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Apple iPhone 5 Review

0. phoneArena 22 Sep 2012, 17:25 posted on

Interestingly enough this time around, it seems as though Apple is the one that’s actually catching up to the competition, since they’ve finally brought a bigger screen and speedy 4G LTE connectivity to the iPhone 5 – while continuing to improve with a retooled camera lens and new chipset. Add in that it’s flaunting a new design, though still ...

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posted on 22 Sep 2012, 17:32 73

1. dr_fajardo12 (Posts: 118; Member since: 26 Aug 2012)


hahahahahahahaha

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 18:53 16

102. Connie.Linghus (banned) (Posts: 32; Member since: 14 Aug 2012)


No worries, the review is just biAsed iCaca.

posted on 23 Sep 2012, 13:28

292. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)


That's right Miss-A-Linghus, you tell em'!

posted on 25 Sep 2012, 17:30 1

321. AppleHateBoy (unregistered)


Hear me out folks. According to PA's measurements:-

Volume of iPhone 4S:- 62.78 cc
Volume of iPhone 5 :- 55.14 cc

Even though I hate Apple(due to their lawsuits), I have to commend them for this improvement.

posted on 26 Feb 2013, 07:08

347. Jigar99 (Posts: 2; Member since: 26 Feb 2013)


I have a white iphone 5. I want this iphone wallpaper please......

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 23:43 23

219. Kevin0988 (Posts: 12; Member since: 22 Sep 2012)


iPhone had aluminium design much better than galaxy s3 plastic.

posted on 23 Sep 2012, 08:09 11

264. amir1975 (Posts: 22; Member since: 18 Aug 2012)


this is not a big advantage buddy! Satisfaction talks : 9.3 against 9. it means Apple sucks!!

posted on 23 Sep 2012, 13:05 4

290. furious00 (Posts: 2; Member since: 23 Sep 2012)


Ummm...both The Verge and Engadget have the iPhone 5 scoring higher. So suck on that.

posted on 23 Sep 2012, 08:13 15

265. amir1975 (Posts: 22; Member since: 18 Aug 2012)


Yes it's a truth! you have paid MUCH more than any other phone, but you've got LESS.
it's APPLE !!

posted on 24 Sep 2012, 15:21 6

310. efdalemre (Posts: 1; Member since: 24 Sep 2012)


more like Half an Apple :)

posted on 05 Oct 2012, 03:01 1

327. Miley_3d (Posts: 16; Member since: 02 Oct 2012)


i agree with U.

posted on 23 Sep 2012, 11:33 1

285. AppleHateBoy (unregistered)


They just have to change the design, software UI and maps and PA will give it a 10. No offence but if other phones are getting so low scores (like Optimus G, International One X, Lumia 920) this is what I have to say.

According to me they only need to change the Design of the Phone, Change the software UI, replace Apple Maps with Google Maps, Make the UI more customizable and they will have a real winner on their hands.

Plus also add a microSD slot and a universal USB connector instead of that dopey proprietary connector.

posted on 23 Sep 2012, 11:39

287. AppleHateBoy (unregistered)


I did not mean the Optimus G(it hasn't been reviewed yet). And I meant Lumia 900.

posted on 25 Sep 2012, 23:29

322. AppleHateBoy (unregistered)


I just thought of something.
Moto RAZR MAXX => Apple iPhone 5 MAXX with a bigger battery and 8.6 mm thickness.

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 17:35 22

2. satanrules (Posts: 19; Member since: 22 Sep 2012)


The best iPhone yet. However you wanna look at it.

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 17:40 17

9. nnaatthhaannx2 (Posts: 820; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


Like we were expecting it to be the worst?

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 17:42 18

12. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)


o we know its worse....

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 17:40 16

10. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


I agree, this one is better than 4 or 4S.

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 18:26 7

71. binerry (Posts: 99; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)


I would hope so.

posted on 23 Sep 2012, 04:06 3

253. Retro-touch (Posts: 273; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)


Award for the most obvious comment!!!!
But not the best phone in the world, I still think the SGS2 is better than SGS3 (cheap plastic) and if the 3 looked like the HTC One X with the features and specs it has it would be the ultimate phone, removable battery and sdcard of course

posted on 23 Sep 2012, 08:52 7

268. satanrules (Posts: 19; Member since: 22 Sep 2012)


Isn't there always something missing?

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 17:35 2

3. Carlitos (Posts: 520; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


Wow, i was really expecting some solid news for the battery and it does not seem good. If the battery is just the same as the 4s on 3g, 4g LTE is going to take its hit. Its going to be rather ironic, that up to a year or so ago, iphones had pretty solid battery performance compared to many android and it now seems to be switching places.

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 17:57 4

26. binerry (Posts: 99; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)


Engadget tested with an LTE looped video, with wifi and Bluetooth on, and it got 10 minutes less than the Droid Razr Maxx.

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 18:05 1

35. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


what are you talking about? you're gonna have to link us to that one.

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 18:12 5

44. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


It's true

http://www.engadget.com/2012/09/18/apple-iphone-5-review/

"On our standard battery rundown test, in which we loop a video with LTE and WiFi enabled and social accounts pinging at regular intervals, the iPhone 5 managed a hugely impressive 11 hours and 15 minutes. That's just 10 minutes shy of the Motorola Droid RAZR Maxx."

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 18:31 1

77. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


wow, and this has what? a pair of 32nm cores? is there any word on what the mAh-age is? imagine how good the MAXX HD is going to be...good googly moogly, it's simply mouth watering.

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 18:39 1

92. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


A pair of 32nm cores at 1 GHz and a tri-core GPU; the battery is 1,440 mAh if I'm not mistaken.

I haven't seen you around here lately King, and I just mentioned you in a comment not too long ago!

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 19:07 1

120. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


only 1,440mAh? there must be some special sauce at work here. yeah, i saw that article. it's believed to be a PowerVR SGX543(MP3) if i'm not mistaken. i didn't even know there was such a thing... xD

i've been here and there. i don't really participate in a lot of the over active articles surrounding the iPhone but i do like to give my 2 cents in the articles like this that really matter.

oh yeah? i think we think a lot alike Bezerk. c:

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 19:17 6

127. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


Apple advertised in their announcement that they made some special software optimizations to improve battery life, they didn't exactly specify, but it sure did work whatever it was.

Neither do I, I actually tend to stay away from PA when there's an Apple product release, to bypass the iDevice flood. But this time around I decided to stick around and straighten some people up where I can. A mans work is never done...

posted on 22 Sep 2012, 19:31 4

140. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


true dat, this site needs more people like you.

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