Under new CEO Tim Cook, the Cupertino giant had been trying to "double down on secrecy" and not leak any details about the device ahead of time. A few details snuck out, however, as they tend to do in the mobile world. (See 5 iPhone 5 Features Carriers Should Care About .)
Here's a quick recap of what expected announcements Apple delivered on today and which features didn't make the cut in iPhone 5.
— Sarah Reedy, Senior Reporter, Light Reading Mobile