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Apple iPhone 5

Apple iPhone 5
$169.00
Brand: Apple
Category: Phones
  • Display: 4 inches (640 x 1136 pixels) Retina HD Display
  • Camera: 8 MP Main / 1.2 MP Front
  • Storage: 8/16/32/64 GB
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • CPU: Dual-core 1.3 GHz, Apple A6
  • OS: iOS 6, upgradable to iOS 10.3.3

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8.2 4.1 1
  • Design and Built Quality 8 / 10
  • Display Quality 8 / 10
  • Camera Quality 8 / 10
  • Audio and Multimedia 8 / 10
  • OS and Usability 8 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

Apple iPhone 5 - Full Specifications

Launch

  • Announced
    2012, September
  • Status
    Available. Released 2012, September

Network

  • Technology
    GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
  • 2G Network Bands
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - GSM A1428
    CDMA 800 / 1900 / 2100 - CDMA A1429
  • 3G Network Bands
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - GSM A1428
    CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - CDMA A1429
  • 4G Network Bands
    LTE band 4(1700/2100), 17(700) - GSM A1428
    LTE 700 / 850 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 - CDMA A1429
    LTE 850 / 1800 / 2100 - GSM A1429
  • Speed
    HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
  • GPRS GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet oriented mobile data service on the 2G and 3G cellular communication system's global system for mobile communications (GSM), Generally, GPRS is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
    Yes, Class 10
  • EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a wireless network technology generally considered the next step in the 2G network offers data transfer rates up to four times faster than ordinary GSM networks, Generally, EDGE is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
    Yes, Class 10

Body

  • Dimensions
    123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm (4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 in)
  • Weight
    112 g (3.95 oz)
  • Build Build refers to the built quality of the device
    Front glass, aluminum body
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.
    Nano-SIM

Display

  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size
    4.0 inches, 44.1 cm2 (~60.8% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution
    640 x 1136 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~326 ppi density)
  • Touch Screen
    Yes, up to 5 fingers
  • Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    Corning Gorilla Glass, oleophobic coating

Platform

  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    iOS 6, upgradable to iOS 10.3.3
  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Apple A6 (32 nm)
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Dual-core 1.3 GHz Swift (ARM v7-based)
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    PowerVR SGX 543MP3 (triple-core graphics)

Memory

  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    1 GB
  • Storage Capacity
    8/16/32/64 GB
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    No
  • Phonebook
    Practically Unlimited
  • Call Record
    Practically Unlimited

Main Camera

  • Camera Type
    Single Lens
  • Camera Sensor(s)
    8 MP
  • Camera Features
    Panorama, HDR, f/2.4 aperture, 33mm (standard), 1/3.2", 1.4µm, Autofocus
  • Video Resolution
  • LED Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    Yes, Single LED

Selfie Camera

  • Camera Type
    Single Lens
  • Camera Sensor(s)
    1.2-megapixel
  • Camera Features
    f/2.4 aperture, face detection, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular
  • Video Resolution
    720p
  • LED Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    No

Sound

  • Loudspeaker
    Yes
  • Speaker Location
    Chin, below display
  • Audio Jack Type
    Yes, 3.5mm audio jack
  • Sound Enhancements
    - 16-bit/44.1kHz audio
    - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Connectivity

  • USB
    Micro USB 2.0
  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, LE
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • FM Radio
    No

Other Features

  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Colors
    Black and white, Silver
  • Java Support Java for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications.
    No
  • Messages
    SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
  • Games
    Yes, Downloadable from Apple iTunes
  • Additional Features
    HTML (Safari)
    - Siri natural language commands and dictation
    - iCloud cloud service
    - Maps
    - Organizer
    - TV-out
    - Audio/video player/editor
    - Photo viewer/editor
    - Voice command/dial
    - Predictive text input

Battery

  • Battery Capacity
    Non-removable Li-Po 1440 mAh battery (5.45 Wh)
  • Fast Charging
    No
  • Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device.
    No
  • Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower.
    16 hours
  • Stand-by
    350 hours
  • Music Play
    29 hours

Apple iPhone 5 - User Reviews and Opinions

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  • What do you feel about Design and build quality of this device?
    7
  • Screen size, image quality (brightness, colors, contrast, etc), visibility in sun light, angles of view and touchscreen.
    7
  • Usability of Camera interface, image and video quality in different light conditions and environment.
    7
  • Music and video players, playback quality, speaker sound and handsfree options.
    7
  • What do you feel about usability and speed of UI (user interface), messaging, calling, contacts management, call history, notifications and internet browsing?
    7
  • What about battery life, while calling, listening music, watching videos, playing games and doing other tasks.
    7
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