Apple introduced the iPhone 5

Apple introduced the iPhone 5Apple is at a presentation in San Francisco on Wednesday, September 12, introduced a smartphone the iPhone 5.

The case is, in the words of Vice President Phil Schiller, "made only of glass and aluminum." The smartphone is thinner and lighter than its predecessors, it has a thickness of 7.6 millimeters and weighs 112 grams.

The device uses Retina display with a diagonal of 4 inches, due to what the iPhone 5 looks "higher" than the iPhone 4S. The display resolution is 1136 by 640 pixels.

Many applications, including mail, calendar, and iWork suite GarageBand, will be "redrawn" under the new screen. In the rest of the programs will be displayed on the edges of the black "of the field."

Smartphone, unlike the iPhone 4S, supports LTE. The list of operators to networks that can be connected to the unit, however, there are no Russian.

The iPhone 5 is involved processor Apple A6. Phil Schiller noted that compared to the previous model, the performance of the processor and graphics performance smartphone has doubled.

The device in standby mode is able to last 225 hours on a single charge, during video playback — ten hours and talk time when connected to 3G — eight hours.

Resolution main camera of the iPhone 5 is eight megapixels with 2.4 f-stop. The user can do on a smartphone panoramic pictures.

Another feature of the phone is the new dock connector. To replace the connector with 30 pins, which is used in mobile devices from Apple in 2003, came a smaller connector called Lightning ("Lightning"). To maintain compatibility with peripherals, Apple will release an adapter.

In the U.S., the price of the device ranges from 199 to 399 dollars with a contract. Apple announced that in connection with the announcement of the iPhone 5 stop selling the iPhone 3GS and reduces the price of the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S.

Acceptance of pre-orders for the iPhone 5 starts Sept. 14, and phone sales in the U.S. and eight other countries will begin on September 21. In total, the unit will be sold in a hundred countries, and 240 contracts with operators.

The fact that the smartphone will be named iPhone 5, it was revealed a few hours before the presentation. The name of the device was found in the search results on the site Apple. Some have suggested that the company will call the device "The New iPhone" ("New iPhone") by analogy with the third-generation iPad tablet.

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