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Apple iPhone 5 vs Apple iPhone 4

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

Display

Size:

4.0 inches
3.5 inches

Resolution:

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

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

60.82 %
55.77 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A6
Apple A4

Processor:

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

GPU:

PowerVR SGX543MP3
PowerVR SGX535

RAM:

1GB LPDDR2
0.5GB

Internal storage:

64GB, not expandable
32GB

Device type:

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)

Battery

Capacity:

1440 mAh
1420 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

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

Video recording:

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

Features:

Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling
Video calling

Front:

1.2 MP
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)

Weight:

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

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Keys:

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

Colors:

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)

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

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

TV-out

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Lightning
Proprietary, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

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

Other features:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 12, 2012
Jun 07, 2010

FCC ID value:

BCG-E2599A
BCG-E2380A

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.18 W/kg
1.17 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

1.18 W/kg
0.43 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 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

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 12, 2012
Jun 07, 2010
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