Many people have been waiting for apple to confirm the release of iPhone 5. However, as the time passed, yesterday they confirmed the pricing as well as the availability date. Everyone had their different opinions regarding this announcement. Others were excited for the information and others could not wait to get it and evaluate it for themselves.
The pre-order of the devised will start on September date 14th. This day will be on a Friday and the pricing for the old iPhone 4S which was going at a price of $199 for 16GB will reduce to $ 99 and the price for iPhone 4 will reduce to almost to zero. Apple announces that the day they will ship it to 8 countries would be on 21st September.
The countries were they will ship iPhone 5 are U.S., Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, and Singapore. They continued by saying that other countries will get iPhone 5 on September 28th and they plan to ship it to 100 countries and use 240 carriers by December 2012. The full list of the 22 countries to complete the list of countries that are expected to get iPhone 5 are Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
As it is mentioned above, the iPhone 4S 16 GB will remain available in the market for just $99, and the 8GB iPhone will become free.
What designs should expect iPhone 5 to have?
Apple announced that iPhone 5 will have some of the best features as well as hardware. Therefore, what makes iPhone 5 the best smart phone?
- Bigger screen: iPhone 5 will have a larger screen than the other iPhones.
- Twice the speed: the operating speed has been enhanced. This means that they have upgraded its chips for faster performance.
- It is made entirely out of glass and aluminum
- Retina display: the screen is a 4-inch widescreen multy-touch display. 1136 by 640 pixel and has the best screen resolution. It has 44 percent more color saturation that the other iPhone.
- HSPA+, DC-HSDPA
- Wi-Fi connection. (2.4Ghz and 5Ghz on 802.11n)
- A6 chip: this will make the phone faster and the chip is 22% smaller
- Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery: 225 hours of standby, 8 hours of LTE, 10 hours of Wi-Fi, 8 hours of 3G, and 10 hours of video
- iSight: 8-megapixel, backside flash, five-element lens, sapphire lens and better low-light performance.
- 40% faster on photo capture and HD video recording.
- Audio system: it has an improved speaker design. The speaker is 20% smaller and has wideband audio
- Apple Ear-Pods with Remote and Microphone
- iOS 6: Passbook, GPS, Maps
These are just few features that you should expect on iPhone 5. For more details, kindly go to apples web page and you will get all the information there.