Well, unless you've been in spaceship on route to Mars, you know today was the big launch of Apple's iPhone 5.

For car lovers the big change is the all new maps app which in our opinion was sorely lacking on previous phones that's why we used Mapquest on ours.

But this new Maps app has some really cool features like voice directions, turn by turn, flyovers and 3d building views.

Based on the capabilities of just the nav one could justify the price of the new iPhone alone.

The latest model of Apple's flagship iOS device features a glass and aluminum enclosure that's 18% thinner than the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 and weighs in 20% lighter than these previous models at 112 grams. It has a 4-inch 1136 x 640 pixel (326 pixels per inch) Retina Display giving it the same width as the iPhone 4S but a taller form factor.

Full live blog text and photos from the event

The screen is bigger and with amazing Retina resolution but we want to know based on what you saw is it enough to impress you?

Will you be upgrading to it or switching platforms and finally becoming an Apple fan because of it?

Special thanks to our friends at Engadget for the live blog coverage.

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iPhone 5 Launches! All New Maps, Nav And Many Other Cool Features Added. But Was It Enough?

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