The full details about the design and specifications is given below:
Weight and Size:
iPhone 5 is the slimmest smartphone measuring 7.6mm thick and is 18% thinner and 20% lighter than iPhone 4S. It has an anodized aluminium body with diamond cut chamfered edges and glass inlays. Apple changes the screen size of the iPhone 5 for the first time, equipping the iPhone 5 with a 4-inch Retina 1366×640 display with 326 ppi pixel density that gives 18% more pixel and 40% more color saturation compare to the 3.5-inch Retina on iPhone 4S.
Processing Power & Connectivity:
The iPhone 5 is powered by the all-new A6 chip that offers twice the CPU and graphics performance. It adds support for LTE and DC-HSDPA high-speed mobile data network, as well as dual-band 802.11n WiFi for up to 1.5Mbps wireless experience. Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS/AGPS and GLONASS are still there.
This iPhone supports 8 megapixel iSight camera with a thin, durable spphire crystal lens cover. The camera is capable of Full HD video recording and capturing panorama images of up to 28 megapixel by simply moving the camera across a scene in one smooth motion. it also includes improved stabilization, video face detection and capability to take still photos during video recording. There is also a new FaceTime HD front camera for making FaceTime calls, which can do 720p HD video recording.
The battery life of iPhone 5 is as long as 8 hours on 3G calls, 10 hours of video playback and 40 hours of music playback.
The iPhone 5 will come in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB of storage.
The release date of iPhone 5 is 21 September. Pre-orders for selected countries are starting from 14 September, 2012.
iPhone 5 will come with 2 year contract on supported carriers with $199 for 16GB, $299 for 32GB and $399 for 64GB variants.