The new iPhone 5 is beautifully crafted out of glass and aluminium and is the slimmest phone ever made by Apple measuring just 7.6mm thick and the slimmer dimensions also mean it is 20% lighter than the 4S at just 112 grams.
The larger Retina Display (326 pixels per inch) with 1136×640 pixels measures 4-inches, this is bigger than other iPhones but the dimensions have only increased on its length rather than its width. The vertical pixels add a 5th row of icons to the home screen and offers a greater amount of web page information in the visible area. A greater area of visible screen is also perfect for reading emails and all iWorks apps are re-done to work with the bigger display along with iLife, iWork, iPhoto and Garageband. Widescreen movies look even better too with 44% more colour saturation than the iPhone 4S, and is now taken to sRGB display specification.
The first new feature is Ultrafast Wireless Technology - GPRS, EDGE, EV-DO, HSPA. Now: HDPA+, DC-HSPDA, and LTE, which means 4G LTE has arrived on the iPhone. Wireless speeds of up to 150Mbps will be available.
The New processor inside the iPhone 5 is an A6 quad-core powerhouse that offers 2x faster performance overall than the A5 chip and 2x faster graphics offering a huge jump in performance, but it's 22% smaller.
The iSight camera has an 8 megapixel sensor, 3264×2448 resolution, hybrid IR filter, 5 elements lens, f/2.4 aperture and dynamic low light mode, precision lens alignment, sapphire crystal (which protects the lens and improves clarity). Built in panorama mode combines images for a 28 megapixel end result. 1080p video with face detection for up to 8 people is featured and there are three microphones built in for improved audio capture. The front facing camera is now 720p for even better video chats over FaceTime.
iOS 6 (upgradeable to iOS7) is on board the iPhone 5 with a new Maps app that will replace Google, turn-by-turn directions, which use Siri and 3D in both landscape and portrait modes. Flyover effect is also featured with 3D game-level graphics that provide a real-life SimCity feel.
Siri has been improved and it can now be used to update your Facebook status and this along with more than 200 new features in iOS6 make the iPhone 5 an incredible phone to use.
The battery life is now 8 hours for 3G talk time, 3G browsing, LTE browsing. 10 hours battery life for Wi-Fi and video, 40 hours for music and 225 hours of standby.
The iPhone 5 is bursting with amazing features and the iOS6 takes usability to the next level and here you can compare iPhone 5 mobile phone deals.