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Apple iPhone 5s Remove phone

Posted: 10 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular
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Sony Xperia Z1 Remove phone

Posted: 04 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - T-Mobile
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Remove phone

Posted: 04 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, Sprint
Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phoneSmart phone
OSiOS (8.x, 7.x)Android (5.0, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2)Android (5.0, 4.4.4, 4.4, 4.3)
Form factorCandybarCandybarCandybar
Dimensions4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)5.69 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches (144.4 x 73.9 x 8.5 mm)5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches (151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm)
Weight3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 5 oz (142 g)
6.00 oz (170 g)
the average is 5 oz (142 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 5 oz (142 g)
MaterialsMain body: aluminum  
Design features  Stylus
KeysLeft: Volume control, OtherRight: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock keyLeft: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Rugged Water, Dust resistant 
IP certified IP 58 
ColorsBlack, Gray, GoldBlack, Purple, WhiteBlack, Pink, White
Display
Physical size4.0 inches5.0 inches5.7 inches
Resolution640 x 1136 pixels1080 x 1920 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 ppi441 ppi386 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 LCDTFTSuper AMOLED
Screen-to-body ratio60.82 %64.52 %74.78 %
Colors16 777 21616 777 21616 777 216
Peak brightness500 cd/m2 (nit)  
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Oleophobic coatingLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)
Camera
Camera8 megapixels20.7 megapixels13 megapixels
FlashDual LEDLEDLED
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.

F2.2F2.0F2.2
Focal length (35mm equivalent)29 mm27 mm31 mm
Camera sensor size1/3"1/2.3"1/3.06"
Pixel size1.5 μm 1.12 μm
FeaturesSapphire crystal lens cover, Face detection, Digital zoom, Self-timer, Digital image stabilization, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Geo taggingFace detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Self-timer, Digital image stabilization, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Geo taggingBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), CMOS image sensor, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Autofocus, Touch to focus, Self-timer
SettingsExposure compensationWhite balance presetsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), PanoramaBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, ScenesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (120 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD)3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (120 fps)
Recording formatH.264, MOVMPEG4, H.263, H.264 
FeaturesTime-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilizationHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Video light, Digital image stabilizationDigital image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video calling
Front-facing camera1.2 megapixels2 megapixels2 megapixels
Video capture1280x720 (720p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD)1920x1080 (1080p 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 A7Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
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 MHz, Cyclone ARMv8, 64-bitQuad core, 2200 MHz, Krait 400Quad core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400
Graphics processorPowerVR G6430Adreno 330Adreno 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.

1024 MB RAM (1600 MHz) / LPDDR32048 MB RAM (Dual-channel, 800 MHz) / LPDDR33072 MB RAM (Dual-channel, 800 MHz) / LPDDR3
Built-in storage64 GB16 GB64 GB
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 64 GB
Battery
Talk time 13.83 hours
the average is 12 h (748 min)
25.00 hours
the average is 12 h (748 min)
Stand-by time10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 19 days (465 h)
36.7 days (880 hours)
the average is 19 days (465 h)
22.0 days (528 hours)
the average is 19 days (465 h)
Talk time (3G)10.00 hours
the average is 16 h (936 min)
15.00 hours
the average is 16 h (936 min)
21.00 hours
the average is 16 h (936 min)
Stand-by time (3G) 35.4 days (850 hours)
the average is 25 days (597 h)
17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 25 days (597 h)
Stand-by time (4G) 31.7 days (760 hours)
the average is 70 days (1689 h)
15.8 days (380 hours)
the average is 70 days (1689 h)
Music playback40.00 hours110.00 hours84.00 hours
Video playback10.00 hours5.50 hours13.00 hours
Capacity1570 mAh3000 mAh3200 mAh
TypeLi - IonLi - IonLi - Ion
Not user replaceableYes  
Wireless charging  Optional
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognition, Custom equalizerAlbum art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer
Supported formatsMP3, AAC, eAAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless)MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WAV, OGG, MIDIMP3, AAC, eAAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, WAV
Video playback   
Supported formatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264, Motion JPG, MOVMPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, XviD, AVI, MKVMPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV
Radio FM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker
YouTube playerYesYesYes
Internet browsing
BrowserSafari  
supportsHTML, HTML5HTML, HTML5HTML, HTML5
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), TwitterYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 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) MHz800 (band 20), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz700 (band 17), 800 (band 18), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2) MHz
DataLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSLTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSLTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
Micro SIM  Yes
nano-SIMYes  
VoLTE  Yes
Global RoamingYesYesYes
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 positioningGPS, A-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, Glonass
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation
Phone features
PhonebookUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID, Video IDUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring IDUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Notes, MemoCalendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer, Calculator, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, NotesCalendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator, Notes, Memo
MessagingSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text inputSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text inputSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
E-mailIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Instant MessagingYesHangouts / Google TalkHangouts / Google Talk, ChatON
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.04.0
Profiles/ ProtocolsAdvanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Health Device Profile (HDP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Proximity Monitor Profile over LE, Serial Port (SPP)Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac
Mobile hotspotYesYesYes
Wi-Fi Direct YesYes
USBYesUSB 2.0USB 3.0
ConnectorProprietarymicroUSBmicroUSB
FeaturesUSB chargingMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB Host, USB charging
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm3.5mm
HDMI via microUSBvia microUSB
Charging connectorProprietarymicroUSBmicroUSB
OtherTV-Out, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDropNFC, DLNA, MHL, ANT+, TV-Out, MirrorLink, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, DLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+, Infrared
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation, Video recording  
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Fingerprint (touch)Accelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer
Hearing aid compatibilityM4, T4 T3
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
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 201330 Sep 201307 Nov 2013
FCC ID value: BCG-E2642A linkFCC ID value: PY7PM-0450 linkFCC ID value: A3LSMN9005 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.

   
Head1.18 W/kg0.75 W/kg0.24 W/kg
Body1.18 W/kg0.77 W/kg0.72 W/kg
Product Specific Use1.20 W/kg1.15 W/kg1.04 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission1.58 W/kg1.33 W/kg1.07 W/kg
EU SAR   
Head  0.29 W/kg
Availability
Officially announced10 Sep 201304 Sep 201304 Sep 2013
Shopping information
AccessoriesApple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, DocumentationCharger, microUSB cable, User documentation 

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