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

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Posted: 12 Sep 2012
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, AT&T

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Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSiOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x)iOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6) 
Dimensions4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm) 
Weight3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
MaterialsMain body: aluminumMain body: aluminum 
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 - 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 ratio60.82 %60.82 % 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Oleophobic coatingLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Oleophobic coating 
Camera8 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashDual LEDLED 
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)29 mm33 mm 
Camera sensor size1/3"1/3.2" 
Pixel size1.5 μm1.4 μm 
FeaturesSapphire crystal lens cover, Face detection, Digital zoom, Self-timer, Digital image stabilization, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Geo taggingSapphire crystal lens cover, Face detection, Digital zoom, Self-timer, Digital image stabilization, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Geo tagging 
SettingsExposure compensationExposure compensation 
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), PanoramaHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (120 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesTime-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilizationTime-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling 
Front-facing camera1.2 megapixels1.2 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 A7Apple A6 

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, Cyclone ARMv8, 64-bitDual-core, 1300 MHz, Apple Swift 
Graphics processorPowerVR G6430PowerVR SGX543MP3 
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.

1024 MB RAM1016 MB RAM 
Built-in storage64 GB64 GB 
Stand-by time10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 18 days (424 h)
9.4 days (225 hours)
the average is 18 days (424 h)
Talk time (3G)10.00 hours
the average is 15 h (923 min)
8.00 hours
the average is 15 h (923 min)
Music playback40.00 hours40.00 hours 
Video playback10.00 hours10.00 hours 
Capacity1570 mAh1440 mAh 
Not user replaceableYesYes 
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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 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), TwitterYouTube (upload) 

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

 800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE700 (band 13), 700 (band 17), 800 (band 18), 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) MHz700 (band 13), 850 (band 5), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2), 2100 (band 1) MHz 
DataLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO Rev.B 

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 positioningA-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
FeaturesUSB chargingUSB charging 
OtherTV-Out, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDropTV-Out, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation, Video recordingfor Noise cancellation, Video recording 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Fingerprint (touch)Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4, T4M4, T4 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Officially announced10 Sep 201312 Sep 2012 
Shopping information
AccessoriesApple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, DocumentationApple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation 

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