Apple iPhone 4s vs Apple iPhone 5s

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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

55.27 %
60.82 %

Peak brightness

500 cd/m2 (nit)
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 35.00 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.5 μm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

0.3 megapixels VGA
1.2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 inches (115.2 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

4.94 oz (140 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

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, White
Gold, Gray, Silver

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

TV-out
TV-out

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A5
Apple A7

Processor

Dual-core, 800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU

PowerVR SGX 543MP2
PowerVR G6430

RAM

0.5 GB
1 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB, not expandable

OS

iOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6, 5.1, 5)
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
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

USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

 
1570 mAh

Type

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

Talk time

14.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
 

Stand-by time

8.3 days (200 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G)

8.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
10.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Music playback

40.00 hours
40.00 hours

Video playback

10.00 hours
10.00 hours

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 04, 2011
Sep 20, 2013

FCC ID value: BCG-E2430A link
FCC ID value: BCG-E2642A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.18 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Measured in

1900 MHz
 

Body

1.15 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Measured in

850 MHz
 

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.20 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

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