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Feb. 11, 2014 - PRLog -- The iPhone 5 is the successor to the iPhone 4S . It is the first iPhone model with a 4-inch instead of a 3.5-inch display. The resolution of the Retina display is also higher and is now 1136 x 640 pixels. The iPhone 5 is still slimmer (only 7.6 millimeters thick) and thinner (112 grams) than its predecessor. The device runs on iOS 6, Apple's iCloud service and support has Facebook integration and Apple's new Maps app. Furthermore you will find include apps for iMessage (free exchange messages), FaceTime (video chat) and the Safari browser. Pre-installed apps for Google Maps and YouTube are missing, which you can still download it for free in the iTunes App Store (YouTube only) or accessible via the browser (both).

The iPhone 5 has a new and faster 1GHz dual-core Apple A6 processor than the previous iPhones. New are also included as standard Apple earpods improved earphones that are a lot stronger and provide better audio quality. Also changed is the dock connector: wide 30-pin connector has been replaced by a much smaller - and according to Apple stable - "Lightning" connector. Apple does come with a Lightning-to-30-pin adapter so you 30-pin docking stations remain usable with the iPhone 5. There is a Lightning-to-microUSB adapter available. These adapters you have to purchase separately. The device - which despite its name is actually the sixth iPhone model - is the first smartphone that uses nanosim cards. The microSIM card for the iPhone 4S is not available for use with the iPhone 5. The device has a housing made of aluminum and glass and comes in black or white. You have a choice of 16GB, 32GB or 64GB memory (not expandable). In 2013 followed the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C

Device & dimensions

The Apple iPhone 5 is an advanced smartphone with a weight of 112 grams. The dimensions of the smartphone are 12.4 x 5.9 x 0.8 inches. Speaking time (under ideal conditions) 480 minutes. The standby time is 225 hours under these conditions. The Apple iPhone 5 is available in the colors white and black.

Call & data capabilities

The Apple iPhone 5 supports GSM 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz networks. With the iPhone 5, you can fast mobile internet with HSDPA and UMTS support. With HSDPA are fast loading times guaranteed. With the Apple iPhone 5 text (SMS) and multimedia (MMS) messages can be sent and received. Thanks to the support email you can simply read your own emails. Vibrating alert and polyphonic or MP3 ringtones are of course standard.

Memory and connectivity

The Apple iPhone 5 has 16 GB of internal memory (Flash). In total there is 1 slot for external memory. You can transfer data via USB and transfer to and from your PC. The iPhone 5 also has Bluetooth (for wireless communication with other Bluetooth devices like headsets) and WiFi (for wireless communication with home or corporate network).

Screen, camera and controls

The Apple iPhone 5 you control via a touch screen. The Apple iPhone 5 has two built-in cameras. The main camera has a resolution of 8.0 megapixels, where you can record videos along. The front camera, video calling, for example, has a resolution of 1.2 megapixels. Taking pictures in the dark is possible thanks to the flash present. The Apple iPhone 5 is equipped with a Retina IPS color (16,777,216 colors). The Retina IPS display was originally developed for the iPhone 4 in 2010. It is a "Liquid Crystal Display" with LED lighting and a resolution of 960 x 640 pixels - in bright (sun) light is usually good to read. Later the Retina HD IPS display with a resolution of 2,048 x 1,536 pixels. This screen has a resolution of 1136 x 640 pixels

Operating system (OS)

The Apple iPhone 5 runs on iOS 6. iOS is the mobile derivative of Apple's Mac OS X operating system. New additions in iOS 6 (compared to iOS 5) include extensive Facebook integration, Apple's own Maps Navigation app (with TomTom maps), a "Do Not Disturb feature and 3G support for FaceTime. Of course we also Apple's iCloud cloud service is still supported for extensive iTunes sync with all your devices. The popular applications WhatsApp and Angry Birds for iOS 5 can be found in the Apple App Store.

iPhone differences


The iPhone 5C has the same 1.3 GHz dual-core Apple A6 processor as the original iPhone 5 , so the performance between these devices will tend to coincide. The iPhone 5S other hand, is equipped with Apple's latest (64-bit) Apple A7 processor (with a 1.3 GHz dual-core chip), which is 40 times (!) is faster than the processor in the original iPhone , and twice as fast as the processor of the original iPhone 5. Remarkably, the iPhone 5S is also fitted with an M7-coprocessor. Which is mainly used to read out, which provides opportunities for new fitness apps. Realtime compass, speedometer and gyroscope


The iPhone 5S and iPhone 5 are available in versions with 16GB, 32GB or 64GB memory. When the iPhone 5C you have a choice of 16GB or 32GB memory. None of the devices is the memory expandable via microSD. Well you get on all models free 5GB online storage via iCloud , Apple's cloud service (for this purpose is registration required).


The cameras of the original iPhone 5 and iPhone 5C do not differ very much: both devices are equipped with an 8-megapixel iSight camera (with LED flash, 1080p Full HD video and panorama shots) and a 720 HD FaceTime front camera (1.2 megapixel) with 720p HD video recorder. The iPhone 5C, however, comes with a new Camera app that allows you to shoot pictures. In a square format In addition, you can apply eight different photo filters, both before and after you have taken a picture. The camera of the iPhone 5S is significantly improved: the number of megapixels is the same, but the sensor and the number of special features is significantly improved. For example, the 5S unlike 5/5C on a dual LED flash, a slow-motion mode, and live video zoom (zoom up to 3x Video Recording). In addition, the camera 5S a 15 percent larger sensor and larger aperture, making 33 percent more light is captured - which in turn makes for better pictures. The iPhone 5S offers further as the 5C on the new Camera app, which you can take square photos.

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