iPhone 5S vs iPhone 5C vs iPhone 4S – Specs & Features Comparison

Apple unveiled two new iPhones: iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C, at its media event on September 10. As predicted, iPhone 5 has been discontinued but iPhone 4S remains in the stock. iPhone 5S specs include A7 processor, fingerprint sensor, and a new gold color. iPhone 5C specs, on the other hand, are almost identical to the iPhone 5 but it comes in plastic casing in multiple colors. In this post, we compare the technical specs and features of all the currently available iPhone models: iPhone 5S vs iPhone 5C vs iPhone 4S to see how they stand up against each other.
iPhone 5S comparison

Processor

iPhone 4S comes with A5 chip that was very capable in its day. iPhone 5C comes with an A6 processor just like the iPhone 5, and the latest and greatest iPhone 5S comes with the fastest A7 chip that’s 2x faster than the iPhone 5C chip and it’s the first mobile processor that comes with 64-bit instructions set.

Camera

The real iPhone photography started with iPhone 4S and iPhone camera has gotten progressively stronger since then. iPhone 5C features the same iPhone 5 camera. iPhone 5S features True Tone flash, which make low-lighting photography better than its predecessors.

Here’s the details specs comparison of all these three iPhones…

Also checkout:
iPhone 5S price and release date
iPhone 5C price and release date

iPhone 5S vs iPhone 5C vs iPhone 4S – Specs Comparison

iPhone 5S

iphone-5s-specs

iPhone 5C

iphone-5c-specs

iPhone 4S

iphone-4s-specs

Body

Device: Smartphone Smartphone Smartphone
Form Factor Slab Slab Slab
Dimensions: 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm 124.4 x 59.2 x 8.97 mm 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
Weight: 112 g 132 g 140 g
Colors: Black/Slate, White/Silver, Gold White, Pink, Yellow, Blue, Green Black, White

Display

Size (Diagonal) 4 inches 4 inches 3.5 inches
Resolution: 640 x 1136 pixels 640 x 1136 pixels 640 x 960 pixels
Pixel density: 326 ppi 326 ppi 330 ppi
Technology: Retina Display Retina Display Retina Display
Display Colors: 16M 16M 16M
Touchscreen: Capacitive, Multi-touch Capacitive, Multi-touch Capacitive, Multi-touch

Hardware

System chip: Apple A7 (64-bit)
M7 motion coprocessor
Apple A6 Apple A5
Processor: - Dual-core 1.3 GHz Dual-core 1 GHz
Graphics Processor: Yes, M7 motion coprocessor PowerVR SGX 543MP3 PowerVR SGX543MP2
RAM: - 1 GB 512 MB RAM
Capacity 16GB, 32GB, 64GB 16GB, 32GB 16GB, 32GB, 64GB
Card slot: No No No

Camera

Primary: 8 MP
3264×2448
Autofocus, Dual LED flash
8 MP
3264×2448
Autofocus, LED flash
8 MP
3264×2448 pixels
Autofocus, LED flash
Front-Facing Camera: 1.2 MP
720p@30fps
1.2 MP
720p@30fps
VGA
480p@30fps
Video: 1080p@30 fps
720p@120 fps Slo-mo (Slow motion)
Digital image stabilization
1080p@30 fps
Digital image stabilization
1080p@30fps
video stabilization
Features: ƒ/2.2 aperture
1.5µ pixels
ƒ/2.4 aperture ƒ/2.4 aperture

Network & Data

Speed: DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps;
LTE, 100 Mbps;
UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO Rev.B
DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps;
LTE, 100 Mbps;
UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO Rev.B
HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps
HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps
Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n
802.11n on 2.4GHz and 5GHz
Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n
802.11n on 2.4GHz and 5GHz
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
802.11n on 2.4GHz
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS

Connectivity

USB: Lightening Lightening 30-pin
Other: Computer sync, OTA sync Computer sync, OTA sync Computer sync, OTA sync
Bluetooth: 4 4

Bettery

Stand-by Up to 250 h Up to 250 h Up to 200 h
Talk time Up to 10 h (3G) Up to 10 h (3G) Up to 8 h (3G)
Playback Time Video: Up to 10 hours
Audio: Up to 40 hours
Video: Up to 10 hours
Audio: Up to 40 hours
Video: Up to 10 hours
Audio: Up to 40 hours
Capacity - -

Software

OS iOS iOS iOS
Applications Appstore Appstore Appstore

Sensors

Fingerprint identity sensor
Three-axis gyroAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor
Three-axis gyroAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor
Three-axis gyro
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor

Other Features

SIM Card Nano-SIM Nano-SIM Micro-SIM
Headphones Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic
Storage and travel case
Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic
Storage and travel case
Apple Headphones with Remote and Mic
Video Calling FaceTime FaceTime FaceTime

 

0 comments… add one

Leave a Comment