Category: iPhone 5

Apple iPhone 5 Launched in India Finally

After being launched globally on September 21, the much-awaited Apple’s iPhone 5 launched in Indian market on Friday on November 2, 2012. The latest version of Apple Inc.’s iconic iPhone will be now available in retail stores across India.
Apple iPhone 5 Launched in India
Apple iPhone 5 is launched at promotional events in New Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai and Bangalore. The company has partnered with distribution masters Redington and Ingram Micro, which revealed the launch date for the phone last week, to retail the device across India.

Apple iPhone 5 has been priced at Rs.45,500 for the 16GB model, Rs.52,500 for the 32GB model and Rs.59,500 for the 64GB model.

The device is featuring a larger 4-inch screen and a much more powerful A6 processor, the iPhone 5 is a major step up from the iPhone 4S.

The phone is now incredibly slim with a thickness of just 7.6mm. The svelte smartphone is also remarkably light weighing just 112gms.

The new phone is built on A6 chip, which Apple says, is up to twice as fast compared with the A5 chip that were available in previous version of phone.

“Response is very good. Our first stock is already booked, still we are getting bookings,” said Vikas Malhotra, store manager at iWorld.

Although Apple’s products are not as popular in India compared to western countries, the brand is steadily gaining traction among affluent professionals who don’t mind paying a premium for the iconic products. In a change from previous years, the iPhone will be available in retail stores and not just through Apple’s carrier partners.

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Apple iPhone 5 Specs And Price

Finally, Apple launched the iPhone 5, from Thursday midnight, the new iPhone 5 became available for pre-order online though the Apple, Verizon, Sprint and AT&T sites.
iPhone 5 prices
Hence only contract pricing for the device has been released for the US market, starting from $199 for the 16GB version , $299 for the 32GB version and $399 for the 64GB version.

The above given price does not include taxes and hence you can expect it cost an additional 7-10% depending on where your shipping address is.

Here we are giving some of the key specs of iPhone 5.

Size and weight :

  • Height : 4.87 inches (123.8 mm)
  • Width : 2.31 inches (58.6 mm)
  • Depth : 0.30 inch (7.6 mm)
  • Weight : 3.95 ounces (112 grams)

Cellular and Wireless :

  • GSM model A1428*: UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 4 and 17)
  • CDMA model A1429*: CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B (800, 1900, 2100 MHz); UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 13, 25)
  • GSM model A1429*: UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5)
  • 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi (802.11n 2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology

Display :

  • Retina display
  • 4-inch (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch display
  • 1136-by-640-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
  • 800:1 contrast ratio (typical)
  • 500 cd/m2 max brightness (typical)
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating on front
  • Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously

Camera And Video :

  • 8-megapixel iSight camera
  • Panorama
  • Video recording, HD (1080p) up to 30 frames per second with audio
  • FaceTime HD camera with 1.2MP photos and HD video (720p) up to 30 frames per second
  • Autofocus
  • Tap to focus video or still images
  • Face detection in video or still images
  • LED flash
  • Improved video stabilization
  • Photo and video geotagging

Power and Battery :

  • Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter
  • Talk time : Up to 8 hours on 3G
  • Standby time : Up to 225 hours
  • Internet use : Up to 8 hours on 3G, up to 8 hours on LTE, up to 10 hours on Wi-Fi
  • Video playback : Up to 10 hours
  • Audio playback : Up to 40 hours

A little warning that iPhone warranty is applicable in only the country of purchase unlike iPads and Macs which have global warranty.

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