Apple launched the iPhone 5, the most anticipated smartphone of the year. This time, most of the rumors were confirmed. The screen is actually larger, the connector is smaller than the previous ones and the headphones also changed. The presentation was made by the vice president of marketing at Apple, Phil Schiller, who at the beginning of the launch, surprised everyone with the information that the new iPhone will have 4G connection "global" and ultrafast wireless.
Who bet on the size of the device, right. Made of glass and aluminum, the new iPhone has retina screen of 4 inches with a resolution of 1136x640 pixels in 16x9 ratio, and 326 ppi. Moreover, the colors are more vibrant es sensors became even more sensitive.
Compared to the previous model, the new iPhone is 18% thinner and 20% lighter. "It's the world's thinnest smartphone," said Phil Schiller. The buttons remain in the same positions with the same number of columns (4) but with a line longer, giving more space for the icons of applications. The new iPhone will be available in black and white.
The camera of the new iPhone continues with 8 MP resolution but, according to Schiller, is 40% faster in capturing images. The camcorder is capable of recording movies with 1080p definition, and the front camera will have a resolution of 720p.
The audio system has been upgraded and three microphones: one in the front of the device, one behind and one in the center button. The graphics of the games also impressive. The executive producer of Electronic Arts, Rob Murray, did some demos of games on the new device.
The new A6 processor the iPhone 5 is two times faster than the previous one, the A5.
The iPhone 5 will have technology "ultrafast wireless" and be compatible with 4G connection.
According to Phil Schiller, the new iPhone's battery lasts 225 hours of stand-by and is capable of 8 hours of browsing over 3G or 4G, 10 hours connected via Wi-Fi and 40 hours Ocando songs.
The camera of the iPhone 5 will be able to make panoramic photos without the need to install applications to it. This feature existed on smartphones with Android system.
Called the "Lighting", the new connector is 80% smaller, easier to use and have more durability. Whereas the current connectors are used in other Apple products since 2003, an adapter that will allow the use of old cables on the new iPhone will also be marketed.