Apple iPhone 5c

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

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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Display

Display size:

4.0 inches

Resolution:

640 x 1136 pixels

Pixel density:

326 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

59.93 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 33 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

Digital image stabilization, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Recording format:

H.264, MOV

Features:

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

Front:

1.2 megapixels

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD)

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

4.90 x 2.33 x 0.35 inches (124.4 x 59.2 x 8.97 mm)

Weight:

4.66 oz (132 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Pink, Yellow, Green, Blue, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Apple A6

Processor:

Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Swift

GPU:

PowerVR SGX543MP3

RAM:

1 GB LPDDR2

Internal storage:

32 GB, not expandable

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

1507 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable, Li - Ion

Stand-by time:

10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Talk time (3G):

10.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Music playback:

40.00 hours

Video playback:

10.00 hours

Internet browsing

Browser:

Safari

supports:

HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support:

YouTube (upload), Twitter

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 13, 17, 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

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO Rev.B

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Global Roaming:

Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi:

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

Mobile hotspot:

Yes

USB:

Yes

Connector:

Lightning

Features:

Mass storage device

Charging connector:

Lightning

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

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID, Video ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Notes, Memo

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Yes

Hearing aid compatibility:

M3, T4

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring:

TV-out

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, eAAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless)

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, AVI, MOV

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-E2694B link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.19 W/kg

Body:

1.17 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.57 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.17 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 10, 2013

Shopping information

In The Box:

Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
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This device is also known as Apple iPhone Light, Apple Low-cost iPhone, Apple iPhone Lite

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

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

Apple iPhone 5c

with 16 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

16 GB

Apple iPhone 5c

A1532

Differences from the main variant:

CDMA:

800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.85 W/kg

Body:

1.19 W/kg

Apple iPhone 5c

A1456

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 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-E2644A link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.19 W/kg

Body:

1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.19 W/kg

Apple iPhone 5c

A1507

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

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

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Apple iPhone 5c

A1529

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

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

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 39, 40

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 20, 2013

FCC ID value:

BCG-E2694A link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.19 W/kg

Body:

1.15 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.57 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.18 W/kg

Apple iPhone 5c

with 8 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

8 GB

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Pros

  • Small dimensions (4.90 x 2.33 x 0.35 inches)

Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (326 ppi)

Description

The iPhone 5c replaces the iPhone 5 in the Apple stable, inheriting its internals, like the A6 processor, 4" screen and 8 MP camera, but wraps them up in "unapologetically plastic" candy chassis that can be mixed and matched in many colors with the new slotted cases. It is Apple's first take at the upper mid-range concept, and runs the newest iOS 7 without a hitch.

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