Mobile Phones Guide

The Apple iPhone 5 Mega-Guide

The Apple iPhone 5 Mega-Guide


The iPhone 5 Mega-Guide

The All Encompassing Guide to the iPhone 5

Confused by the crazy influx of iPhone 5 related updates? Looking forward to buying this new phone? Or you just want to soak in as much information and updates about it? Whatever the scenario, we've got everything you need rounded up in one location that's continuously updated. So here goes nothing:-

 Apple iPhone 5: Notable Features

  • Apple A6 processor 
  • 4.0-inch TFT IPS / 1136 x 640 pixels
  • 8-megapixel / BSI sensor / f 2.4
  • Siri
  • iOS 6
  • Supports LTE and DC-HSDPA  


Our Initial Hands-on Comparison of the iPhone 5:-

iPhone 5 Review

Before buying the phone, it's best to give our detailed review a quick run through. While there's plenty to like about the device, it is not without flaws (we are not giving away anything here, so go read!).

If you want more photos of the iPhone 5, check out our previous hands-on article here and Facebook album here.

Alternatives to iPhone 5

If you are one who's still divided over whether the newly-released iPhone 5 is indeed your cup of tea, we hope to give you more information and options to assist in your decision-making process. Here's our top five other options to the fruity phone.

Price Comparison For Telcos

Made up your mind about getting the iPhone 5? If you are planning to re-contract or sign on to a 2-year plan with any of the three telcos, we have gotten it all sorted out.

Knowing More about iOS 6

Like iOS 5, Apple's next major mobile OS will supposedly come with more than 200 new features, though as we all now know, not all features will be fully compatible with all supported devices. Like to know more about the latest iOS 6? Here's a good spot to start out.

You can also check out our iOS6 hands-on article here, where we cover prominent features like Facebook Integration, Shared Photo Streams, Mail, Safari and Privacy Controls.

 

Apple iPhone 5: Related News & Articles
Apple rolls out iPhone 5 battery replacement program for affected users

Apple rolls out iPhone 5 battery replacement program for affected users

NEWS / 25 Aug 2014

Apple has acknowledged that a limited number of Apple iPhone 5 units sold between September 2012 and January 2013 may have battery issues. It has offered to help users replace the battery for free. Hit the link to find out more.

Razer Launches Junglecat iPhone Gamepad Case

Razer Launches Junglecat iPhone Gamepad Case

NEWS / 04 Jun 2014

Razer has launched a new gaming case for Apple iPhone 5/5s with a slide out gamepad featuring AXBY pressure-sensitive buttons, a D-pad, and shoulder bumpers. The Razer Junglecat case also comes with a downloadable iOS app that lets users remap and customize all of its buttons.

TYPO Keyboard for Apple iPhone 5/5S Available in Singapore from May

TYPO Keyboard for Apple iPhone 5/5S Available in Singapore from May

NEWS / 30 Apr 2014

The TYPO keyboard, co-founded by celebrity Ryan Seacrest and his friend, Laurence Hallier, will be available in Singapore from May at Ante on Level 3, TANGS Orchard, Gadget World, Nubox, Tech@vogue and Digital Style.

Top 10 Most-Loved Features of 2013

Top 10 Most-Loved Features of 2013

FEATURE / 31 Dec 2013

It's the end of the year - which features did our readers love the most in 2013? Click in to find out.

Apple to Increase Production of iPads and iPhones with New Manufacturing Partners

Apple to Increase Production of iPads and iPhones with New Manufacturing Partners

NEWS / 07 Nov 2013

Sources told AllThingsD that Apple has engaged the help of two Taiwan-based manufacturing firms to increase production of its iPads and iPhones to meet demand for the holiday season and the new year beyond.

iOS 7 Compatibility Chart - What each iOS Device will Get from iOS 7

iOS 7 Compatibility Chart - What each iOS Device will Get from iOS 7

FEATURE / 19 Sep 2013

Want to find out what iOS 7 features are available on the compatible iOS devices? We take a quick look at what iOS 7 offers for the different Apple devices

Sena Launches Galaxy S4 and iPhone 5 Cases

Sena Launches Galaxy S4 and iPhone 5 Cases

NEWS / 24 Jul 2013

Every case in the new Sena collection is handmade with full grain Napa leather that's soft to the touch, and is backed by a one-year limited warranty.

Philips DS3205 Docking Speaker  review

Philips DS3205 Docking Speakers - Return of the Dock?

REVIEW / 04 Jul 2013

The docking speaker returns in the form of the Philips DS3205. Compatible with Apple's iPhone 5 and any other device featuring the Lightning port, can the docking speaker hold its own against the challenge of Bluetooth, wireless speakers in the market? Read on for our findings.

EyeFly 3D Gives You 3D on Your iPhone Without 3D Glasses

EyeFly 3D Gives You 3D on Your iPhone Without 3D Glasses

NEWS / 02 Apr 2013

The EyeFly 3D is a nano-engineered screen protector which turns an ordinary screen into a 3D display, without the need for 3D glasses. The technology was developed here in Singapore over a period of two years and will be available from the mid to 20th of April.

TomTom South East Asia App (iPhone/iPad) review

TomTom South East Asia - GPS Navigation for Your iPhone and iPad Just Got Better

REVIEW / 15 Feb 2013

The TomTom Navigation app for the iPhone/iPad allows integration of both Facebook and Twitter to the app's already impressive list of features. Read on to find out how this app fares against independent GPS navigation devices with larger screens.

Apple Working on a More Affordable iPhone Model

Apple Working on a More Affordable iPhone Model

NEWS / 09 Jan 2013

The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and DigiTimes report that Apple is working on a more affordable iPhone model.

iOS 6.0.2 Update Causing Battery to Drain Faster on the iPhone 5 and iPad mini?

iOS 6.0.2 Update Causing Battery to Drain Faster on the iPhone 5 and iPad mini?

NEWS / 21 Dec 2012

Apple's latest iOS 6.0.2 update may be causing the battery to drain faster on the iPhone 5 and iPad mini.

Launch of iPhone 5 in China Sees Over Two Million Units Sold in Three Days

Launch of iPhone 5 in China Sees Over Two Million Units Sold in Three Days

NEWS / 17 Dec 2012

The iPhone 5 was launched in China over the weekend and sales were in excess of two million units in just three days.

Apple Captures 26.7% of World's LTE Device Market

Apple Captures 26.7% of World's LTE Device Market

NEWS / 12 Dec 2012

Apple managed to capture a quarter of the world's LTE market share less than three months after the launch of its iPhone 5. Its arch rival, Samsung continues to lead the market for the seventh straight quarter with 40%.

Samsung Fights Back with Lawsuit Over Apple's iPhone 5

Samsung Fights Back with Lawsuit Over Apple's iPhone 5

NEWS / 02 Oct 2012

In a move that was largely expected, Samsung has officially filed court papers accusing Appleā€™s iPhone 5 of infringing its patents.