iPhone 5 does FaceTime in HD, detects faces

In addition to the 25 percent thinner and improved iSight camera found on the back of the iPhone 5 (and featuring dynamic low light mode, precision lens alignment and sapphire crystal), Apple bumped up the specs of the front-facing FaceTime camera. It now lets you conduct video calls in high-definition, has a backside illuminated sensor and can detect faces when you snap images. Developing…

In conjunction with iOS 6, you can now enjoy crisp video calls on cellular networks (check with your carrier as additional fees or limitations may apply) around the world.

And if your carrier happens to offer speedy LTE technology, your iPhone 5 will take advantage of that while doing FaceTime in HD.

In case you were wondering, HD here refers to 720p, not 1080p like on the back iSight camera.

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