iPhone 5 Review

By Dzhingarov

The most awaited phone from the Apple series, iPhone 5 is here. Apple recently announced that the pre orders have crossed 2 million in just a period of 24 hours breaking all the previous records. It is the successor to iPhone 4s and the sixth version of iPhone. The phone is slimmer, lighter and faster than all its predecessors.


Design and Display

The first thing you will notice about iPhone 5 is its weight. It is the lightest iPhone ever weighing just 112grams. It has a 4 inch display, a LED backlit IPS one, with capacitive touch screen and a high resolution of 640 x 1136 pixels, 16M colors and 326ppi pixel density. It supports multi touch and has a screen glass protection of Corning Gorilla Glass and oleophobic coating.


Software and Memory

It runs on iOS 6, and an A6 dual core 1.2 GHz processor which makes it one of the most powerful phones have ever been sold in the market. It features PowerVR model SGX 543MP3 with a RAM of 1GB and internal memory storage of 16GB, 32GB or 64GB.



With iPhone 5 everything is slicker. Navigation has become very easy. The apps load quicker, touch is smoother and image and video process faster.



iPhone 5 has an 8MP camera with autofocus, LED flash, check quality, geo tagging, touch focus, panorama, face detection, HDR and GD image and video recording. It supports video recording, 1080p @ 30fps, video stabilization and LED video light. It also features a front camera of 1.2MP 720p @ 30fps with face detection and face time.



iPhone 5 features activated noise cancellation that comes with a dedicated mic, iCloud cloud service, Facebook as well as integration, TV Out, Maps, voice command, iBooks PDF reader, video player, audio player and editor, document viewer, image viewer, organizer, predictive text input, voice command, memo and dial, PhotoStream Sharing, flyover, VIP mailboxes, FaceTime, Passbook, turn by turn navigation, Do Not Disturb, A- GPS support and GLONASS, accelerometer sensor, gyro sensor, proximity sensor and compass and Pre installed replies to calls.

It has a standard battery of LiPo 1440mAh which has a stand by of 225 hours. It allows talk time of 8 hours and 40 hours of music play.



It supports connectivity of GPRS, EDGE, Wi Fi, dual band, a Wi Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0 and a USB v2.0. It includes HSPA + and DC – HSPDA.

The device is priced at $529. It supports 2G, 3G as well as 4G. iphone 5 is the best from Apple till date with a better and faster processor. It only lacks in smaller battery life, using of Old Maps designs and no use of iP5 specific iOS 6 features. The best part is its sleek design, sharp look, light weight and larger screen. With its new features and design, Apple has surely covered its past shortcomings. iPhone 5 has made its place in the list of top class smart phones. So what are you waiting for? Grab this beautiful model of Apple now and experience its new features.