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Apple iPhone 5

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Apple iPhone 5 review: specs and price

Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5

Why is Apple iPhone 5 better than the average?

  • Pixel density
    326ppivs323.75ppi
  • Internal storage
    64GBvs29.5GB
  • Weight
    112gvs151.9g
  • Thickness
    7.6mmvs8.96mm
  • Width
    58.6mmvs71.34mm
  • Height
    123.8mmvs142.61mm
  • Bluetooth version
    4vs3.92
  • Number of microphones
    3vs1.65

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Design

1.weight

112g

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62.5g

2.Is dustproof and water resistant
Apple iPhone 5

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

3.thickness

7.6mm

Best

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4.6mm

4.width

58.6mm

Best

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42mm

5.height

123.8mm

Best

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67mm

6.volume

55.14cm³

Best

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36.17cm³

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Display

1.pixel density

326ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

2.screen size

4"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

3.resolution

640 x 1136px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

4.has branded damage resistant glass
Apple iPhone 5

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

For example

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple iPhone 5

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.has an IPS screen
Apple iPhone 5

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

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Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 1.3GHz

Best

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10 x 2.6GHz

2.RAM

1GB

Best

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10GB

3.has an external memory slot
Apple iPhone 5

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

For example

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

4.internal storage

64GB

Best

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1024GB

5.semiconductor size

32nm

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7nm

6.GPU clock speed

266MHz (Apple A6)

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

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1000MHz

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Cameras

1.megapixels

8MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.front camera megapixels

1.2MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

3.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

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1080 x 120fps

4.widest aperture

f/2.4

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.

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1.4 & 2.6f

5.Has a dual-tone LED flash
Apple iPhone 5

A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.

For example

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

6.has a BSI sensor
Apple iPhone 5

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.

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Audio

1.has a radio
Apple iPhone 5

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Panasonic Eluga X1

2.number of microphones

3

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple iPhone 5

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

4.has dedicated media keys
Apple iPhone 5

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

1440mAh

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16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
Apple iPhone 5

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Blu Advance L4

3.wireless charging
Apple iPhone 5

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

4.has a rechargeable battery
Apple iPhone 5

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

5.has a battery level indicator
Apple iPhone 5

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.download speed

100MBits/s

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

1200MBits/s

2.has NFC
Apple iPhone 5

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

For example

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

3.Is DLNA certified
Apple iPhone 5

All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

4.Has a fingerprint scanner
Apple iPhone 5

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

5.Bluetooth version

4

Best

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

5.1

6.upload

50MBits/s

Best

Xiaomi Black Shark

310MBits/s

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Miscellaneous

1.floating-point performance

0.03TFLOPS (Apple A6)

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

Best

Lenovo A6600

0.81TFLOPS

2.memory bandwidth

8.5GB/s

A higher memory bandwidth means the memory can be accessed faster and therefore data can be retrieved quicker, having a positive effect on the performance.

Best

OnePlus 5T

29.8GB/s

3.Has a built-in FM transmitter
Apple iPhone 5

Built-in FM transmitter allows you to wirelessly stream music from your device to any radio, e.g. in your car, at a predefined frequency.

For example

T-Mobile Doubleshot

4.exposure time

0.07s

When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.

Best

Oppo Find 7a

30s

5.Is a system camera
Apple iPhone 5

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

6.supports AVCHD format
Apple iPhone 5

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

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