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iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C & iOS 7 : Highlights

iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C & iOS 7

As we all had hoped that the Apple event would bring us the all new supercharged iPhone even after the leaks weren’t very impressive when considering the specifications and looks that were very similar to the iPhone 5 Apple somehow managed to keep it calm. There were three major announcements we had been waiting for Apple to come up with. Lets us have a look on each.

Apple iPhone 5C

The Apple iPhone 5c turned out to be exactly what we had hoped it to. It is made up of hard-coated polycarbonate instead of Aluminium like its originator the iPhone 5, this makes some things obvious about it. Firstly it is much thicker when compared to the iPhone 5 which was just 7.6mm thick the iPhone 5C takes it upto the 9mm mark, Secondly the weight has also gone up from 112g of the iPhone 5 to a 132g of the iPhone 5C and lastly the factor may come as an advantage the color choices are now White, Blue, Green, Yellow and Pink from the previously offered White & Black. When it comes to the Processor, Camera, Display, RAM & LTE connectivity it retains all of it from the iPhone 5.

The Highlighted Specifications of the iPhone 5C are :

  • Display : 640 x 1136 pixels, 4.0 inches (~326 ppi)
  • Processor : Apple A6 (Dual core).
  • Storage : 16/32/64 with 1GB RAM.
  • Camera : 8MP Primary & 1.2MP Secondary.
  • Video Recording : 1080p @ 30fps & 720p @ 30fps.
  • Operating System : Apple iOs 7.
  • Colors : White, Blue, Green, Yellow & Pink
  • Price : cost $99 for the 16GB and $199 for the 32GB (2 Year Contract)

Apple iOS 7

Well the Apple iOS 7 has been with us for a long time now as Beta versions (For real-time testing purpose) but today was the day that Apple finally opened up on its final RELEASE. It will be seeding to all the Apple gadgets from on the 18th of September. The update will not be costing anything (you don’t know that when its Apple) and will offer these specific applications that Apple emphasized on their event –  iPhoto, iMovie, Pages, Numbers and Keynote . Also what comes a fact is that iOS 7 is a 64-bit OS, but it’s backward compatible with all the currently available 32-bit apps.

The List of Devices that will receive an Update to iOS 7 are listed below : 

  • iPhone 4 and Later.
  • iPad 2 and later.
  • iPad mini.
  • iPod touch (5th generation).

Apple iPhone 5S

Apple managed to keep the hype not on the looks but under the hood with the iPhone 5S. The successor to the iPhone 5 remains identical to it but where it shows the difference is the new Golden color addition. Well as we said the changes takes place under the hood the iPhone 5S is powered by a new chip called the Apple A7 which as expected offers greater power than the A6. Apple claims it to be 42 times faster than the Original iPhone (Yes the very 1st not iPhone 5) and graphics 52 times faster, the new chip is also based on the 64 Bit architecture as we learned earlier in the iOS 7 section. The Open GL ES 3.0 is also supported and is accompanied by the M7, a motion co-processor, which measures motion data continuously from the sensors (accelerometer, gyroscope, and compass). The new camera (Still 8MP) has a wider f/2.2 aperture (as opposed to f/2.4), 15% larger image sensor and a dual flash with “True Tone”. Last but not the least is a Touch sensor in the Home button (know as Touch ID) used for various operations from unlocking to in-operation authentication.

The Highlighted Specifications of the iPhone 5S are : 

  • Display : 640 x 1136 pixels, 4.0 inches (~326 ppi pixel density) LED-backlit IPS LCD.
  • Processor : Apple A7.
  • Storage : 16/32/64 with 1GB RAM.
  • Camera : 8MP Primary (1.5 µm pixel size)  & 1.2MP Secondary.
  • Video Recording : 1080p @30fps + 72op @120fps & 720p @30fps.
  • Operating System : Apple iOs 7.
  • Colors : White, Black & Golden.
  • Price : cost 199$ for the 16GB, 299$ for the 32GB & 399$ for the 64GB (2 Year Contract).
[important]We will soon bring our detailed article on each of these stay tuned for updates. Also let us know what you think of the Apple event today in the comments section below.[/important]

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