Apple iPhone 5

Published at: 12/19/2012 Category:
The iPhone 5 is a touchscreen-based smartphone developed by Apple. It is the sixth generation of the iPhone and succeeds the iPhone 4S. The phone is a slimmer, lighter model that introduces a higher-resolution, 4-inch screen to the series with 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio support. The phone also includes a custom-designed ARMv7 processor called the Apple A6, an update to Apple's mobile operating system known as iOS 6, and support for LTE.

Apple iPhone 5 Full Phone Specifications, Review & Price
Apple held an event to formally introduce the phone on September 12, 2012. After Apple began taking pre-orders on September 14, 2012, over two million were received within 24 hours. Initial demand for the iPhone 5 exceeded the supply available at launch on September 21, 2012, and has been described by Apple as "extraordinary", with pre-orders having sold twenty times faster than its predecessors.

Apple iPhone 5 Full Phone Specifications, Review & Price

While reception to the iPhone 5 has been generally positive, the new Maps application has been negatively received and was reported to contain many serious errors.. Several hardware issues have also received criticism from consumers and reviewers, including an unintended purple hue in photos taken by the iPhone 5 and an issue with its coating being prone to chipping.

Apple iPhone 5 Full Phone Specifications, Review & Price

In addition, there have been a small number of reports claiming a light leak around the bezel near the top of the display on white models. Also, some incompatibilities with certain LTE networks are an issue, despite being the first Apple phone to support LTE.

Apple iPhone 5 Full Phone Specifications


General 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - GSM A1428
CDMA 800 / 1900 / 2100 - CDMA A1429
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - GSM A1428
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - CDMA A1429
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 - GSM A1428 or LTE 850 / 1800 / 2100 - GSM A1429
LTE 700 / 850 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 - CDMA A1429
SIM Nano-SIM
Announced 2012, September
Status Available. Released 2012, September
Body Dimensions 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm (4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz)
Display Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 640 x 1136 pixels, 4.0 inches (~326 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass, oleophobic coating
Sound Alert types Vibration, proprietary ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Memory Card slot No
Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Data GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
Speed DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
USB Yes, v2.0
Camera Primary 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Features Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging
Secondary Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular
Features OS iOS 6
Chipset Apple A6
CPU Dual-core 1.2 GHz
GPU PowerVR SGX 543MP3 (triple-core graphics)
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging iMessage, SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
Browser HTML (Safari)
Radio No
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Java No
Colors Black/Slate, White/Silver
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- Siri natural language commands and dictation
- iCloud cloud service
- Twitter and Facebook integration
- TV-out
- Maps
- iBooks PDF reader
- Audio/video player/editor
- Organizer
- Document viewer
- Image viewer/editor
- Voice memo/dial/command
- Predictive text input
Battery Standard battery, Li-Po 1440 mAh (5.45 Wh)
Stand-by Up to 225 h (2G) / Up to 225 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 8 h (2G) / Up to 8 h (3G)
Music play Up to 40 h
 

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