The leakiest announcement in Apple's history: the iPhone 5 was revealed. Yes, in San Francisco yesterday, but day after day, week after week on the blogs and the news outlets. Still, in case you missed any of it -- despite the majority of the leaks proving true -- Apple still had a few surprises up its sleeve.
The new iPhone boasts a whole new design with a larger 4-inch screen, an improved A6 processor, and global 4G LTE cellular network support for dozens of networks in the U.S., Europe and Asia. It also comes with the latest iOS 6 mobile operating system, packed with new features such as Maps, Facebook integration, Passbook, and much more.
Zack Whittaker, ZDNet: Apple announced this week the long-awaited iPhone 5. Boasting a wealth of new features and technologies, today isn't just about Apple. Who will gain and lose out from Wednesday's event?
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, ZDNet: Apple has unveiled the iPhone 5, which it claims is the "biggest thing to happen to the iPhone since the iPhone". Here's a visual tour of what the new handset brings to the table.
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, ZDNet: Apple has just unveiled the iPhone 5, and for anyone who has been keeping up with all the hardware leaks over the past few months, there's an unnerving sense of déjà vu as the new hardware seems awfully familiar.
Jason D. O'Grady, ZDNet: Apple today announced an evolutionary upgrade to its flagship iPhone handset, but it left out NFC hardware. In the process, the world's most valuable company left billions of dollars in potential point-of-sale commissions on the table.
CNET: The company announces its thinner, lighter, and taller iPhone 5 with LTE. It also debuts a new iPod Touch and Nano. See how Apple's press event unfolded this morning through photos taken at the scene.
Ben Woods, ZDNet: Now that EE is launching its 1800MHz network, the UK will have access to 4G services for the first time. The question everyone wants to know the answer to is: will Apple's next iPhone have support for it?
James Kendrick, ZDNet: The hoopla has died down from the iPhone 5 event, including the band Foo Fighter packing up its gear. The new phone is an evolution of the most successful smartphone in history which is just right for Apple.
Larry Dignan, ZDNet: Let's play the contrarian game. The world says that Apple's iPhone 5 launch will kick off the greatest upgrade cycle in the history of electronic devices. Here are the wild cards that could prove the analysts wrong.
Andrew Nusca, CNET: Does Apple have a vision for what it wants the Nano to be when it grows up? In a portfolio of extremely consistent products, the Nano has ballooned and shrunk with each new generation.