iPhone 5 and You: FAQ and Other Info
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What generation is the iPhone 5?
A: 6th generation.
Q: What CPU does it have?
A: The iPhone 5 has an A6 processor. No word on whether it's a dual-core or quad-core chip. But it is 2x faster than iPhone 4S A5 CPU.
Q: How much RAM does the iPhone 5 have?
A: Check back soon.
Q: How much is it?
A: In the US:
$199 for 16 GB
$299 for 32 GB
$399 for 64 GB.
Q:What are the dimensions and weight of the iPhone 5?
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)
Q:How many megapixels are the cameras?
A: FaceTime HD camera takes 1.2MP photos and HD video (720p) up to 30 frames per second with audio. The back camera has a 8-megapixel iSight camera with Backside illumination, Hybrid IR filter,
Five-element lens, LED flash, ƒ/2.4 aperture, Face detection and Panorama mode. Support HD video recording (1080p) with video stabilization, stills and photo and video geotagging over Wi-Fi.
Q: Where is the headphone port?
A: On the bottom.
Q: How many microphones does it support?
A: The lucky number 3. Front, back and the bottom.
Q: Does it come in different colors?
A: Yes, but just Black & Slate and White & Silver.
Q: Does it include the new EarPod headphones?
A: Yes, you can find those in the box.
Q: Does it have a 4-inch retina display?
A: Yes, there is a 4" retina display with a 1136-by-640-pixel resolution at 326 pixels per inch.
Q: Does the iPhone 5 support Lightning?
A: Yes and it includes a Lightning to USB 2.0 Cable in the box.
Q: Will my old accessories work with Lightning?
A: Not out of the box. You'll need to purchase a $30 adapter.
Q: Does the iPhone 5 feature in-cell in-cell touch panel?
Q: Does the iPhone 5 support 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) and HSPA+, and DC-HSDPA cellular data?
A: Yes, with a bunch tons of carriers!
Q: Will my carrier support LTE?
A: That's up to your carrier and the LTE's frequency. There are three different models that support different type of LTE frequency.
Q: What are the three models?
A1428 (GSM) will support AT&T in the US and Rogers, Bell and Telus in Canada on the 13 and 17 bands.
A1429 (CDMA) will support Verizon, Sprint in the US and Japan's KDDI network using Bands 1, 3, 5, 13 and 25.
A1429 (GSM) will support Germany, UK Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, Japan and Australia LTE networks using bands 1, 3 and 5.
Q:Does the iPhone 5 support nano-SIM cards?
Q: How long does the battery last?
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
Q:What version of iTunes is required?
A: iTunes 10.7.
Q: Can it be jailbroken?
A: Not yet.
Q: Does it support GPS?
Q: Does it support NFC?
Q: Where can I find more information on the iPhone 5?
A: You can find more information at Apple.com Apple - iPhone 5 - The thinnest, lightest, fastest iPhone ever.
Q: What version of iOS does it run?
A: iOS 6.0.
Q: Does the iPhone 5 have Siri and Voice Dication?
Q: Does the iPhone 5 support AirPlay Mirroring?
Q: What is different from my iPhone 4S aside from the camera and display?
A: The iPhone 5 is 18% thinner, 20% lighter than the iPhone 4S. It includes 4G LTE and has better battery life thanks to the A6 chip along with faster Dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi.
Q: Does the iPhone 5 do FaceTime?
A: Yes, it can FaceTime with any Mac or iOS device supporting FaceTime.
Thought this would be good to port over here. I did not write it but I will be updating and such.
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