The End of the iPhone Hype – Reality Strikes: the iPhone5

So the iPhone5 has finally come out… Summarized liveblog from Engadget as well as photo credits.

img0088 Heres the rundown: it has a 4 inch screen, 1136×640 resolution, same width as before, taller, 14% thinner, 20% lighter, all aluminum and glass, all black or white front/aluminum back, better color saturation, retina display at 326ppi, LTE of course, A6 CPU 2x better than the A5, battery life said to exceed the 4s (8 hours of talk), 8 megapixel f2.4 rear camera with sapphire lens cover, combines with the A6 core for better low light performance and faster image capture (40% faster), official panorama mode which outputs 28 megapixel image, 1080p video capture, 720p front camera, 3 mics (voice recognition and noise cancellation), NEW proprietary connection port called “Lightning” (8-signal all digital design… old accessories would need an adapter), iOS6 (updated Maps app with POIs, satellite, flyover 3D, safari with icloud integration for tab syncing, enhancements to mail, passbook, photo stream, Siri, social integration), same price as the 4S – $199 16gb, $299 32gb, $399, 64gb – ships to Singapore and HK on the 21st

img0111 img0204  Promotional video to follow (lets hope it allows for embedding)

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