To keep pace with the stiff competition it is facing from others; especially Google Android run BlackBerry from Samsung, Apple has now announced its latest iPhone5 with many new features.
When it comes to top seller in Apple products, the invariable choice is iPhones that accounts for nearly half its revenue. However, like other spheres of the commercial world, the smart phone zone is also fiercely competitive. Substantial competition has been posed by Samsung BlackBerry powered by Google’s Android software.
New model of iPhone from Apple was always on the cards and not many were surprised when it announced that iPhone5 will hit the market in September-October this year. But the suspense was about the features of the new iPhone5.
Some of the main features of Apple iPhone5 announced by the company are –
- Improved messaging and photo sharing;
- Capability of running on Apple’s mobile devices; and
- It would use the new iOS5.
As already said the iPhone5 will run on the upgrade iOS5 operating system and is likely to be supported by strong eco systems including iCloud. In result the user will be able to store photos, applications, various documents, and even calendars without storing them in the memory slot of the iPhone.
Apple is remaining rather tight lipped over the ultimate features expecting tough competition with the upcoming Android ice cream sand witch operating system for the BlackBerry. It is also rumored that together Samsung and Google are making killer devices named Nexus Prime that may have specifications as good as the iPhone 5.
Naturally this has prompted Apple to come up some unique product.
Apple has decided that their iPhone5 would be a “World Phone” because it will have both GSM and CDMA compatibility, a feature that is likely to make it popular with the users. It is guessed that –
- The phone will have SIM less design with 3-4 antennas;
- It may have a SIM card slot for overseas countries save the United States for traveling abroad;
- Present 5 megapixel camera with LED flash would be replaced with an 8 megapixel camera in the Apple iPhone5;
- Apple will bring up the A5 chip on the new iPhone5. The chip was rolled out for powering its iPad2.
- While Android smart phones are coming with 1.3 GHz processors, Apple is considering 1.5 GHz processors now.
Some near-field communication chip may be used to counterbalance the advantages Android phones will have with the NFC chips. These NFC chips allow simple and effortless transactions, data exchanges, as well as touch connections. In result phones or tablets with NFC chips can work as credit card payment and also serve as keycard or ID card.
Another expectation from the Apple iPhone5 is enhanced screen size complete with Android smart phones and will probably opt for the 4 inch screen size replacing the 3.5 inch screen size of iPhone4.
In addition; there is likely to be the new iCloud services to operate the iTunes for wireless remote access to music and audio files from all the computers and the mobile devices.
To counter the progress of Google Android run smart phones, it was expected that Apple will come up with something novel and hopefully, their iPhone5 is the answer.