Carson Gets His Hands On The iPhone 5!

Techies around the world lined up outside Apple Stores bright and early last week to be the first to buy the iPhone 5, but they’re not the only ones with a shiny new gadget…we have one too!

I do all the blogging and social media for Carson’s morning show, so I felt it was my responsibility have the latest technology in my hands on Friday. Luckily since I get up so early for work every day, I was easily able to pre-order the iPhone before they sold out.

This is my first iPhone and I’m already loving it. I previously owned an Android and while the HTC Evo’s big screen is nice, it was just way too bulky, especially if you have a tiny purse! You ladies know what I’m talking about!

The battery life is also significantly better than my Evo. The charge lasts all day long, which is great since I can’t always find time to plug it into a wall.

Make sure to check out the Panorama photo feature. You don’t even need the iPhone 5 to take advantage of it, just make sure to update to iOS 6. It takes gorgeous 180-degree photos with just a click. Here’s one I took of Carson this morning in the studio:

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Photo by Sarah Carroll // AMP Radio

And here’s one I took at the Hollywood Bowl…pretty sweet, right?

hollwyood bowl Carson Gets His Hands On The iPhone 5!

Photo by Sarah Carroll // AMP Radio

All-in-all, it’s a great, extremely fast phone, so if you’re an iPhone user on the fence about upgrading, update to iOS 6 first and decide whether that’s good enough or if you need the faster A6 processor and 4G LTE data speed.

As a former Android user, I am definitely not disappointed, so don’t be nervous about making the switch!

Take a listen to my full review below:

-Sarah Carroll, 97.1 AMP Radio/Los Angeles

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