Apple launches the iPhone 5S and 5C

         Apple finally lifted the veil off the iPhone 5S and the smart phone hasn’t surprised any one in terms of features on offer thanks to the rumor mills. Apple has upgraded the power package on the iPhone 5S, with new A7 chip which is claimed to be twice as fast as iPhone 5 in terms of the CPU and graphics performance. For the first time, the phone will see 64 bit architecture with iOS 7 . The OS is backward compactable with 32 bit apps because the other devices that getting this update are not compactable with the 64 bit environment. The A& chip also supports OpenGL ES version 3.0, which will allow for ever higher quality of graphics. There is also a new M7 Motion coprocessor that gathers data from accelometer, gyroscope and compass to offload work from A7, for better battery life.

          The iPhone 5S adds new feature called TouchID, which is Apples name for fingerprint sensor capabilities. The sensor is built into the home button itself, and Touch ID uses laser cut sapphire crystal, together with capacitive touch sensor to take high resolution reading of your finger print and provide better analysis from most angles. Touch ID can also be used as a secure way to approve purchase from the iTunes Store, App Store, iBook Store.


          The rear of the smart phone has 8MP iSight camera and showcase a 15% larger active area on the sensor. The camera is accompanied by the new double LED flash, which Apple calls True Tone. It consists of two LEDs- one with the cool color tone and one with the warm tone. The iPhone 5S also includes new Burst Mode, Slow-Mo video with 120fps, a new face time HD camera for better low light performance and audio only Face-Time calls with iOS 7. The new panorama mode would clock up to 28 MP and the exposure will be adjusted automatically during the pan, instead of being stuck with the preset values that may not work with the differing environment in the same shot. The iPhone 5S supports 13 LTE bands, the maximum among any Smartphone currently available. Additionally iPhone 5S has dual band 802.11a/g/b/n WiFi support for upto 1Mbps transfer rate as well as Bluetooth 4.0.

          Apple claims that the battery with iOS7 will offer 10 Hrs of talk time on 3G networks, up to 10 Hrs of web browsing on WiFi and LTE networks and up to 8 Hrs on 3G networks and up to 10 Hrs of video playback and up to 40 Hrs off audio playback.

          Now moving to the iPhone 5C, where C Stands for color, The Smartphone sports a hard coated polycarbonate body with steel re enforced frame inside for solid feel. It is available in bright colors: blue green, pink yellow and white. It is slightly thicker than iPhone 5. Other specification includes 4-inch Retina display, Apple A6 Chipset, iOS 7 out of the Box, 8MP camera, 100 Mbps LTE connectivity, WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0.