iPhone 5
iPhone 5 iPhone 5
sep 13, 2012
iPhone 5

apple iPhone 5

apple has demonstrated that with the iPhone 5, the highly considered approach to re-inventing the manufacturing processes
results in highly efficient electronics. by providing an all new precisely engineered 7.6 millimeter aluminum and ceramic glass
enclosure, the phone exults a longer body with a four-inch retina display that boasts 1136×640 pixels of resolution.

in order to maintain a proportionate display, apple has decided to enlarge the screen by creating a 16×9 widescreen format,
but remains dimensionally as wide as the iPhone 4s so it can still be comfortably operated using one hand.
the incorporation
of LTE wireless technology and an A6 CPU accelerates performance, graphics download speeds and optimizes battery life
to provide up to 8 hours of network browsing and talk time. 

apple iPhone 5 video

iOS 6 software; maps and safari interface

pre-loaded with iOS 6, the entire software and interaction experience is elevated by including features such as siri, iCloud and a refined 
version of GPS maps, where its vector based graphics and text are detailed for smooth panning when users zoom in and out. 

re-designed ‘lighting connector’ pin

a new lighting connector replaces its original 30-pin charging port with a reversible digital, eight-signal cable system. the auxiliary port 
is now also located next to the dock to reduce clutter and introduce additional space for internal hardware achieving an 18% thinner 
and 20% lighter 112 gram body. 

multi-tasked video and image capture interface

an 8MP iSight camera has improved HDR capabilities for better color and tone and reduced motion blur and integrates a feature that enables 
users to take seamless 240 degree panoramic shots. the camera is equipped with sensors that can snap still images while simultaneously 
capturing HD video at 1080p. 

‘earpod’ headphones

a completely re-designed ‘earpod’ headphone set has been ergonomically engineered to dramatically increase the audio experience
with noise-canceling features, where they have been developed to correctly fit almost every ear-type. 

product specifications:

processor: apple A6 chip 
display: 4 inch retina dsiplay
OS: iOS 6
connectivity: bluetooth 4.0, 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi (802.11n 2.4GHz and 5GHz), LTE

memory: 16/32/64GB user memory 
dimension: 58.6 x 123.8 x 7.6 mm
weight: 112 g
battery: rechargeable Li-ion 

camera: main: 8 megapixel with auto focus & LED Flash, front: 1.2 megapixel 

comments policy
login with designboom
designboom's comment policy guidelines
generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

- please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
- please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
- please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
- please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
- please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
(there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
the best 100-200 entries too.)

a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

apps (107 articles)