. Geckotek macrumors G3


    Jul 22, 2008
    What were you expecting when compared to The S3?
  4. s15119 macrumors 65816


    Nov 20, 2010
  5. ZipZap macrumors 603

    Dec 14, 2007
    Is the 4S really heavy? NO
    Is the display really a typical 4"? NO its just longer.
    I'll bet with the A6 real world use will show the battery life is NOT better
    Better camera always good.
    Dock connector...another unnecessary change that is only a revenue stream generator for apple.
  6. macMD macrumors 6502


    Nov 25, 2005
    New York
    I will be ordering one since I already ditched my iP4S to make room. But I will agree its not revolutionary its evolutionary. Everything they showed off has been in Android for at least 2 years. Apple caught up with the iP5. I am not saying Apple has to play the specs race, but they were behind in features that other OS's offered and that is a fact.

    So what time can we pre-order, is it in the middle of the night?

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