Apple iPhone 5 vs Apple iPhone 5c

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Display

Display size

4.0 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution

640 x 1136 pixels
640 x 1136 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

60.82 %
59.93 %

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

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

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

1.2 megapixels
1.2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)
4.90 x 2.33 x 0.35 inches (124.4 x 59.2 x 8.97 mm)

Weight

3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.66 oz (132 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Colors

Black, White
Pink, Yellow, Green, Blue, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A6
Apple A6

Processor

Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Apple Swift, 32 nm
Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Swift

GPU

PowerVR SGX543MP3
PowerVR SGX543MP3

RAM

1 GB
1 GB

Internal storage

64 GB, not expandable
32 GB, not expandable

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

1440 mAh
1507 mAh

Stand-by time

9.4 days (225 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)
10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)

Talk time (3G)

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

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

UMTS

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

GSM

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

CDMA

800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
 

Data

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Yes
Yes

Connector

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device

Location

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

Other

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
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
M3, T4

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

TV-out
TV-out

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 12, 2012
Sep 20, 2013

FCC ID value: BCG-E2599A link
FCC ID value: BCG-E2694B link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.18 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Body

1.18 W/kg
1.17 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.57 W/kg
1.57 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.18 W/kg
1.17 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning 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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