The iPhone 5 was finally announced last week, aside from a new design, the phone is full of new features as well. Some might have been disappointed, when comparing the iPhone 5 to the 4S, and some also mentioned concern that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was playing catch-up to their competition with the release.
The announcement of Apple's new iPhone 5 was widely anticipated, the launch date of 9/21 and breadth (9 countries in week 1 and 22 more in week 2) were earlier and larger than expected.
An analyst from Deutsche Bank, Chris Whitmore believes that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) could easily sell 5 to 6 million units during this weekend’s opening sales push, which follows on a record 2 million preorders, recorded last weekend.
The latest smartphone from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) represents the first complete redesign in over two-years, that is, since iPhone 4. iPhone 5 comes with a larger screen, has 4G LTE wireless connectivity, and a more powerful ‘A6’ processor, apart from various other impressive upgrades.
The below infographic by MobilePhoneFinder gives a great overview of how this newly launched smartphone compares to the iPhone 4S and the biggest rival, Samsung's Galaxy S3.
Have a look at more details in the infographic below: