Apple claims the capacity of the batteries on the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c went up. But by how much?

With all the hoopla around Apple and its newly outed iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, the eagle-eyed among you may have noticed one particular omission from the specs list that we provided – the battery size...
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13. davecann2

Posts: 460; Member since: Mar 15, 2011

I have to admit... I think the 5s is a sick phone and I cant wait to get my hands on it next week. This phone offeres everything, with the exception of a larger screen, that most apple fans wanted. I'm 100% going to buy it! Oh.. and the batter life of all my apple devices has always riocked!

14. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

you meant a sleek phone? have fun with your new iPhone 5s

15. davecann2

Posts: 460; Member since: Mar 15, 2011

Thanks Joey! Where I'm from sick is just slang for awesome. Jersey Strong!...lol

21. darkkjedii

Posts: 31073; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Can't wait Dave. I bigger screen is a want not a must have . The fact that I still have my note 2 fills that void. The ip5s is sick and I'm all in. +1

30. davecann2

Posts: 460; Member since: Mar 15, 2011

Thats what I'm talking about DK!!! Geez man... only a little more than a week away before you tie the knot man!!! Many blessings to the begging of your new life! My wife and I recently celebrated our 4yr. We have also been celebrating the recent birth of our twins =) Life is good!!!!!

41. darkkjedii

Posts: 31073; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Congrats on both bro, I'm a nervous Nellie lol, but ready. She's been a blessing to me, I'm lucky to have her. +1 bro

42. davecann2

Posts: 460; Member since: Mar 15, 2011

Dont be nervous... Trust me... when you find the right person it all just comes together. It will be the best decision you will ever make =) Also ment to say blessing not begging in my op. I type way to fast for my own good =P

43. darkkjedii

Posts: 31073; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Lol +1. I keep trying to fool myself into not thinking I am, but I am lol. What color 5S are you getting? I hooked on the gold one...gorgeous.

54. davecann2

Posts: 460; Member since: Mar 15, 2011

I was think I would get the gold one myself but I'm really starting to like the silver.

22. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Wow! didn't know that!! I will be getting my Note 3 when launch still thinking of whether i should buy the Galaxy gear as well. Chance are high as they are giving discount for combo purchase...hmm.. Best time of the year for gadget fan.

31. davecann2

Posts: 460; Member since: Mar 15, 2011

Right on Joey! You cant go wrong with having the best of both worlds!

44. darkkjedii

Posts: 31073; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I think you should get both, it'll enhance the experience. Do a thorough review please?

17. LiquidGalaxy

Posts: 332; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

I'm not exactly a heavy user and I don't play games on my phone (have my iPad for that), but i managed 2 and half days standby time on my 5 when i had it...Not sure what people are using their phones for that drains the battery so quickly?? :S

24. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Mainly from power use. Like gaming and heavy browsing sessions. My work iPhone dies pretty quick. Most phones do though to be fair. I think only the Note 2 and some Motorola phones are immune to this. I guess the G2 might be in this club now. Every other phone though, doesn't last if you power use it. That is why people want removable batteries in Asia.

18. jb4674

Posts: 145; Member since: Apr 05, 2013

Battery life on an iPhone is and has always been a joke.

19. Googler

Posts: 813; Member since: Jun 10, 2013

In a few days iFixit will know exactly what size the battery is.

23. darkkjedii

Posts: 31073; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

1570 for the 5S

25. Chris.P

Posts: 567; Member since: Jun 27, 2013

Probably something along the lines of... 1570mAh for the 5s and 1510mAh for the 5c?

49. Googler

Posts: 813; Member since: Jun 10, 2013

Extrapolated or actual? Not necessarily the same thing.

27. twens

Posts: 1176; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

Why do Apple fans lie about battery life. When I cracked my note 2's screen and sent it for repairs I started using my girlfriends iPhone 5.battery life was terrible. I had to charge it almost all the time. You guys should stop lying just because you love Apple. Apple don't care about you, if you run out of juice and miss important calls and messages Apple don't care. My note 2 never disappoints me.

45. darkkjedii

Posts: 31073; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

So you think Samsung cares about you, or your money? Your post made no sense at all. You coulda simply said, your note 2 gets great battery life.

47. Slammer

Posts: 1515; Member since: Jun 03, 2010

My G4 is getting fairly good battery life. However, I admit, when it comes to these companies, no one is spared by the phone marketing tactics. I prefer to have removable batteries until the battery manufacturers get their crap together and make them more stable and failsafe. Until then, sealing the battery is the manufacturers basically telling the consumers FU. Give us dollars and we will fix it. To me, this is worse than "I get more life out of my battery than you" argument. John B.

56. bigstrudel

Posts: 602; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

Your note 2 has a battery the size of an entire iPhone. What do you expect? Most people aren't willing to trade battery life for cumbersome size and cheap build quality.

58. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1777; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Cumbersome? You obviously have never used a Note. Yea that thing is a bit big, but I will never go back to a smaller screen after my amazing Note 2. It. will change you, same as it has for Darkjedi, he won't even give up his just for the fact of the larger screen, and hes the biggest Apple nerd/follower here.

37. xtian1103

Posts: 364; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

battery life on iphones has always been good but not really great. it's only last year and this year android oem's beginning to realize how much of a battery hog their devices are that's why 2500mah on a 1080p android phone should be mandatory. and always kill apps if you have task killers

38. PhoneCritic

Posts: 1354; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

I must admit as a former iPhone 4 user the battery life was pretty bad. Why because the iPhone 4, to me, was a beautiful phone I could not keep my hands off it. I would reach out for it even if I did not have to - just to turn it on and admire its beauty which in turn meant it used more battery with the constant turning on and off the constant checking of mail and web surfing etc.. it would not make it through a day without me having to charge it. Maybe twice during that day (morning & mid afternoon). But, I did not mind because it was and still is a very iconic piece of art for a mobile device. Today I have the HTC one and I do the same thing Because in my opinion it is the most beautiful Android device I have seen ( it in may ways not only rivals the iPhone 4 but, in my opinion, better designed ) It has a decent battery life it will last a day if I have it in full power mode. On battey saver I can get a day and a half. However, I also have from work a Motorola droid Razor Maxx ( I also think it's design is beautiful in a industrial way) and hands down it is the king of battery life. I can use it heavily for two day straight and still have juice to make it almost to the 3rd day without charging it. That is where Motorola kills the competition .

63. jacko1977

Posts: 428; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

bigger battery to zap people and kill them or put them in hospital

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