New iPhone 5 FAQs: Display, Hardware, Camera, iPhone 5’s Price Related Queries Answered

By Sidharth | Apple

The new iPhone 5 is here. If you haven’t followed the event last night, you may want to read this article to know some interesting facts about the new iPhone 5. Should you have any questions, feel free to ask me.

iPhone 5 Display FAQs:

What is the screen size of iPhone 5?

The new iPhone 5 has a 4-inch touchscreen with a Retina display and density of 326 pixel per inch which contributes for a better video clarity compared to the previous iPhones.

What is the resolution of the new iPhone 5?

The resolution is 1136×640 that is obviously more than iPhone 4S’s 940×640 resolution.

iPhone 5 Hardware FAQs:

What processor does the iPhone run?

Under the hood, the new iPhone 5 has Cortex A6 processor with A-15 chip. In other words, this is Apple’s best smartphone that delivers snappier performance and is quite powerful to run any kind of games and apps.

Can I transfer data at high speed?

The new iPhone 5 comes with a 4G LTE chip which provides an astonishing speeds. Depending on the service provider and network’s coverage, the iPhone 5 with 4G can download data at megabits per second. There’s also 3G and WiFi support, as usual.

How thin is the new iPhone 5?

Apple calls the new iPhone 5 as the “world’s thinnest smartphone.” At 7.6-mm thick, the new iPhone 5 is 18% thinner than iPhone 5 and 20% lighter (weighs 112 gram).

What’s with the 9 pin connector?

Apple iPhones used to ship with a 30-pin dock connector like this one, but the new iPhone 5 comes with a new 9 pin connector (photo) — it’s smaller and transfers data faster.

Where are the microphones located?

The iPhone 5 has three microphones — one at the bottom, another at the rear and the last microphone is located at the top.

iPhone 5 Camera FAQs:

What kind of camera does the iPhone 5 have?

The iPhone 5 comes with two cameras: one is the rear camera which is of 8MP, and the other is a front camera (2MP). Pictures are captured at 28MP when you are capturing through the rear camera’s panorama mode.

How are the features of the iPhone’s camera?

The new iPhone 5 camera is 25% smaller and is supposedly snappier compared to iPhone 4S’s camera. The camera has a backside illumination, hybrid IR filter, f/24 aperture for capturing good quality photos.

How clear are the FaceTime calls using iPhone 5?

Video calling features have been enhanced. Now, making FaceTime calls in HD at 720p is possible through the front camera. Apple has also introduced a new feature that makes the quality of the sound better while also eliminating background noise through its noise cancellation technology.

iPhone 5 Battery FAQs:

How good is the new iPhone 5’s battery?

There’s 225 hours of standby time; 8 hours of 3G talk-time; 10 hours of Wi-Fi browsing; and 8 hours of 4G LTE browsing — once again, battery life has been greatly improved.

How many hours of videos and songs can I play?

With the new iPhone 5, you can have a 10 hours of video playback and play 40 hours of music.

iPhone 5 Price FAQs:

What’s the cost of iPhone 5?

The iPhone 5 comes in three variants: 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB. A 16GB iPhone 5 is priced at $199, 32GB at $299 while 64GB iPhone is available at $399 under contract.

What’s the cost of unlocked iPhone 5?

Apple hasn’t officially announced the price of an unlocked iPhone 5. The company is probably said to reveal the pricing after the pre-orders, probably by the end of this week.

About the Author

Hi, I am Sidharth. Full-time blogger. Editor of Blogote. And a self-proclaimed geek!