- will use new models of a wireless baseband chip developed by Qualcomm, that will enable use on both GSM and CDMA networks (instead of the Infineon chips used by the iPhone 4)
- some say that iPhone 5 may have a curved glass screen
- the iPhone 5 will be both lighter and thinner than the iPhone 4.
- it may use a smaller SIM card rather than using an electronic SIM, as a way to make it thinner. This new SIM standard would be even smaller than the “micro SIM” currently used by the iPhone 4.
- Design similar or not to the iPhone 4
There are contradictory rumors from ThisIsMyNext (that claimed that the iPhone 5 would be a radical design departure from the iPhone 4) and Wall Street Journal (which recent reports doesn’t indicate any change in design)
- possibly a 3D camera
Apple filed a patent application related to 3D picture taking to the US Patent and Trademark Office in March of 2011. It described a system for capturing, processing and rendering 3D images with additional dual-camera hardware and some in May, an iPhone 5 News Blog report, indicated a dual camera sensor array on the next version of iPhone.
- FaceTime HD Camera
- Invisible Sensors
- 4-inch display and 0.28-inch thickness
- 8-megapixel camera with full HD 1080p video recording
- new antenna locations
- black and white new iPhone 5 versions
- at least a dual-core A5 processor, 16GB/32GB support
iOS 5 ready