Apple introduces the iPhone 5

After months of speculation, Apple has finally unveiled the much hyped next generation iPhone – the iPhone 5. As seen previously through a multitude of leaks, the iPhone 5 does indeed have a 4″ (diagonal) screen, has the same width as the iPhone 4/4S, and its body is about 18% slimmer (9.3mm vs 7.6mm) and weights 20% lighter (112g). Here are some quick stats:

  • Made entirely of glass and aluminum
  • Two toned back
  • Thinnest smartphone in the world at 7.6mm thick
  • Weights 112 grams (20% lighter than the 4S)
  • 326ppi Retina display, 4-inches. 1136 x 640 resolution
  • Screen has 44% better color saturation. Touch panel is integrated into the display (meaning its thinner, sharper and has less glare in sunlight)
  • 5 rows of icons, plus a bottom row of 4 shortcuts
  • Old apps run letterboxed
  • Runs on LTE network

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