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Apple iPhone 5c Remove phone

Posted: 10 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular

Samsung Galaxy S5 Remove phone

Posted: 24 Feb 2014
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Virgin Mobile, Boost Mobile

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Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSiOS (10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)Android (5.0, 4.4.2), TouchWiz UI 
Dimensions4.90 x 2.33 x 0.35 inches (124.4 x 59.2 x 8.97 mm)5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm) 
Weight4.66 oz (132 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (149 g)
5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (149 g)
MaterialsMain body: plasticMain body: plastic 
Features Fingerprint (swipe) 
Rugged Water, Dust resistant 
IP certified IP 67 
ColorsPink, Yellow, Green, Blue, WhiteBlack, Blue, White, Gold 
Physical size4.0 inches5.1 inches 
Resolution640 x 1136 pixels1080 x 1920 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 ppi432 ppi 

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.

Screen-to-body ratio59.93 %69.76 % 
Peak brightness500 cd/m2 (nit)  
FeaturesOleophobic coating, Light sensor, Proximity sensorScratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera8 megapixels16 megapixels 
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.

Focal length (35mm equivalent)33 mm31 mm 
Camera sensor size1/3.2"1/2.6" 
Pixel size 1.12 μm 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)Autofocus (Phase detection), Back-illuminated sensor (BSI) 
Software FeaturesDigital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo taggingDigital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging 
SettingsExposure compensationExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets 
Shooting ModesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), PanoramaBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Night mode, Scenes, Effects 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps) 
FeaturesTime-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilizationHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing 
Front-facing camera1.2 megapixels2.1 megapixels 
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 A6Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC 

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 MHz, SwiftQuad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400 
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX 543MP3Adreno 330 
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.

Built-in storage32 GB32 GB 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 128 GB 
Capacity1507 mAh2800 mAh 
TypeNot user replaceable, Li - IonUser replaceable, Li - Ion 
Wireless charging Optional 
Talk time 21.00 hours
the average is 15 h (874 min)
Stand-by time10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 15 days (365 h)
16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 15 days (365 h)
Talk time (3G)10.00 hours
the average is 17 h (1012 min)
21.00 hours
the average is 17 h (1012 min)
Music playback40.00 hours67.00 hours 
Video playback10.00 hours13.00 hours 
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Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Genre, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation, Video recordingfor Noise cancellation, Video recording 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
LTE (FDD)Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20 
DataLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSLTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Micro SIM Yes 
Nano SIMYes  
VoLTE Yes 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Hall, Gesture, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter 
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T4  
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBYesUSB 3.0 
FeaturesUSB chargingMass storage device, USB Host, USB charging 
HDMI via microUSB 

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 positioningGPS, A-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDropNFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Officially announced10 Sep 201324 Feb 2014 
Shopping information
AccessoriesApple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation  
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 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 - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

Head1.19 W/kg  
Body1.17 W/kg  
Product Specific Use1.17 W/kg  
Simultaneous Transmission1.57 W/kg  

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