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Apple iPhone 5 vs Apple iPhone 4 vs Apple iPhone 4s

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

4.0 inches
3.5 inches
3.5 inches

Resolution:

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

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

60.82 %
55.77 %
55.27 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216
16 777 216

Peak brightness:

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

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A6 (32 nm)
Apple A4
Apple A5

Processor:

Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Apple Swift
Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8
Dual-core, 800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU:

PowerVR SGX543MP3
PowerVR SGX535
PowerVR SGX 543MP2

RAM:

1GB LPDDR2
0.5GB
0.5GB DDR2

Internal storage:

64GB, not expandable
32GB
64GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

1440 mAh
1420 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 33 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.8; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.75 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 35.00 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling
Video calling
EIS

Front:

1.2 MP
0.3 MP VGA
0.3 MP VGA

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)
4.50 x 2.31 x 0.37 inches (114.3 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm)
4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 inches (115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm)

Weight:

3.95 oz (112.0 g)
4.83 oz (137.0 g)
4.94 oz (140.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Other
Left: Volume control, Other
Left: Volume control, Other

Colors:

Black, White
Black, White
Black, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

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

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Micro SIM
Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
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, Video recording
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
2.1, EDR
4.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Lightning
Proprietary, USB 2.0
Proprietary, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T4

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
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
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 12, 2012
Jun 07, 2010
Oct 04, 2011

FCC ID value:

BCG-E2599A
BCG-E2380A
BCG-E2430A

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.18 W/kg
1.17 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz
1900 MHz

Body:

1.18 W/kg
0.43 W/kg
1.15 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz
850 MHz

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 12, 2012
Jun 07, 2010
Oct 04, 2011
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