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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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Apple iPhone 3GS Now Available For Just INR 9,999 From Aircel

Its a good news for iPhone lovers, Aircel offering Apple iPhone 3GS for just Rs. 9,999 instead of Rs. 19,999.
Apple iPhone 3GS Now For INR 9,999
These devices are factory unlocked iPhone 3GS units, which means users can use it on any GSM network. With this offer, Aircel subscribers can get unlimited data usage (2G/3G depending on 3G availability in the circle) for a year with Advance rental plan of Rs. 3,000 for post-paid customers.

Aircel subscriber, after a year can shift to Simple Value 499 Plan (in 2G circles), or 399 Smart PI plan (in 3G circles). In 3G circles customers can shift any existing Aircel plan after a year.

Aircel iPhone 3GS Postpaid Advance rental Plan

Benefits 3G circles 2G Circles
Free minutes/month (Local+National) NA 1000 mins (Local+STD)
Free data/month Unlimited Unlimited
Free SMS/month NA 2500 (L+N)
Validity 12 months 6 months
Device cost Rs. 9999 Rs. 9999
Advance rental Rs. 3000 Rs. 3000
Total Cost Rs. 12,999 Rs. 12,999

In 3G (speeds up to 3.6 Mbps) circles, after 2GB speed would be reduced to 128 kbps. No any Pre-Paid plans announced yet. The Apple iPhone 3GS is available from Aircel Stores.

So make hurry for your favourite iPhone !!!

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Steam Releases iOS App For iPhone And iPod Touch

Steam – the ultimate online game platform and widely used game distribution network for the Mac as well as PERSONAL COMPUTER, unveiled a friendly App for iOS. This App doesn’t provide an actual Steam gaming feel to the iOS platform, however features much like Microsoft’s Xbox Live companion application. This App includes a segment along with Steam game sales, as well as lets you chat with Steam buddies, browse community groups of the platform, as well as view user profiles.

The Steam App’s description points

“With the free Steam app for iOS, you can participate in the Steam community wherever you go. Chat with your Steam friends, browse community groups and user profiles, read the latest gaming news and stay up to date on unbeatable Steam sales.“

This App is free for the iPhone and iPod touch and is available on the iTunes App Store.

So, When Will you try Steam’s iPhone App?

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How To Glow Apple Logo In iPhone 4S

Chinese manufacturer K.O. Gadget has just released a new hack which will make the Apple logo on the back of your iPhone 4/4S glow, that is as like as the logo on MacBooks. This may be strange for you but it really works and the logo will glow when the iPhone’s display turns on. The good thing is that you can also do this at home with in 5 minutes.

The company K.O. Gadget will provide you the kit to do the mod for $42, then you can done at home in less than 5 minutes and obviously it would void your iPhone’s warranty.

The mod is actually pretty simple since you are only replacing the back panel of your iPhone. The back panel has a transparent Apple logo which lets light pass through it, but the trick is the “light strip” that you add to it…

The mod is very simple and easy. You just have to replace the back panel of your iPhone. The transparent Apple logo back-panel allows light to pass through, but the cue is the “light strip” that you add in.

The process has the following steps :

  • Remove the 2 screws flanking the iPhone’s dock connector port
  • Slide open and remove the rear panel
  • Remove the 5 screws near the flash
  • Lift up the power connector of the screen
  • Position the light panel, then connect and mount it using the 3M sticker (details will be provided after purchase)
  • Replace the 5 screws near the flash
  • Slide on the included rear panel with the transparent logo (so that the light is visible through it)
  • Replace the 2 remaining screws flanking the dock connector port

You can also see how this take place in the below video.

[SOURCE : 9to5mac]

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An iPhone App Can Relief your Headache

We know that these days there are so many apps for smart phone for doing everything available, that can do anything from helping you to improve your football game, to become better lover and more. Speciously, there is a software for your iPhone that can help to reduce your headaches. This apps, Brainwave Headache Relief is used to synchronize your brainwaves to deeply relaxing low-frequency alpha and theta waves to help provide headache relief.

BrainWave Headache Relief virtually connects with your brain and synchronizes your brainwaves to a specific frequency by sending two different audible frequencies to each ear, which after being processed are perceived as a low-frequency tone matching human brainwaves. Studies show various states of mind to be associated with these low frequencies, ranging from an alert and focused state to deep sleep.

How ever it is free, but it is packed with more features than other similar apps. Also there are so many background sounds you can choose among them including Ocean, Thunder, Rain, and Pink noise and frequency setting. It has a timer also by which you can fall asleep using the iPhone app.If you suffer from frequently headaches you can try BrainWave Headache Relief. It may be helpful to you.

So the next time whenever you have a headache, try BrainWave Headache Relief. It is available in the App Store for free.

You don’t have to lose anything except your headache may be.

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