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Apple iPhone 5s Review

0. phoneArena 23 Sep 2013, 07:09 posted on

As history has shown us, we’re in one of those years where Apple decides to retain the styling and design of its previous iPhone, and simply spices things up in the specs department, as well as throwing in some other new goodies into the mix. In this particular case, the iPhone 5s brings forth a fancy schmancy new fingerprint scanner called Touch ID, a first of a kind 64-bit based Apple A7 mobile processor, and an updated iSight camera with larger sized pixels. Beyond the hardware goodness in tow with the iPhone 5s, it’s also sporting Apple’s biggest undertaking yet, iOS 7, which has been a long time coming...

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posted on 23 Sep 2013, 18:53

117. miket247 (Posts: 81; Member since: 16 Apr 2013)


SUNSPIDER? NEVER HEARD OF IT?

posted on 23 Sep 2013, 18:58 2

118. miket247 (Posts: 81; Member since: 16 Apr 2013)


"Almost equal to the predecessor" Really? Usually new phones are supposed to be big improvements over the predecessor! The new iOS7 feels like it wasnt finished - like it was rushed to market because everyone was complaining about OS6 lagging behind!

posted on 23 Sep 2013, 21:07 3

122. sabres0809 (Posts: 16; Member since: 18 Dec 2012)


No originality. Just a finger print scanner and a processor that won't be relevant because everything is made to run on old processors

posted on 23 Sep 2013, 22:57 6

127. Samsungadroidrules (Posts: 104; Member since: 28 Jul 2013)


Galaxy S4 has 5 inch screen and yet it is Slim and Lightest. Nit to mention its Advanced features. Unlike this Outdated, Boring Over priced iPhone again.

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 09:04 3

132. MobileKicker (Posts: 212; Member since: 19 Sep 2013)


This comes with touch id fingerprint sensor
Does ur dandroid comes with it?

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 09:53 2

133. CtK4949 (Posts: 35; Member since: 22 Nov 2011)


Rolls Royce are boring as hell!! Just like the crraple phone!!

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 20:03 9

136. realnic55 (Posts: 2; Member since: 24 Sep 2013)


If you're buying a two year old Atrix it does.

posted on 26 Sep 2013, 09:09

138. rezzy (Posts: 2; Member since: 26 Sep 2013)


Hey PapaSmurf.

I created this account just for you. I've been reading your comments for a bit - as I found them interesting, funny, insightful and at times ... actually correct.

Then this. What a let down. You clearly don't know what you're talking about - but at least you're still funny.

Keep up the good work.

posted on 26 Sep 2013, 09:11

139. rezzy (Posts: 2; Member since: 26 Sep 2013)


BTW: in case it's not clear - I'm talking about this:

'I've even seen the 5S lag with it's A7 chip. I've tried every iPad and iPhone and can confirm responsiveness is there 50% of the time.'

posted on 26 Sep 2013, 19:35 3

143. darkkjedii (Posts: 22956; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Shhhhhhhhhhh, oh yeah PA already shushed you.

posted on 29 Sep 2013, 08:01 1

150. MobileKicker (Posts: 212; Member since: 19 Sep 2013)


Smurf you are too little for it get lost

posted on 29 Sep 2013, 18:56 2

151. rightcue805 (Posts: 55; Member since: 08 Jul 2013)


oooooo it was hacked in the first 3 days.

posted on 29 Sep 2013, 18:57

152. rightcue805 (Posts: 55; Member since: 08 Jul 2013)


ALL OF IT! The fact that you guys still don't have a removeable battery, no expandable memory. SUPPORT? HA

posted on 02 Oct 2013, 09:56 3

165. MobileKicker (Posts: 212; Member since: 19 Sep 2013)


That's not a strong reason!

posted on 06 Oct 2013, 08:36 1

169. saffant (Posts: 274; Member since: 04 Jul 2011)


Sure it is. That's two BIG reasons. See how people flamed the S4 when it came out cuz it looked to similar to the S3. Well the 5S looks IDENTICAL to the 5.

Also, this is 2013.. 4" screens are dead. In this multimedia age, everyone wants a bigger screen.

posted on 06 Oct 2013, 08:37 1

170. saffant (Posts: 274; Member since: 04 Jul 2011)


Get a S4 then, or a HTC One/ Nexus 5 etc.

iPhone's 4" screen is a bad.. bad joke.

posted on 06 Oct 2013, 08:38

171. saffant (Posts: 274; Member since: 04 Jul 2011)


There's no "logic" with fanboyism.

posted on 13 Oct 2013, 06:47 1

173. Alexs21 (unregistered)


Wow it comes with a finger print sensor.

posted on 14 Nov 2013, 07:52 3

180. MobileKicker (Posts: 212; Member since: 19 Sep 2013)


And "was" updated in the next 3 days

posted on 14 Dec 2013, 10:54

181. Alexs21 (unregistered)


He didn't say it was thick he said it looks thick.

posted on 28 Jan 2014, 17:27

186. Neo_Huang (Posts: 1067; Member since: 06 Dec 2013)


That's just a gimmick, and probably just a way for the NSA to get your fingerprint. Besides, haven't you heard of the Vivo Xplay 3s? Or the HTC One Max? Or even some 5 year old phone? Get your facts straight before posting.

posted on 28 Jan 2014, 17:33

187. Neo_Huang (Posts: 1067; Member since: 06 Dec 2013)


That's not "every phone out there", and you really trust those benchmarks?

posted on 04 Jul 2014, 16:38

191. gutuebogdan (Posts: 29; Member since: 16 Oct 2013)


Not everyone wants a bigger screen. 4" for a smarphone is perfect. Everything biger than 4, 3" is perfect for a multimediaphone. Just my opinion.

posted on 27 Jul 2014, 23:58 1

192. mstar010 (Posts: 1; Member since: 27 Jul 2014)


Are you kidding me? Apple introduced the first touch screen smartphone that was actually good.

I feel like everyone else has no originality making phones with smartphones.

Plus you get incredible build quality with an iPhone only rivaled by an HTC One.

All the other android phones are cheap plastic pos.

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 14:08

193. bob_monkeywarts (Posts: 236; Member since: 14 Apr 2014)


Right, but it feels thick compared to other phones. Motorola devices are amazingly designed with a curved back, nice materials, and that awesome little "dimple." The iPhone 5s (and the iPhone 5c, and the iPhone 5, and the iPhone 4s, and the iPhone 4, and EVERY IPHONE) is a box that FEELS thick because it's just a slab.

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 14:09

194. bob_monkeywarts (Posts: 236; Member since: 14 Apr 2014)


The s5 does. My dandroid also comes with face recognition.

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 14:11

195. bob_monkeywarts (Posts: 236; Member since: 14 Apr 2014)


You are such a fanboy.

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 14:16

196. bob_monkeywarts (Posts: 236; Member since: 14 Apr 2014)


The only reason Safari is the best iPhone browser is because iOS 7 doesn't let Chrome and other browsers use as much processing power as Safari. In iOS 8 they are making it better.

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 14:19

197. bob_monkeywarts (Posts: 236; Member since: 14 Apr 2014)


No, it was because Apple was running out of ideas. Then they copy Android for iOS 8 and call it "innovative."

posted on 23 Sep 2013, 07:14 29

2. android_hitman (unregistered)


such a high score.... hmmm.. for:

same screen, same design (except the mid button) and the same battery

but then again, PA is known to be a little apple oriented

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