iPhone 5 Details and Pictures (Release Date)

Apple finally revealed their next Apple phone at their convention. In a true dramatic fashion the device raised up from a platform out of the ground. Apple’s IPhone 5 looks similar to the leaked images around the web. The iPhone 5 is a bit taller than its predecessor. Apples new device is 18% thinner and 20% lighter than the iPhone 4S.

Furthermore, the new device will feature a stunning 4″ 1136×640 Retina Display that has 326 pixels per inch. The iPhone 5 will also use an A6 processor, which is 2x faster in processing and graphics performance than the 4S. EA Also showed a demo of Real Racing 3f to demonstrate the improved performance. You can check out the full list of specs below.

-7.6mm thick (18% thinner than iPhone 4S)
-112 grams (20% lighter than iPhone 4S)
-4inch 1136×640 Retina Display that has 326 pixels per inch
-16:9 aspect ratio
-44% more color saturation than iPhone 4S (sRGB display)
-Wireless 802.11 a/b/g/n, 802.11n 2.4GHz & 5GHz up to 150Mbps
-Touch sensors are now built into the display (30% thinner)
-New A6 processor, which is 2x faster in processing and graphics performance
-Reworked apps to work with the larger screen
-Battery life will last 8hours for 3G and 10 Hours while using wifi or watching a movie (no mention of 4g battery life).
-Rear 8 mega pixel camera (3264 x 2448)
-Front camera has FaceTime HD camera with 720p
-There are 3 microphones on the iPhone 5 (ont he front: one on the top and one on the bottom. One on the back)
-There will be a new connector called lightning which is an All-digital, 8-signal design (Can be plugged in in either direction and 80% smaller than previous connector)
-30 pin to Lightning adapter for the old connector
-Two models: silver (white model) and slate (metallic black)
-16GB model = $199, 32GB = $299, 64GB = $399
-September 21st release date
-iOS 6 launches next week

Oddly enough the Battery life seems to be 8-10 hours depending on what you are doing. Some fans expected a bit more out of the device in this area. The iPhone 5 will be released on the 21st of September. Price wise you can expect the 16GB model for $199, the 32GB for $299, and the 64GB version for $399.

With all of that out of the way, you can check out some pictures from the event courtesy. of CNET’s live blog.

source: live.cnet.com