Apple iPhone5 Launched...What Rumors came true

Apple iPhone5 Launched...What Rumors came true. Below are they:

1) The new iPhone 5 has the same retina display as on its predecessor. But Apple finally upped the screen size to 4 inches, up from the 3.5-inch display that was on all its predecessors. That permits a fifth row of app icons on the home screen.

2) The new iPhone 5 is slightly taller than its earlier models and is the thinnest and lightest iPhone ever made -- 18% thinner than its immediate predecessor, the iPhone 4S.

3) Made entirely of glass and aluminium, the iPhone 5 is 20 percent lighter than the 4S.

4) The iPhone 5 can is 4G or LTE. Apple will be working in the U.S. with AT&T, Sprint and Verizon Wireless, as well as several other carriers in Canada and overseas.

5) Apple claims the iPhone5 offers up to 8 hours of 3G talk time off its battery.

6)The new iPhone, the iPhone5, is powered by a fast A6 chip. Apple claims that this means quick launch of photos, music, and various app.

7) Compared to iPhone 4S, the new iPhone has an improved iSight camera that Apple says increases performance in low light. Apple says it can capture pictures 40% faster than before.

8) The new iPhone 5 has the ability to capture panorama images. On the launch event, Apple showed a stunning 28-megapixels panoramic image of the Golden Gate Bridge.

9) The iPhone5 has an improved the front-facing FaceTime camera.

10) The new iPhone5 has three microphones, with better speakers. Apple has incorporated new "wideband audio" technology to bolster sound by filling up more of the frequency spectrum.

11) Apple iPhone 5 has not changed its connector. There is the same 30-pin connector that has been on the iPhone since 2003. Other Connectivity options include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi syncing.

12) Apple is evolving the connector to a technology called Lightning, amusing itself after Apple's other emerging connector, Thunderbolt. The new connector is 80% smaller. Apple is working with Bose, JBL and others for the connector.

13) In order to avoid any heartburn, which an Apple user and a prospective iPhone5 user may suffer by glancing at his/her accessories for the older connector, Apple is coming out with an adapter that would let an iPhone user use those accessories.

14) As expected, the new iPhone has iOS 6 software upgrade. This means better Siri- Apple Voice Assistant. Siri improvements include, querying iPhone5 for sports scores, movie recommendations and to launch apps. That apart, the built-in Maps and directions, are said to be great in iOS 6 -- zoom in to get virtual photo-realistic tours of an area through Maps.

15) iOS 6 made enhancements to Notification Center and Safari. Through iCloud Tabs, the iPhone 5 user will be able to access webpages that were opened on PC at Home or office. The Key new Mail features include, the ability to make certain senders to important contacts, easily access their mail amidst all the junk

16) iOS 6 noted offering is the Passbook, a repository for boarding passes, coupons and such. There's also the feature to display one's boarding pass from the iPhone lock screen.

17)  iOS 6 also brings the Shared Photo Streams. This feature allows sharing of images with friends.

18) iOS 6 brings Comprehensive Facebook implementation.

19) Now a FaceTime call can be made over the cellular data network -- previously it was just Wi-Fi.

20) Apple informs that there are more than 200 new features in iOS 6.Separate from the iPhone5 announcement.

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