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This morning 10am PST Apple unveiled their new iPhone, they officially named it iPhone 5. They are claiming this is the thinnest, fastest and lightest iPhone yet. And as a matter of fact it is. But, not the thinnest, fastest and lightest phone out there. Check few of the very impressive features of the new iPhone.

iPhone 5’s highlighted features:

1. Longer 4 inch 16:9 ratio ratina display with resolution of 1136×640
2. 8MP iSight camera with Panorama, improved night mode and ability to take pictures while shooting video
3. GSM and CDMA models with 4G LTE
4. 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi (802.11n 2.4GHz and 5GHz)
5. Bluetooth 4.0
6. 1.2MP FaceTime camera
7. All iOS6 features fully supported

Pricing:

$199 for 16GB, $299 for 32GB and $399 for 64GB models. Available in Black and While colors.

Pre-orders start from 14th and will ship for September 21st 2012 with retail release at 8am.

Conclusion:

Pretty unimpressive event by Apple and Tim Cook. I missed Steve Jobs in this event. His absence was stongly felt. This was one of the lamest 20min iPhone demonstration ever. As far as the device concerned, it is not much of a great upgrade from iPhone4S or iPhone4. Many people would skip it becuase there is no big of an improvement except for 4G LTE and the bigger screen. But, for the other pool of fans these are the most wanted and anticipated features for iPhone.

If you are deciding not to go with iPhone 5, you still can enjoy almost all of it’s features on your iPhone 4 and 4S. Because, iPhone 5’s most and very important feature is iOS6.

For me, the news that new iPhone is releasing is enough to upgrade my current iPhone.

Posted by Parag Joshi

A Healthcare IT professional and occasional blogger. My inspiration behind blogging comes from the idea of giving back to the online community. When someone Googles and finds what they are looking for, it's because someone else wrote it online. Keep blogging!

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