Apple iPhone 4 vs Apple iPhone 5

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Display

Size

3.5 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution

960 x 640 pixels,
326 PPI
1136 x 640 pixels,
326 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

55.77 %
60.82 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A4
Apple A6

Processor

Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8
Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Apple Swift, 32 nm

GPU

PowerVR SGX535
PowerVR SGX543MP3

RAM

0.5GB
1GB LPDDR2

Internal storage

32GB
64GB, not expandable

OS

iOS (7.x, 6.1, 6, 5.1, 5, 4.x)
iOS (10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6)

Battery

Capacity

1420 mAh
1440 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Stand-by time (hours)

300 hours
225 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
8 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.8; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.75 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 33 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling
Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling

Front

0.3 MP VGA
1.2 MP

Design

Dimensions

4.50 x 2.31 x 0.37 inches (114.3 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm)
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Colors

Black, White
Black, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 13(700 c)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

 
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

2.1, EDR
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Proprietary, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

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