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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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The iPhone 4S's backside camera shoots 1080p HD video, but the iPhone 5's rear shooter does it better. New video stabilization helps capture smooth footage even when your hand is shaky. There's face detection for up to 10 faces, and you can take photos while you're recording video. The front-facing FaceTime HD camera now records 720p HD video--a boon for Botox makers, perhaps--and supports FaceTime video calls over a cellular connection when there's no Wi-Fi nearby.

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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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