Expert Review of Apple iPhone 5 64 GB
Apple iPhone 5 64GB can set the smartphone market on fire. It is widely known that buyers are almost fanatic about the latest gadgets that Apple keeps launching. Apple iPhone 4S was not sporting so much memory on board and thus the need for another device with memory limit of up to 64GB was badly needed. Apple iPhone 5 64GB seems to be the answer from the side of Apple Inc. This Apple device is most awaited because it is better, faster and is truly sporting mind blowing features. It is a mystery that while Apple iPhone 5 64GB is made to conquer the Android smartphones, why a quad-core processor has been exempted from its specs list. The new iPhone has finally been released with dual core processor with quad-core graphics and an updated A5X chipset. Something better would have actually coupled with the 1 GB of RAM of the phone. Also, no updated iOS with next generation SIRI 2.x has been given to Apple iPhone 5 64GB though something like iOS aka iOS 6 was expected. These features will completely absorb the attention and affection of gadget freaks around the world. There is 1.4 GHz dual core processor, 4.0" wide OLED capacitive touch display, 8 megapixels camera with potential to shoot 1080p HD videos, blazing HSDPA speeds and spectacular in built assistances in form of SIRI.
A new material is used in the latest Apple iPhone 5 64GB, which is same as the material used in beer cans. The back plate and the edge are made with it. The “Retina Display” of the new Apple iPhone 5 uses an edge-to-edge technology that gives Apple a definite edge over most Android phones. iPhone 5 sports a true HD with stunning ultra-high resolution and an OLED-backlit display. Corning Gorilla Glass 2 is also used in the iPhone 5. There is also a waterproof nanotech coating in the model's chips and that will let the iPhone users take calls even underwater. The next generation iPhone also contains an embedded 4G LTE radio which again confirms the anticipation that Apple will release a 4G-enabled phone. Moreover, a universal chip for all networks featuring Long Term Evolution technology, EV-DO and GSM compatibility is going to take this Apple smartphone ahead.
It is expected that this device will be available in black and white colors. The smartphone measures 122.4 mm long, 64.3 mm wide and 8.6 mm thick and is weighs 144.6 grams. Considerations have also been made to devise a gadget that is environment friendly. The materials used in the display of the device are novel and environment friendly. The Apple iPhone makers consider a 12-month iPhone upgrade cycle and with all the stunning features and bigger screen with 4G LTE technology, it's easy to guess that Apple will make the Apple iPhone 5 64GB smartphone much pricier than iPhone 4S.
User Interface and UI functionality
Apple iPhone 5 64GB is bigger and it is clear that Apple has consciously ditched the old screen size of 3.4-inches to make it a 4-inch phone. Apple iPhone 5 64GB also sports a different form factor. The decision of introducing a bigger screen will not only be welcomed by Apple fans but will definitely give competition to other big fat phones like Samsung Galaxy Nexus and HTC Titan. The design of Apple iPhone 5 64GB is prolific and despite of the fact that it is distinct from the usual form factor used in the Apple devices, it is admirable. As such the phone boasts the most remarkable display, the high-resolution OLED display. It has high pixel density to completely absorb one’s attention. The list of sensors on board is quite impressive. There is an accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate, three-axis gyro sensor and proximity sensor for auto turn-off.
Combined with the novel and scintillating 3D display technology, it will be a delight to use and observe on the 4.0 “ OLED backlit capacitive touch-screen display of Apple iPhone 5 64GB. It will display 16 M colors at 960 X 640 pixels resolution at 326ppi and balanced contrast ratio. It also supports multiple languages and characters simultaneously, has a scratch resistant surface with multi-touch input interface and oleophobic coating on front. On the whole, every user will be astonished at the vividness, vibrancy and brightness of the multi touch display of the Apple iPhone 5 64GB.
Apple iPhone 5 64GB holds a multi-format supporting HD video player that makes you stand out when it comes to the multimedia features. This video player provides back up to formats such as H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, and PCM stereo audio in .avi file format, so that you do not have to compromise in terms of quality and entertainment. Besides, Apple iPhone 5 64GB is also equipped to access iTunes via iCloud and that automatically downloads one’s favorite music, videos and TV shows. One can buy them without syncing and via wireless at a single tap of a finger. The phone also has 3.5 mm a/v connector and stereo speaker support.
