Apple iPhone 4 vs Apple iPhone 5

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Display

Display size

3.5 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution

640 x 960 pixels
640 x 1136 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

55.77 %
60.82 %

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

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

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling
Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling

Front

0.3 megapixels VGA
1.2 megapixels

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

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Colors

Black, White
Black, White

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

0.5 GB
1 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
64 GB, 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

Talk time

14.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)
 

Stand-by time

12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)
9.4 days (225 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)

Talk time (3G)

7.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)
8.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 25 days (602 h)
 

Music playback

40.00 hours
40.00 hours

Video playback

10.00 hours
10.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 13

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz

Data

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

Connectivity

Bluetooth

2.1, EDR
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
Yes

Connector

Proprietary
Lightning

Features

USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Notifications

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

Hearing aid compatibility

 
M4, T4

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

 
TV-out

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jun 07, 2010
Sep 12, 2012

FCC ID value: BCG-E2380A link
FCC ID value: BCG-E2599A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.17 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Measured in

1900 MHz
 

Body

0.43 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Measured in

1900 MHz
 

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.57 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.18 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

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