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Apple iPhone 5S vs Apple iPhone 5

Top 21 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5S

Compared to Apple iPhone 5

anonymous
2384
A bit more battery power
Comment
1570 mAh
vs
1440 mAh
9.03% more battery power
Tricia Ho
1
Not as widenew
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The 5s fits perfectly in my small hands. The 6 is so huge that I can't use it one handed anymore
anonymous
264
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
anonymous
256
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
Comment
2.2
vs
2.4
Wider aperture at minimum focal length. With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
anonymous
192
Clearly bigger pixel size
Comment
2.25 µm²
vs
2 µm²
0.25 µm² bigger pixel size. Pixel size is the surface area of each pixel on the camera sensor. Larger pixels can absorb more light. This can result in better image quality and improved low-light performance.
anonymous
174
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
159
Measurably smaller semiconductor size
Comment
28 nm
vs
32 nm
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
anonymous
132
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
1347
vs
708
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
127
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
75
Supports 64-bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
anonymous
71
Distinctly faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
Comment
3451
vs
2416
42.84% faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
Panagiotis Argyrakis
3
Its more portable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The mobile phones made to be portable 4inch screen a larger screen then i prefer a tablet
Auzan El-ghiffari Su'ud
2
Cheaper spares
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The spares are much cheaper
Apple A7
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A7
anonymous
57
Vastly wider front-end
Comment
6
vs
3
3 wider front-end. The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better
anonymous
43
Considerably bigger L1 cache
Comment
256 KB
vs
64 KB
192 KB bigger L1 cache. A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430
anonymous
138
Significantly faster GPU clock speed
Comment
450 MHz
vs
266 MHz
184 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
anonymous
56
Newer version of DirectX
Comment
10
vs
9
Newer version of DirectX. DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
anonymous
47
Newer version of OpenGL ES
Comment
3.1
vs
2
Newer version of OpenGL ES. OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
anonymous
33
Newer version of OpenGL
Comment
4
vs
2
Newer version of OpenGL. OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
Apple Cyclone
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple Cyclone
anonymous
43
Has AES
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
anonymous
37
Considerably more bits executed at a time
Comment
128
vs
64
64 more bits executed at a time. NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.

Apple iPhone 5S is better than Apple iPhone 5 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top One Reason for the

Apple iPhone 5

Compared to Apple iPhone 5S

Ádám Szirtes
1
SGH S 5611
Comment
Yes
vs
No
SGH S 7350

Apple iPhone 5 is better than Apple iPhone 5S because...

Yes
vs
No

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