After an endless wait, for the fans at least, Apple finally launched the iPhone 5 and released it to the public. Within a couple of days, Apple announced it had run out of stock to ship and the orders would be completed in three weeks. The phenomenal success of the iPhone 5 in its first week on sale has been the headline in the technology news. However, it has overshadowed something very important: how good is the iPhone 5?

Knowing Apple, they never compromise on quality and make sure they include the best features and components possible. Doubting the quality would therefore mean doubting Apple, something not many industry experts want to do. To be fair, the initial reviews have not been as enthusiastic as those for other Apple products. Yet, it doesn’t mean the iPhone 5 is not a smartphone worth buying. The criticisms are restricted to a feature or two. On the other hand, there is a host of great features.

Top 5 iPhone 5 Features

Here is an overview of the top 5 iPhone 5 features.

LTE

Apple has worked hard at improving the internet using experience on the iPhone 5. The iPhone 5 can run the LTE from three major carriers, namely, AT&T, Verizon and Sprint. The browsing and downloading speed has improved considerably meaning lesser waiting time for you. The phone also comes with a faster processor enabling better LTE usage.

Design

At first glance, you might think that Apple hasn’t made any major changes to the iPhone as far as designs. It is only when you see an iPhone 5, that you realize how better its design is. The phone is thinner and lighter. Plus, the back is now made of aluminum instead of glass which means no fingerprints and marks.

Camera

The iPhone 5 is lighter and thinner but it still carries a better camera than iPhone 4S. Credit to Apple, they have managed to improve the quality of the camera significantly. The lag time has reduced meaning you can use iSight to take photos quicker than before. You can now take pictures and shoot video in panorama mode.

iPhone 5 features

Screen

The screen hasn’t increased in size by that much. Instead of making it wider, Apple has made it longer. Now, you can view one more row of icons at the bottom of the screen with the added pixels. The reason why the screen is one of the iPhone 5’s top features is because of the improved color saturation, allowing for better viewing.

Maps

One of the major features of the new iOS 6 is maps. The feature enables you to see cities and towns, complete with turn-by-turn navigation. You will also be able to view 3D renditions of the structures and buildings in the city or town. There are some glitches with the maps, but it is without a doubt a stunning feature added to the collection.

These are the top 5 iPhone 5 features that make it a must-buy for you.

 

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