Recap: Apple September 10th Event: iOS 7 & iPhone 5s

5s-5cApple has raised the bard yet again and delivered us the iPhone 5s, the iPhone 5c and iOS 7. Here is a thorough event recap of everything you need to know about iOS7, the 5s and iPhone 5c.

iOS 7

[v_icon color=”#333111″ size=”12px” hover=”show-color” target=”_blank” name=”moon-checkmark-circle”]Release Date: iOS 7 will be released to the public Wednesday September 18th.  Over 200 million people will download iOS 7 on the first day it’s released!

[v_icon color=”#333111″ size=”12px” hover=”show-color” target=”_blank” name=”moon-checkmark-circle”]New Features: 200+ New features for iOS 7

  • Overhauled design for simplicity and ease of use
  • Every Apple App redesigned from scratch.
  • Control Center
  • New Lock Screen
  • Better Multitasking
  • New textured ringtones
  • New Alert Sounds
  • Keynote, Numbers, Pages, iPhoto & iMovie Apps will all be FREE!!!
  • Camera Filters
  • iTunes Radio
  • Much More

 


iPhone 5s

[v_icon color=”#333111″ size=”12px” hover=”show-color” target=”_blank” name=”moon-checkmark-circle”]Release Date: Preorders begin Friday September 20th in US, Australia, China, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Singapore and the UK.  Some are speculating the device will be available that same day while others target September 27th as the iPhone 5s release day.

[v_icon color=”#333111″ size=”12px” hover=”show-color” target=”_blank” name=”moon-checkmark-circle”]Colors: Gold Silver and Space Gray

[v_icon color=”#333111″ size=”12px” hover=”show-color” target=”_blank” name=”moon-checkmark-circle”]Price: 16 GB is $199, 32 GB is $299 & 64 GB is $399 all with two year contracts.

[v_icon color=”#333111″ size=”12px” hover=”show-color” target=”_blank” name=”moon-checkmark-circle”]New Features: The iPhone 5s is packed with new features.  It will be the most cutting edge smartphone on the market.  Features Include:

  • The Cool Stuff
    • Touch ID – Your finger is your new passcode!
      • Just touch the home button to unlock your device or to buy an app. Crazy!
      • Multiple fingers allowed to unlock one device.
      • Will your b-friend or g-friend get access to your iPhone 5s (Uh, no;)
    • The Camera
      • 10 frames/second camera burst mode and will pick the best shots for you:)
      • Dual LED Flash. One White and one Amber in color – Meaning no more red-eye in photos.
      • Image Stabilization
      • Slow Motion Camera Records up to 120 Frames Per Second (FPS)!!!
      • HD video at 720p at 120fps.
    • The 5s is powerful Enough to run console games with no lag!
    • It’s made of high-grade aluminum, with chamfered edges (whatever those are:)
    • Battery Life: Should be slightly better than the iPhone 5.  In other words, better battery but more stuff to power.
  • The Technology Under the Hood
    • CPU is 40 times faster than original iPhone & twice as fast as the iPhone 5.
    • A7 64 Bit Chip (1st Ever in Smartphone) with over 1 billion transistors. 2x the A6 chip.
    • OpenGL ES 3.0, up to 56x faster graphics performance than the original iPhone!
    • iOS 7 updated for 64-bit chip.  All built-in apps re-engineered for speed.
    • Battery life is 10hrs 3G talk, 10hrs LTE/Wi-Fi browse, 250hrs standby.
    • The M7 or Motion co-processor is a new part that works alongside the A7.   New CoreMotion API in iOS 7, identifies user movement, optimizations based on contextual awareness.  Continuously measures motion data, accelerometer, gyroscope, compass. This will enable a new generation of health and fitness apps.
    • The camera has a 5-element lens, F2.2 aperture with a 15% larger active area on the sensor. The 1.5 micron sensors are much bigger and let in more light.
    • The camera app let’s you set white balance, exposure and creates a dynamic local tone map, autofocus matrix metering all with 15 zones automatically.  In other words, your picture will look amazing.
    • 28 megapixel panoramic shots, exposure adjusted automatically
    • Fingerprint Sensor is 170 microns with 500 ppi resolution.  It will scan sub-epidermal skin layers and can read your finger in any orientation.
    • Built into new sapphire crystal home button. The ring  is a detection ring that turns on the sensor. Button is sapphire to avoid scratching.
    • Your fingerprint : is never available to other software.” It’s never uploaded to Apple’s servers or backed up to iCloud.”

iPhone 5c

[v_icon color=”#333111″ size=”12px” hover=”show-color” target=”_blank” name=”moon-checkmark-circle”]Release Date: Preorders begin  this Friday September 13th in US, Australia, China, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Singapore and the UK.  The device will be available September 20th.

[v_icon color=”#333111″ size=”12px” hover=”show-color” target=”_blank” name=”moon-checkmark-circle”]Colors: Green, White, Blue, Yellow, Red.

[v_icon color=”#333111″ size=”12px” hover=”show-color” target=”_blank” name=”moon-checkmark-circle”]Price: 16 GB is $99 and 32 GB is $199 both with two year contracts.

[v_icon color=”#333111″ size=”12px” hover=”show-color” target=”_blank” name=”moon-checkmark-circle”]New Features: The iPhone 5c is Apple’s new economy iPhone.  Is will be comprable to the iPhone 5.  Features Include:

  • The sides and back are all one piece.  A unibody design if you will.
  • It looks beautiful with iOS 7
  • It is made from hard-coated polycarbonate, with steel-reinforced inside.
  • 4-inch retina display
  • A6 processor (same as iPhone 5).
  • Slightly larger battery capacity than iPhone 5.
  • New cases have holes like swiss cheese to show off your color and are $29.99.
  • The 4S will still be available – 8GB model free with two-year contract.
  • The iPhone 5 is gone.

 

Will you get the iPhone 5s?  Are you dying to get iOS 7 on your device?  Let us know in the comments below.