Apple finally revealed iPhone 5S, as well as the iPhone 5C. iPhone 5S comes with a capacitive Home button that can read fingerprint. The Touch ID sensor is capacitive and 170 microns thin, Schiller said. It has 500 ppi resolution, and can scan in 360 degrees.
As expected, the new iPhone 5S looks very similar to the current iPhone 5, but it has several internal hardware improvements. It will also come in three colors. The phone features a brand-new system-on-a-chip A7 processor, which is the world’s first and only smartphone with 64-bit architecture. This means that both iOS 7 and Apple’s apps have been reengineered for 64-bit, but older 32-bit apps will run fine as well.
The 5S features a new, five-element Apple-designed camera lens with F/2.2 aperture. There is now a dual-flash, one that shines white while the other is amber. This will allow the 5S to combine the two colors and create a much more natural-looking flash. There are a number of other new features, including 120fps slo-mo recording at 720p.
5S is made of high-grade aluminum with chamfered edges. It comes in three colors, including silver, the oft-rumored gold, and what Apple refers to as “space gray.” Battery life: 10 hours of LTE browsing, 250 hours standby, and 10 hours talk time.
The iPhone 5S starts at $199 for 16GB, to $299 for 32GB and $399 for 64GB, all with a two-year contract. It will be available for preorder on Friday, September 13 and begin shipping a week later, September 20.