Although we don’t usually post mobile news, we felt the need to inform you about the newly announced iPhone 5. The iPhone 5 will be released on September 28th and sports a super high-res “Retina Display” screen (1136×640 resolution) with 326 pixels per inch, that is 4 inches larger than the one of its predecessor .
The iPhone 5 will feature HSPA+, DC-HSDPA, and the long-awaited & long-rumored LTE support. In the United States Apple has LTE support with Sprint, Verizon and AT&T. The iPhone 5’s WiFi protocol has also been updated & now features 2.4ghz & 5ghz on 802.11n.
iPhone 5 is powered by a brand-new A6 CPU. iPhone 5’s performance (in both CPU and GPU) is said to be doubled from its predecessor, and Apple had on stage Electronic Arts who demonstrated a new racing game. According to EA and Apple, iPhone 5 will be able to display visuals that are comparable to those of current-generation consoles.
iPhone 5’s battery will allow for 8 hours of continuous talk time, 10 hours of video, 40 hours of music and an impressive 225 hours of standby before requiring a charge. In addition, the new camera features an 8 megapixel sensor and is said to be 40% faster at photo capture.
The iPhone 5 will be available in both black and white. With a contract, the iPhone 5 will cost $199 for a 16GB device, $399 for 32GB and $499 for 64GB.