Design Classic (full touchscreen)
Operating system (OS) iOS
Screen 4'' (1136 x 640 pixels)
16 million colors
Internal memory 16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Camera 8 megapixel
Lighter, thinner, faster, more beautiful the new iPhone redefines what a high-end smartphone. It is thinner than its predecessors with 7.6mm thickness, 9.4 mm against the iPhone 4 and 4S. However, it is also more elongated since it features a Retina Display screen of 4 inches with a resolution of 1136 x 640 pixels (326 ppi) and a 16:9 aspect ratio.
On the manufacturing front, the new smartphone is composed entirely of aluminum and glass. Is back for its part Liquidmetal, a material that provides the iPhone 5 greater strength than glass back predecessors. After the plastic 3G and 3GS, and glass for the 4 and 4S, Apple is therefore to metal, as the first iPhone. As for his weight, decreased significantly with only 112 grams on the scale, against 140 grams above.
The iPhone 5 is powered by a chip A6. More powerful, but not more greedy. Performance graphics processor and those are up to two times faster than the A5 chip in the iPhone 4S. The new Apple smartphone offers an 8 megapixel sensor with the same features as the 4S. In addition to the resolution, we find the lens consists of five elements, with an aperture f2.4. But Apple promises a new image processor present in the A6 chipset will improve by 40% the speed of shooting, as well as the management of low light conditions. Function "panorama" also appeared directly in the interface of the camera function.
Note the presence of a new connector called Lightening, which is much smaller and thinner. But it will not be compatible with the micro-USB. Apple sells adapters to make it compatible with older accessories connector. Finally, the battery is advertised as being superior to that of the iPhone 4S with 3G call 8h and 10h navigation Fi.