Apple’s iPhone 5 Event

Apple much anticipated iPhone 5 announcement came today! The thinnest and lightest iPhone ever was completely redesigned and features the following:

  • A four inch Retina display
  • An Apple-designed A6 chip with improved performance
  • Faster wireless technology with increased battery life
  • Anodized aluminum shell that is 18 percent thinner and 20 percent lighter than iPhone 4S

With the iPhone 5 comes iOS 6 which boasts over 200 new features including:

  •  An all new Maps app with Apple-designed cartography and turn-by-turn navigation
  • Facebook integration
  • Passbook organization for payment, tickets
  • Siri integration with Maps
  • Panorama functionality in the Camera app

“iPhone 5 is the most beautiful consumer device that we’ve ever created,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “We’ve packed an amazing amount of innovation and advanced technology into a thin and light, jewel-like device with a stunning 4-inch Retina display, blazing fast A6 chip, ultrafast wireless, even longer battery life; and we think customers are going to love it.”

I can’t wait to get my hands on one of these to try it out for myself!