As promised earlier by Apple at its media event a couple of days ago, the pre-orders for the new iPhone 5 are now available at Apple.com. The users can place orders for the iPhone 5 handset in the U.S. and U.K. and more countries. Pre-orders for the iPhone 5 are available in white and black color options in 16 GB, 32 GB, and 64 GB models for $199, $299, $399 respectively on AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon networks in the U.S., if you prefer to sign a two-year contract with the specific carrier. The device has got 4G LTE capability on the board, which is first time for an iPhone.
iPhone 5 pre-order pages have been posted for Canada, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, France, and Germany can also pre-order the device now. We strongly suggest that you pre-order the new iPhone 5 today since it’s likely to be out of stock for many weeks.
The iPhone 5 is everything you could have wanted. A larger screen — 4-inch with Retina resolution, new A6 processor, iOS 6, an 8 MP camera with a lot of enhanced features. Here’s the list if the features of the new iPhone 5:
# 4-inch Retina display with 1136 x 640 resolution. Same width as iPhone 4S, but taller.
# New A6 processor, which provides 2X faster CPU, 2X faster graphics than A5
# A6 chip is 22% smaller than A5 and more energy-efficient.
# 8MP rear-facing camera with backside illumination, 5-element lens, F/2.4 Aperture, hybrid IR filter
# It provides 40% faster image capture, smart filter, better low light performance, spatial noise reduction and there is now a sapphire lens cover which is durable and clear.
# In seamless Panorama mode, it can capture a 28 megapixel resulting image
# 1080p HD video recording capability
# Front-facing FaceTime camera is HD with backside illumination, face detection
# FaceTime over cellular
# 5 rows of icons, plus the four shortcuts on the bottom. Yes, another row of apps!
# HSPA+ is 21Mbps, DC-HSDPA is 42Mbps, and LTE is a max of 100
# Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n with 5GHz band support, like the recently launched Amazon Kindle Fire HD
# Wi-Fi is dual-channel, up to 150Mbps
FaceTime over Cellular will be supported on AT&T, Verizon and Sprint networks for the iPhone 5 handset and according to the sources, it cannot do simultaneous voice and LTE data on CDMA.
The first batch of the pre-ordered iPhone 5 units will be shipped on September 21st in the U.S., Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, and Singapore along with units in-stores.
The iPhone 4S will continue to be sold for $99 in a 16GB flavor and you can grab the 8GB iPhone 4 for free of cost. So, which iPhone 5 you are getting? AT&T or Verizon or Sprint?
Hit the appropriate links below to pre-order the long-awaited iPhone 5: