Apple iPhone 5s

Announced:
Sep 10, 2013
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Sep 20, 2013

PhoneArena Rating:

9.3
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Apple iPhone 5s

Announced: Sep 10, 2013
Market status: Released
Release date: Sep 20, 2013

PhoneArena Rating:

9.3
Read Full Review
  • Display 4.0" 640 x 1136 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A7, Dual-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 1570 mAh(10h 3G talk time)
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

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Display size:

4.0 inches

Resolution:

640 x 1136 pixels

Pixel density:

326 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

60.82 %

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

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Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.5 μm

Flash:

Dual LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization

Front:

1.2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)

Weight:

3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Colors:

Gold, Gray, Silver

Hardware & Performance

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System chip:

Apple A7

Processor:

Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU:

PowerVR G6430

RAM:

1 GB

Internal storage:

64 GB

OS:

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)

Battery

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Capacity:

1570 mAh

Stand-by time:

10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

Talk time (3G):

10.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1397 min)

Music playback:

40.00 hours

Video playback:

10.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band

USB:

Yes

Connector:

Lightning

Features:

Mass storage device

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Other:

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Hearing aid compatibility:

M4, T4

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

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Screen mirroring:

TV-out

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 20, 2013

FCC ID value:

BCG-E2642A link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.18 W/kg

Body:

1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.20 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box:

Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

This device is also known as Apple A1533, Apple A1453, Apple A1457, Apple A1530

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Apple iPhone 5s

with 32 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

32 GB

Apple iPhone 5s

with 16 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

16 GB

Apple iPhone 5s

A1533

Differences from the main variant:

CDMA:

800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.13 W/kg

Body:

1.19 W/kg

Apple iPhone 5s

A1453

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26

CDMA:

800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 20, 2013

FCC ID value:

BCG-E2642A link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.18 W/kg

Body:

1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.20 W/kg

Apple iPhone 5s

A1457

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 20, 2013

FCC ID value:

BCG-E2643B link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.17 W/kg

Body:

1.11 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.09 W/kg

Apple iPhone 5s

A1530

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 20

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 39, 40

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 20, 2013

FCC ID value:

BCG-E2643A link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.18 W/kg

Body:

1.09 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.09 W/kg

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Pros

  • Small dimensions (4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches)
  • Large camera sensor pixel size (1.5 μm)

Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (326 ppi)

Description

The iPhone 5s is not a radical departure in design for Apple, save for one very important feature. No, we don't mean the new Space Gray and Gold colors. We have in mind the home button that has been on iPhones from day one, is now turned into a fingerprint scanner dubbed Touch ID. It lets you unlock the phone and authorize purchases, safely storing your fingerprints in the A7 processor itself, out of the reach for anyone but a few default iOS 7 apps. This A7 processor debuts on the iPhone 5s as the first 64-bit mobile chipset in use on a commercial device, utilized by the latest flat and minimalistic iOS 7 that has been rewritten to take advantage of the 64-bit system. It sports a dedicated M7 co-processor for always-on motion sensing, too. The iSight camera stayed 8 MP, but is much improved, with larger pixels, wider aperture, and the ability to shoot slow motion videos, not to mention the dual two-tone LED flash on the back that strives for natural skin color representation.

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