Apple iPhone 5

Description

The Apple iPhone 5 is the first iPhone with a larger, 4-inch screen. At the same time, it has become thinner, with a more elongated body. The iPhone 5 is powered by a new A6 chip that’s twice as powerful as the chip on the preceding iPhone 4S. It’s also the first iPhone with 4G LTE, supporting not just American frequencies, but LTE networks across the globe.

This device is also known as Apple A1429

Pros

  • Small dimensions (4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches)

Cons

  • 64GB basic storage (not expandable)

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Display

Benchmarks
Size: 4.0 inches
Resolution: 1136 x 640 pixels, 326 PPI
Technology: IPS LCD
Screen-to-body: 60.82 %
Features: Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

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System chip: Apple A6
Processor: Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Apple Swift, 32 nm
GPU: PowerVR SGX543MP3
RAM: 1GB LPDDR2
Internal storage: 64GB, not expandable
OS: iOS (10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6.x) Screenshots

Battery

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Capacity: 1440 mAh
Type: Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Camera

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Rear: Single camera Camera samples
Main camera: 8 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 33 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Video recording: 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
Features: Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling
Front: 1.2 MP
Dimensions: 4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)
Weight: 112.0 g
Materials: Back: Aluminum
Colors: Black, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 13(700 c)
UMTS: 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
Data Speed: LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS
SIM type: Nano SIM

Multimedia

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Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Features: Album art cover, Background playback
Screen mirroring: TV-out
Additional microphone(s): for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 4.0
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot
USB: Lightning
Features: Mass storage device, Charging
Location: A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Other: UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Phone features

Notifications: Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Other features: Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: Sep 12, 2012
FCC ID value: BCG-E2599A link
Measured SAR:
Head: 1.18 W/kg
Body: 1.18 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.57 W/kg
Wireless Router: 1.18 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box: Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
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Alternative variants

Apple iPhone 5

with 32 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 32GB

Apple iPhone 5

with 16 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 16GB

Apple iPhone 5

1428

Differences from the main variant:
LTE (FDD): Bands 4(AWS-1), 17(700 b)
UMTS: 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Apple iPhone 5

1429 for Europe

Differences from the main variant:
LTE (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850)

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