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9/13/2012
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iPhone 5: 10 Best Features

Apple's iPhone 5 big reveal left some smartphone watchers wanting more. Take a look at the key feature changes and judge for yourself.
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Sure, we had a pretty good idea the iPhone 5 would have a 4-inch display, but the rest of the specs weren't as clear. The new screen is longer but not wider than the iPhone 4S's 3.5-inch screen. The new iPhone's Retina display bumps up the resolution to 1136-by-640 pixels, while retaining the 326-ppi (pixels per inch) ratio of its 960-by-640 predecessor. Apple says it's boosted the iPhone 5's color saturation by 44%, making images and text more vivid. There's now a fifth row of icons on the Home screen. And the new 16:9 aspect ratio means you can watch HD video with the dreaded letterboxing.

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9/13/2012 | 10:46:32 PM
re: iPhone 5: 10 Best Features
It is a mediocre attempt at something new.... as you say
It will be interesting to see if new apple products get banned for import to the US.
HTC got bit by Apple so I am sure they will respond in kind to Apple.
- Bad place to be when you only release one new phone a year.

It does look like they have tried to make it so it doesnt break all the time like the others but given apples poor industrial design history I am doubtful, time will tell.
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