Review of: iPhone 5
Mobile Phone:
Sanchit Singh
$199 - $399

Reviewed by:
On September 17, 2012
Last modified:September 17, 2012


A long-awaited revolutionary mobile phone hit the world on 12th of September. Apple announced its new iPhone 5. It is good to know that the new iPhone 5 costs around $168 to make, but sells for $399. As expected, the new iPhone is 18% thinner than the iPhone 4S. In this phone, Apple offers an A6 chip which is two times faster and 22% smaller than the old A5 chip. iPhone 5 has the same width as iPhone 4s. So its very easy for you to hold iPhone 5 with one hand. So over all it has a larger display, faster chip, ultra fast Wi-Fi technology, 8 megapixel camera and much more.

iPhone 5

 Features :

These are the most important features of iPhone 5.

Dimensions 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
Weight 112 g
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels, 4.0 inches (~326 ppi pixel density)
Display Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Primary Camera 8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging
Music Play Up to 40 h
Talk Time Up to 8 h (2G) / Up to 8 h (3G)
StandBy Time Up to 225 h (2G) / Up to 225 h (3G)
Multimedia Management
Music Player yes
Loud Speaker Yes
3.5 mm Jack yes
Wlan/Wi-fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Plus Cellular
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
USB Yes, v2.0
Browser HTML (Safari)
OS iOS 6
Chipset Apple A6
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Internal 16/32/64 GB storage
System Memory 1024 MB RAM
E-Mail IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Other Features
Colors Black/Slate, White/Silver
Radio No
Organizer Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator
GPS yes
Multitouch yes

 Specifications : 

The most important specs of iPhone 5 are its design, camera, screen, operating system, browser and connectivity.

  • Design : The new iPhone 5 is 18% thinner (0.30 inch vs. 0.37 inch thick) than old iPhone 4S. According to Apple, it is the thinnest (7.6 millimeters) handset around. Its retina display expands from 3.5 inches to 4 inches. Apple promises that wide screen movies looks better with 44% more color saturation that iPhone 4S. Its weight is very light (112 grams).
  • Camera : It has 8 megapixel camera (being 3,264×2,448 pixels) with lots of features list. Having a new dynamic light mode, you will be able to launch photography apps up to 2.1 times faster. It has better low light performance and capture pics faster.
  • iOS 6 : Apple iPhone 5 runs on iOS 6 that gives you more features and makes the things better for you everyday. This new OS brings 200 new features such as an improved Siri, turn-by-turn navigation and Facebook integration etc for Apple lovers.
  • Processor : The new iPhone 5 has an A6 chip which is two time faster that the old A5 chip. This A6 chip make the graphics more faster and give you a better graphic experience. This chip is 22% smaller than old A5 chip. Users can see web page load 2.1 times faster and the music app with songs loads 1.9 times faster.
    • Battery & Connectivity : iPhone 5 delivers a decent of 8 hours of 3G talk time, 8 hours of 3G browsing, 8 hours of LTE browsing, 10 hours of Wi-Fi browsing, 10 hours of video playback, 40 hours of music playback, and 225 hours of standby time. Apart from this, it has a ultra fast Wi-Fi technology with gives you a better and faster experience in web browsing.

  Price :

This phone is available in three storage models. All models are available in two colors, black and white. The 16GB model is $199, the 32GB $299, and the 64GB $399. You can find more information of iPhone 5 at apple’s official website.

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Sanchit Singh is an IT Professional and blogger at BigPassage. You can connect with me on Facebook and Google+ at +Sanchit Singh. Go to page to know more about me.

One Response so far.

  1. isaac says:

    That’s a huge margin in price, they make around 100% profit, pretty nice phone though.

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