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Everything Apple Apple Announced At Today’s iPhone 5S and iPhone 5c Event [Round-Up]

by Cagan EGE2013/11/12

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Tim Cook and co. rocked today’s keynote. As expected, the iPhone 5s was announced with a new processor, fingerprint sensor and motion chip alongside the new cost-conscious and brightly-colored iPhone 5c.

The keynote was packed with info, of course, but we’ve broken everything down into tasty, bite-size nuggets of information so you can get essentials of what happened today without having to read 30,000 different blog posts.

Here’s everything that Apple announced at today’s keynote:

iOS 7

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Features:

  • Lockscreen
  • Harmonious layout of home screen
  • Alive with depth
  • Control Center, Notification Center
  • Access search from anywhere
  • Multitasking card view
  • Safari
  • Siri search tweets, Wikipedia, inline web & photo search
  • New more textured ringtones, improved system alert sounds
  • Camera built in features, easier modes. Gallery groups photos into moments and related collections
  • New “share sheet” to share stuff via Twitter or email, AirDrop
  • iTunes Radio – 200 new features

Availability:

  • Coming September 18th
  • Compatible with iPhone 4 and later, iPad 2 and later, iPad mini, iPod touch (5th gen)

iWork:

  • Free for all new iOS devices
  • Best-selling mobile productivity apps
  • iPhoto, iMovie also included for free

 

 

iPhone 5c

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  • All the tech of the iPhone 5, but more fun, more colorful
  • Green, white, blue, pink, yellow
  • Entire back and sides made from one part, no seams or joins
  • Hard-coated polycarbonate, steel reinforced, acts as antenna
  • 4 inch retina display, integrated touch layer
  • 8 megapixel camera, A6 processor, slightly larger battery
  • New FaceTime HD camera, larger pixels, improved backside illumination, FaceTime audio
  • More LTE bands than any other smartphone – dual band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4GHz and 5GHz
  • Custom cases—”soft silicon rubber” that lets you see the original color underneath
  • $99 for 16 GB, $199 for 32GB on a two year contract
  • $29 for cases
  • Pre-orders start Friday, in stores September 20th

iPhone 5s

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  • Will come in Space Grey, Gold, Silver
  • High grade aluminum with chamfered edges
  • Brand new system on a chip–A7–64 bit chip (first ever on a smartphone), will still run older 32-bit apps
  • Desktop-class architecture, 2x general purpose registers. Over one billion transistors.
  • Seamless developer transition
  • Graphics 56x as fast as the iPhone 5, 2 times as fast speed, 40x times as fast CPU
  • 10 hours of 3G talk time, 10 hours of LTE browsing, 8 hours of 3g browsing
  • $199 for 16G, 32G is $299, 64G is $399
  • Arsenic free, mercury free, BFR free, PVC free, highly recyclable
  • M7 coprocessor for health and fitness
  • On sale Sept 20th in US, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • 100 countries and 270 carriers by the end of the year

iPhone 5s Camera

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  • 5 element, Apple designed lens
  • 15% larger active area on sensor
  • Bigger pixels – 1.5 microns
  • Sets white balance, dynamic local tone map, autofocus with 15 zones
  • Takes multiple photos and picks the best
  • True tonal flash – combines both flashes for the best color balance
  • Auto image stabilization
  • HD video – 120 fps, slow motion, 720p
  • 28-megapixel panorama, adjust exposure automatically as you pan

Touch ID

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  • A key you have with you everywhere you go
  • Capacitive sensor
  • 170 microns
  • 500 ppi resolution
  • Sub-epidermal skin layer recognition
  • 360˚ readability
  • Built right into the home button
  • Laser cut sapphire crystal, stainless steel detection ring, touch ID sensor, tactile switch
  • Can use it to authenticate with iTunes Store
  • Can recognize multiple fingerprints
  • Fingerprints never available to other software, uploaded to Apple’s servers, or backed up to iCloud

Gaming

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Infinity Blade III demo onstage

  • Play as one of two characters
  • Big areas to explore – three times the original IB in each of the areas
  • 5 times faster than iPhone 5
  • Took Epic 2 hours to port to 64-bit
  • Serious lens flare
  • Demo is real time, nary a lag or stutter

This article was originally published on Cult of Mac.

Source: Cult of Mac

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