There is no FM radio support to the device so you cannot enjoy the melodies on radio stations but to balance this the audio player of this droid supports multiple formats that allows you to have endless fun and enjoyment. The various aural formats supported are AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV. Using the AirPlay Mirroring you can play 1080 pixels videos on your Apple TV of third generation. You can also keep your multimedia files on iCloud that perfectly and very smartly places all your documents and files at one correct place and you can access those files and applications from any of your iOS or iMac device.
Pictures and Video quality
A good camera needs to collect more light and at higher resolution so that the details of the images clicked by it look superb. The iPhone 5 64GB has an awesome 8 megapixels (3264 x 2448 px) camera. A similar camera unit was present in iPhone 4S.The technological add-ons improve optics and that they do so via features like an auto focus, dual LED flash, touch-focus, face detection and geo-tagging. There is a five element camera lens, improved backside illumination sensor, excellent auto white balance, advanced color accuracy and reduced motion blur in the phone also. It is engineered to distinguish between single and group shots. The stills can be printed as large as 8x10 cm.It also captures HD videos in 1080p at 25fps and 720p at 30fps. For video calling, there is a secondary camera of 1.2 megapixels in the front. You can do video calling using Wi-Fi network also along with 3G and 4G.
Apple iPhone 5 64GB provides very fast Internet connectivity options through EDGE, GPRS, 3G with HSPA+ speed, 4G with LTE, that is, Long Term Evolution speed at 100 Mbps, and Dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and Wi-Fi Plus Cellular via WLAN network. The HTML Safari browser gives you lightening fast web page downloading speed and will allow you to toggle between the pages with comfort and ease. You can sync the data and information saved in your Apple iPhone 5 64GB with the other nearby devices by using Bluetooth of version v4.0 with A2DP and USB port of version 2.0 that transfers files from one device to another within the fractions of a second with super fast speed. It has GPS support also that assists you to locate the correct route of your desired location, so that you never get lost on your way as it will guide you the right route. You can wirelessly sync your iOS device to your Mac or PC over a shared Wi-Fi connection. So with the help of this Internet, you always have your movies, TV shows, home videos, and photo albums everywhere you go and you can access them from any of your iOS device.
Internal and External Memory
Apple iPhone 5 64GB is blessed with an internal storage capacity of 64GB with 1GB space for RAM and this memory is more than enough to hold a huge amount of data in the phone which includes your multimedia files and other important documents. The 1 GB space for RAM permits you to run heavy applications with ease and comfort without showing any sluggishness. The slot for microSD memory card is missing from this phone so you cannot increase the external memory of the device. This is another drawback in this droid that might hamper its sales.
Applications and Gaming
Apple iPhone 5 64GB users can play popular games like Angry Birds, Doodle Jump and Tap Revenge 3 along with some interesting motion-based games. Its A5 chip has pushed the graphic processing potential so much that gaming is realistic and smooth. There are also graphics-intensive apps available for this phone.
Apple iPhone 5 64GB comes with a Lithium Ion built-in rechargeable battery that delivers a talk time of up to 8 hours on 2G as well as on 3G networks. This battery supports a standby time of up to 225 hours on 2G and 3G networks, both. You can use Internet on this droid for a time of up to 8 hours using 3G and 4G networks whereas this usage time increase up to 10 hours if you surf the Internet using Wi-Fi network. This battery allows you to play video files for a time up to 10 hours whereas the audio files can be played continuously up to 40 hours of time.
Apple iPhone 5 64GB features Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Bluetooth and 3G capabilities to keep the users connected. Apple iPhone 5 64GB also has a smart keyboard to let users type quickly and accurately and remain in touch with others via Instant Messaging, SMS, MMS and social networking. With assisted GPS, users can freely use satellites to find and locate places and orient self. The phone is also expected to feature Near Field Communication support to allow simple transactions, data exchange and connections with a touch.
