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What's The Difference - Comparing The iPhone 5 to the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4

Updated Friday, September 21, 2012
iPhone Buyer's Guide

iPhone 5
Apple is up to iPhone 5 now, ready for purchase on Friday the 21st of September 2012.  For those of you who waited for days outside an Apple Store so that you could be the first to get your hands on the object of your desire ... Good on ya, ... but are you crazy?  It is a freaking phone not a ticket to the last Dave Mathews concert! True it has more computing power than the original Lunar Module (or at the very least Sputnik 2 ... Laika was the real top dog in that hunt .... at least until the mission was over). But you kids have fun (I am talking to you Wozniak), you are only young once (especially if your name is Laika).  Below you will find a comparison of the major features of the iPhone 5  to the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4. You will also find links to reviews (more to come), and links to further information. If you find something missing that you think should be included or something we have erroneously proffered ... Let us know.  In the meantime did you know that people are paying in excess of $1,000 for an unlocked iPhone 5 on eBay .... Now that really is crazy!

Latest iPhone News
Study: iPhone, iPad still dominate small, medium businesses
[AppleTell] Holiday gift options: High fashion cases for iPhone 5
Google?s ten quick tips for using Google Maps for iPhone
Nielsen?s Top 10 iPhone Apps of 2012
Head To Head: Google Maps And Apple Maps Battle For iPhone Users

More iPhone News Stories .....

iPhone 5 Reviews
iPhone 5 review -  engadget
With iPhone 5, Apple Has Chiseled The Smartphone To Near Perfection -  techcrunch
iPhone 5 review -  t3.com
Review: Apple iPhone 5 in front of the smartphone  pack -  usatoday
Apple iPhone 5 -  cnet
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iPhone 5 Information
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Wikipedia
Press Release
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iPhone Buyer's Guide
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Apple
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Amazon
PowerMax
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iPhone 4

Black     White
8GB   16GB  or 32GB
iPhone 4S


Black     White
16GB   32GB  or 64GB
iPhone 5



Black & Slate     White & Silver
16GB   32GB  or 64GB
Announced Announced: June 7, 2010 Announced: October 4, 2011
September 12, 2012
Display 3.5-inch (diagonal) Retina display
960-by-640 resolution
326 ppi
3.5-inch (diagonal) Retina display
960-by-640 resolution
326 ppi
4- inch (diagonal) Retina display
1136- by- 640 resolution
326 ppi
Size &Weight
Height: 4.5 inches (115.2 mm)
Width: 2.31 inches (58.6 mm)
Depth: 0.37 inch (9.3 mm)
Weight: 4.8 ounces (137 grams)
Height: 4.5 inches (115.2 mm)
Width: 2.31 inches (58.6 mm)
Depth: 0.37 inch (9.3 mm)
Weight: 4.9 ounces (140 grams)
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)
Capacity
  8GB 16GB or 32GB 16GB, 32GB or 64GB 16GB,  32GB  or 64GB
Wireless
GSM/EDGE
UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA
CDMA EV-DO Rev. A
Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n; 802.11n
Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
GPS
GSM/EDGE
UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA;
CDMA EV-DO Rev. A
Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n; 802.11n
Bluetooth 4.0
GPS
GSM model: GSM/EDGE
UMTS/HSPA+/DC- HSDPA
LTE3
CDMA EV- DO Rev. A and Rev. B
Wi- Fi (802.11a/b/g/n; 802.11n
Bluetooth 4.0
GPS
SIM Type
  micro-SIM  micro-SIM
Nano- SIM
Camera, Photos & Video
iSight Camera 5 megapixel
720p HD video recording 30 fps
LED flash
Front camera with VGA-quality
photos and video at up to 30 frames
 per second

Support for: 1024 by 768 pixel
with Apple VGA Adapter
576p and 480p with Apple
Component  AV Cable
iSight Camera 8 megapixel
Five-element lens
1080p HD video recording 30 fps
LED flash
Panorama
video stabilization
Face detection in still images
Front camera with VGA-quality photos and video at up to 30 frames per second

AirPlay Mirroring to Apple TV support at 720p
Video mirroring and video out support
Up to 1080p with Apple Digital AV Adapter
iSight Camera 8 megapixel
1080p HD video recording 30 fps
LED flash
Five- element lens
Panorama

FaceTime Camera
1.2MP photos
720p HD video
iPhone 5 to any FaceTime- enabled
 device over Wi- Fi or cellular

Improved video stabilization
Take still photos while recording video
Face detection

AirPlay Mirroring to Apple TV support at 720p
AirPlay video streaming to Apple TV
(3rd generation) at up to 1080p and
Apple TV (2nd generation) at up to
720p
Processor
Apple A4
1 GHz (underclocked to 800 MHz)
Apple Dual-core Apple A5
1 GHz (underclocked to 800 MHz)
Apple A6
1 GHz
Buttons & Connectors



Power
Talk time: Up to 7 hours on 3G,
 up to 14 hours on 2G (GSM)
Browsing time:
Up to 6 hours on 3G
Up to 8 hours on 3G
Up to 10 hours on Wi-Fi
Standby time: Up to 300 hours
Video playback: Up to 10 hours
Audio playback: Up to 40 hours
Talk time: Up to 8 hours on 3G, up to
14 hours on 2G (GSM)
Browsing time:
Up to 6 hours on 3G
Up to 8 hours on 3G
Up to 9 hours on Wi-Fi
Standby time: Up to 200 hours
Video playback: Up to 10 hours
Audio playback: Up to 40 hours
Talk time: Up to 8 hours on 3G
Browsing time:
Up to 8 hours on LTE
Up to 8 hours on 3G
Up to 10 hours on Wi- Fi
Standby time: Up to 225 hours
Other Features
Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic
Dock Connector
Siri

More Details ...
Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic
Dock Connector
Siri


More Details ...
Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic
Lightning connector
  Siri


More Details ...


An Insider's View of the iPhone 5 From Our Friends Over At ifixit



Ok Humpty Dumpty .... Lets see how fast you can put this thing back together - there is gold in them thar parts



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