The iPhone 5 Cricket release date for the US has been scheduled for September 28. So, those wanting to get hold of the world’s thinnest iPhone can surely set up a reminder. As of now, the price details are still under wraps and we will have to wait for the carrier to shed light on the same.
With all the buzz this handset has managed to create, it is for certain that most retailers across the globe are in a hurry to stock up the device. For those who aren’t aware of the new features it packs in, here is a quick run through. First and foremost, the smartphone runs on Apple’s latest iOS 6 platform powered by an A6 processor that renders graphics two times faster than the earlier version.
The device is capable of delivering roughly 8 hours of talktime over 3G, 225 hours of standby or 10 hours of video playback. A 4-inch 1136 x 640 pixel Retina display spans across the front with a 1.2MP FaceTime HD camera for face-to-face chats. Let’s not forget, there is also an 8MP iSight rear-facing snapper for photography purposes. This AF sensor tags along an LED flash with highlights like improved video stabilization, panorama and geo-tagging.
Apart from Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n connectivity, the handset supports GPS and Bluetooth 4.0. It will be available with storage options of 16GB, 32GB and 64GB, dipped in shades on black and white. The company has even included applications like Facebook, Passbook and the all-new Maps in addition to the voice assistant Siri that answers to queries, puts forward recommendations and lets users search for restaurant locations, movie timings and much more.
As mentioned above, the iPhone 5 Cricket price details for the US haven’t been revealed as yet. But, its release date is set for September 28.