Apple iPhone 5 64GB is and iOS 6 operating system based smartphone by Apple, which has a vibrant 4 inches wide LED-backlit IPS TFT display that provides a pixel density of 326 ppi with Retina display. This display brings real life effect in the pictures so that you get dazzled by its output. It is powered by Apple A6 chipset that improves the graphic performance of the device also. This handset supports 2G, 3G and 4G networks and with this droid you can make video calls to your friends and family members by its 1.2 megapixels camera sensor over Wi-Fi network also. It does not have any support to microSD card slot that helps in increasing the external memory of the device. But you will get ample of internal space with 1GB space for RAM that plays a vital role in the smooth running of heavy applications. For connectivity it has options such as EDGE, GPRS, 3G with HSPA+ speed, 4G with LTE speed, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and USB port. But this animal lacks support to NFC that can hamper its effect on the market. It has a very powerful 8 megapixels primary camera that can simultaneously shoot HD videos while capturing images, so that you will never miss even a single shot. This camera supports LED flash also for better capturing at night. Sensors like Three-axis gyro, Accelerometer, Proximity and Ambient light are available at your service all the time that increases the useability of this droid. Finally the Lithium Ion built-in rechargeable battery allows a talk time of up to 8 hours for 2G as well as 3G networks along with a standby time of 225 hours for both the networks.
Apple iPhone 5 will be a strong contender to the another highly praised and adorable droid of the year, that is, Samsung Galaxy S III that holds a 4.8 inches wide super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a pixel density of 306 ppi with 16 million color depth. It is running on Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system version 4.0.4 and has TouchWiz UX user interface on top of it, which is very intuitive, responsive and very easy to use. This droid also has a huge amount of storage space internally with 1GB space for RAM but you can further extend the external memory of this droid up to 64GB using a microSD card in the memory card slot provided near its battery. It also has various connectivity options like EDGE, GPRS, 3G with HSPA+ speed, 4G with LTE speed (regional), Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth, USB port, etc. that will allow you to widen your range. With the additional NFC support this device can get an EDGE over Apple iPhone 5. It is also blessed with 8 megapixels auto focus primary camera with LED flash back up for clear and vibrant images during night. This snapper also allows you to shoot HD videos and capture images simultaneously so that you never miss even a single moment.
The secondary 1.9 megapixels camera allows you to have live video calls to your acquaintances and family members. But this droid does not provides facility of video calling over Wi-Fi, unlike Apple iPhone 5. Samsung Galaxy S III is powered by Quad Core 1.4 GHz processor and has Li-Ion 2,100 mAh battery that allows a talk time of up to 11 hours 40 minutes on 3G network. The standby time for 3G network is 790 hours, which is much better than Apple iPhone 5 64GB. In terms of applications and features Apple iPhone 5 64GB grabs the opportunity over Samsung Galaxy S III as with iOS 6 operating system Apple Store has more than 7,00,000 applications and games whereas the Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system provides only 2,00,000 applications and features in the Android market. So quality wise and quantity wise Apple iOS 6 is far better than Android Ice Cream Sandwich.
The another amazing feature in Apple iPhone 5 64GB is the personal assistant, Siri, that understands what you want and uses the most appropriate application to find the solution for your problem. The new advanced Siri can now find solutions to more problems, can update your Facebook profile, can find nearby cafeterias, restaurants, buildings, etc. with ease and amazing fast speed. Other droids that can emerge as healthy competitors for Apple iPhone 5 64GB are HTC One V, Samsung Galaxy S Plus, HTC Desire S, Sony Xperia Ray, Samsung Galaxy W, HTC Desire HD, Apple iPhone 4S, Apple iPhone 4, Nokia Lumia 710, HTC Radar, Nokia Lumia 800, Samsung Omnia W, HTC Wildfire S, HTC Sensation XE, HTC Sensation 4G, Samsung Galaxy S II, Samsung Galaxy Ace, Motorola DEFY, HTC Desire S, HTC Desire X, Nokia Lumia 920, Nokia Lumia 820, Nokia 808 PureView, and many more.