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Apple iPhone 5c vs Apple iPod touch 5th generation

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Apple iPhone 5c Remove phone

Posted: 10 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Cricket, Virgin Mobile, Boost Mobile, Alltel
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Apple iPod touch 5th generation Remove phone

Posted: 12 Sep 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneTablet 
OSiOS (8.x, 7.x)iOS (7.x, 6.1, 6) 
Form factorCandybarCandybar 
Dimensions4.90 x 2.33 x 0.35 inches (124.4 x 59.2 x 8.97 mm)4.86 x 2.31 x 0.24 inches (123.4 x 58.6 x 6.1 mm) 
Weight4.66 oz (132 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
3.10 oz (88 g)
the average is 14.5 oz (413 g)
 
Body materialPolycarbonate  
Side KeysLeft: Volume control, Lock/Unlock keyLeft: Volume control 
ColorsPink, Yellow, Green, Blue, WhiteBlack, White 
Display
Physical size4.0 inches4.0 inches 
Resolution640 x 1136 pixels640 x 1136 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

326 ppi326 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

IPS LCDIPS LCD 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
Peak brightness500 cd/m2 (nit)  
TouchscreenCapacitiveCapacitive, Multi-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Oleophobic coating  
Camera
Camera8 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.4F2.4 
FeaturesBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), PanoramaBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesDigital image stabilization, Picture-taking during video recording, Video lightDigital image stabilization, Video calling 
Front-facing camera1.2 megapixels1.2 megapixels 
Video capture1280x720 (720p HD)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Apple A6Apple A5 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual core, 1300 MHzDual core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processorYesPowerVR SGX543MP2 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

1016 MB RAM512 MB RAM (Dual-channel) 
Built-in storage32 GB64 GB 
Battery
Talk time (3G)10.00 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 30 days (710 h)
  
Music playback40.00 hours40.00 hours 
Video playback10.00 hours8.00 hours 
Capacity1507 mAh1030 mAh 
TypeLi - IonLi - Ion 
Not user replaceableYesYes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Genre, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Supported formatsMP3, AAC, eAAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless)MP3, AAC, eAAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless) 
Video playback   
Supported formatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264, AVI, MOVMPEG4, H.264, Motion JPG, MOV 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerLoudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
BrowserSafariSafari 
supportsHTML, HTML5HTML, HTML5 
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), TwitterYouTube (upload) 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz  
FDD LTE700 (band 13), 700 (band 17), 800 (band 19), 800 (band 20), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2), 1900 (band 25), 2100 (band 1) MHz  
DataLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS  
nano-SIMYes  
Global RoamingYes  
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning  
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation  
Phone features
PhonebookUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID  
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator, World clock, NotesCalendar, Alarm, Calculator 
MessagingSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text inputSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input 
E-mailIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange 
Instant MessagingYesYes 
Games Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz 
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBYesYes 
ConnectorProprietaryProprietary 
FeaturesUSB chargingUSB charging 
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm 
Charging connectorProprietaryProprietary 
OtherTV-Out, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneFlight mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation, Video recording  
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T4  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice recording 
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

20 Sep 2013  
FCC ID value: BCG-E2694B link  
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

   
Head1.19 W/kg  
Body1.17 W/kg  
Product Specific Use1.17 W/kg  
Simultaneous Transmission1.57 W/kg  
Availability
Officially announced10 Sep 201312 Sep 2012 
Shopping information
AccessoriesApple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, DocumentationiPod touch loop, Apple EarPods, Lightning to USB Cable, Quick Start guide 

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